Altun Alem Mosque Novi Pazar

Altun Alem Mosque Novi Pazar Altun-alem Mosque /mosque with golden alem – the precious stone/ is set in the middle part of the Prvomajska street in Novi Pazar, between the former impressive hamam of Gazi Isa beg /Gazi Isa Ishakovicg...

Banja Monastery

Banja Monastery Banja Monastery or, as it was called earlier in the history, St. Nicholas of Dabar is situated in the very vicinity of Priboj on a highland plateau of the Banja Brdo at the right bank of Lim River,...

Banjska Monastery

Banjska Monastery Banjska Monastery near Kosovska Mitrovica in Kosovo and Metohija was built between 1313 and 1317 on the site of former Episcopal Church. Banjska Monastery is the endowment and the burial place of King Milutin /Stefan Uros 2nd/, one...

Bela crkva Karanska White Church of Karan village

Bela crkva Karanska White Church of Karan village The White Church of Karan, in close proximity of Uzice is dedicated to Annunciation and date from the period of reign of the Serbian King Dusan. The White Church of Karan has...

Beočin Monastery

Beočin Monastery Beočin Monastery is located on the southern slopes of Fruška Gora Mountain. There are no exact data on time of foundation and the founder of Beočin Monastery. There are only the folk legend and the epic tradition which...

Bodjani Monastery

Bodjani Monastery The Bodjani Monastery with the church dedicated to the Entrance of the Holy Virgin in the Temple is located in Backa district, Vojvodina, in Bac Municipality, between the villages of Vajska and Bodjani. The Bodjani Monastery was establish...

Bukovo Monastery

Bukovo Monastery Bukovo Monastery is dedicated to Father Nikolai the Miracle-Worker. Monastery is located 4 km west of Negotin, on the road Zajecar - Negotin, on the gentle slopes of the Bratujevac Hill, entirely covered with vast vineyards and forests....

Ćelije Monastery

Ćelije Monastery Ćelije Monastery is situated on the glade above the Gradac river near Valjevo. As the endowment of King Dragutin Nemanjić, Ćelije Monastery was built in the 13th century and reconstructed in the 18th century. Celije Monastery church is...

Crna Reka Monastery

Crna Reka Monastery Crna Reka Monastery is situated in Ibarski Kolasin, in the canyon of the Crna Reka River, on the slopes of the Morka Gora Mountain, in the secluded area of the south-westernmost part of Serbia, nearly on the...

Davidovica Monastery

Davidovica Monastery Davidovida Monastery dates from the 13th century. It was built on remains of the Byzantine basilica from the 6th century as endowment of Nemanjic Family, actually the monk David /the great duke Dimitrije/, the grandson of Stefan Nemanja...

Devič Monastery

Devič Monastery Devič Monastery is founded in 1434 in a wooded hills of Drenica, 5 km south of Srbica, in the central part of Kosovo and Metohija. Monastery was erected on the place where St. Joanikije /St. Joannicius/ lived in...

Divljana Monastery

Divljana Monastery The Monastery of Divljana, dedicated to the Great Martyr of Demetrius is located in the foothill of the southeastern part of Suva Planina Mountain, in the area of Divna Gorica whose woody slopes descend towards the meadows of...

Draganac Monastery

Draganac Monastery Monastery of Saint Archangel Gabriel, known as the Draganac Monastery, is located near Prilepac village, the birth place of Prince Lazar Hrebeljanovic, in Kosovsko Pomoravlja area. Draganac Monastery is set on the road from Gnjilane to Novo Brdo...

Drenca Monastery

Drenca Monastery The village of Drenča, 5km north of town of Aleksandrovac, is situated in Central Serbia, in the picturesque area of Zupa of Aleksandrovac, and used to be home to the ruined church of "Dušmanica", as it is called...

Dubnica Monastery

Dubnica Monastery Dubnica Monastery is located in the village of Bozetici on the slopes of Javor Mountain, only few kilometers from Sjenica Lake. Monastery is also situated in Uvac River Valley close to the griffin vultures' habitat that settle here...

Duboki Potok Monastery

Duboki Potok Monastery Duboki Potok Monastery is Orthodox Monastery of the Serbian Orthodox church located in the northern part of Kosovo and Metochia in Zubin Potok Municipality, close to the small hamlet of Pridvorica, between villages of Dobrasevina and Citluk....

Gorioc Monastery

Gorioc Monastery Gorioc Monastery is dedicated to St Nicholas Miracle-worker who healed the "burned" /blind/ eyes of Saint King Stefan Decanski after whom the name of the monastery refers - "gori" to burning and "oci" to eyes. Monastery is located...

Gornjak Monastery

Gornjak Monastery Gornjak Monastery is situated close to Petrovac in an interesting and tranquil Gorge of Mlava River called Zdrelo (literally "Pharynx"). All through the Mlava River Gorge there is evidence of past times: a solid fortress was here once...

Gracanica Monastery

Gracanica Monastery The Gracanica Municipality is located in the central part of Kosovo, on the eastern edge of the Kosovo valley, at the foot of the Veletin and Strazevac Mountains. The Gracanica Municipality borders in the north with the Pristina...

Gradac Monastery

Gradac Monastery Gradac Monastery is situated in Stara Raška region, on the wooded and secluded slopes of Golija Mountain on the place called by locals Petrov Krs. Gradac Monastery was built in the late 13th century /around 1275/, on the...

Grgeteg Monastery

Grgeteg Monastery The Grgeteg Monastery, dedicated to Saint Nicholas is presumably founded in 1471 by despot Vuk Branković, during the so-called "pre Turkish" period of the Serbian history. The first iconostasis of Grgeteg Monastery has been completed by Jakov Orfelin...

Holy Archangels Monastery Prizren

Holy Archangels Monastery Prizren Holy Archangels Monastery Prizren - Manastir Svetih arhangela Prizren is the huge Medieval complex of holy shrines encompassing an area of approximately 6.500 sq m, situated in the gorgeous Prizren Bistrica River gorge, 3 km southeast...

Holy Savior Church Prizren

Holy Savior Church Prizren Holy Savior Church in Prizren is dedicated to the Assumption of God and was erected around 1330. Holy Savior Church is located at the south-western part of the former Serbian royal town of Prizren, the most...

Holy Trinity Church Gornji Matejevac

Holy Trinity Church Gornji Matejevac On the Metoh hill, just above the village of Gornji Matejevac, sits the shrine of Holy Trinity "Rusolija", the most beautiful old structure of Nis and Ponisavlje region, and the oldest and most mystical church...

Holy Virgin Church Donja Kamenica

Holy Virgin Church Donja Kamenica The Church of The Holy Virgin is situated in the village of Donja Kamenica in East Serbia. It lies on the right river bank of the so-called Trgovishki Timok and 15 km south-east from Knjaževac....

Holy Virgin of Hvosno Church

Holy Virgin of Hvosno Church The Monastery of Hvostno Virgin was in Middle Ages located at the foot of Mokra Gora Mountain near the village of Vrelo, 20km north-east of town of Peć in West Kosovo and Metohija - actually...

Holy Virgin of Ljeviš Church Prizren

Holy Virgin of Ljeviš Church Prizren Bogorodica Ljeviska Cathedral /the Holy Virgin of Ljevish Church/ is the main official Diocesan church of Prizren Orthodox Serbian Bishops and is considered by Orthodox Serbs as a pride of the Royal Medieval city...

Holy Virgin Shroud Monastery Đunis

Holy Virgin Shroud Monastery Đunis The sacred place in Đunis village was accidentally discovered on the 24th of July 1898 when Milojka Jocic, the girl from the village of Djunis who tried to get some water from the will encountered...

Hopovo Monastery

Hopovo Monastery Hopovo Monastery was founded in the early 16th century in the heart of the Fruska Gora Mountain as the legacy of despot Djordje Brankovic, on the ramparts of an earlier church. The Hopovo Monastery used to be a...

Jazak Monastery

Jazak Monastery The Jazak Monastery is established at the end of the 15th century by Despot Jovan Brankovic on the southern slopes of Fruska Gora Mountain, to be deserted during the reign of Maria Theresa in the second half of...

Jošanica Monastery

Jošanica Monastery Jošanica Monastery is situated 10 km west of Jagodina, in Central Serbia. It lies in lush beech and oak forest, in the picturesque gorge of Jošanica River, above which eagles fly, on the plateau between hills of Ravni...

Kalenić Monastery

Kalenić Monastery The Kalenić Monastery is an endowment of the wealthy patron-protovestiar (high Byzantine title) Bogdan, treasurer to the court of despot Stefan Lazarevic from the 15th century. This Serbian Medieval Monastery is situated in secluded area of the Central...

Kaona Monastery

Kaona Monastery Kaona Monastery, 100 km south-west from Belgrade, in the vicinity of Draginje village was built as legacy of Ikonia, the sister of Milos Obilic, famous Serbian hero who was killed in the Battle of Kosovo. The witness of...

Klisura Monastery

Klisura Monastery Klisura Monastery is located in Dobrača village, beside the road connecting Arilje and Ivanjica, /16 km south of Arilje/, between rocky terrains of mountains and the canyon of Moravica River /klisura/ after whom it got its name. Klisura...

Končul Monastery

Končul Monastery Koncul Monastery (or Konculic Monastery) which is known among locals as well as "Nikoljaca" is situated at the left bank of the Ibar River, in the vicinity of Raska /3 km/. According to the historical sources, the Koncul...

Koporin Monastery

Koporin Monastery Koporin Monastery is located in Koporin stream Valley at the foothill of Koporin Hill near Velika Plana in Central Serbia. The Complex of Koporin Monastery includes the St. Stephen's Church, the bell-tower with the souvenir shop /where candles...

Kovilj Monastery

Kovilj Monastery "This Monastery is founded at the place of reconciliation of Hungarian and Serbian armies by the mediation of Saint Sava, former Prince Rastko Nemanjic, son of the Serbian ruler and founder of the Serbian medieval state Stefan Nemanja...

Kovilje Monastery

Kovilje Monastery Kovilje Monastery, just like projected and chosen by God sits atop a cliff overlooking the Nošnica River, and makes a very secluded shrine dedicated to St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel. Kovilje Monastery is located on the gorgeous slopes...

Krušedol Monastery

Krušedol Monastery Krušedol Monastery is the Serbian Ortodox Monastery situated in the Fruška Gora Mountain/National Park, Srem District of the Vojvodina Province. The Krušedol Monastery has been built between 1509-1515 by Bishop Maksim Brankovic /earlier Despot Djuradj Brankovic/ and his...

Kumanica Monastery

Kumanica Monastery Kumanica Monastery is located at the southwestern-most part of Serbia, between Prijepolje and Bijelo Polje, 13 km away from Brodarevo, so one immediately reaches it after crossing the border between Serbia and Montenegro. The Kumanica Monastery actually lies...

Kuveždin Monastery

Kuveždin Monastery Kuveždin Monastery, with the church dedicated to Saint Sava, belongs to the only three existing churches dedicated to Saint Sava of Serbia in the world. Monastery lies on the southwestern part of Fruška Gora Mountain, 1 km north...

Lazarica Church

Lazarica Church The Church dedicated to Saint Stephen in the center of town of Kruševac is the endowment of Prince Lazar, famous Serbian Holy martyr killed in the Battle of Kosovo Polje in 1389. The Church is known by its...

Lelić Monastery

Lelić Monastery The church of Lelić Monastery was built in 1929 in the center of Lelić village, near Valjevo, to be declared a monastery in 1997. Monastery is the endowment of Bishop Nikolaj Velimirovic and his father Dragomir. In the...

Lepenac Monastery

Lepenac Monastery Lepenac Monastery is located in the vicinity of Brzece town on the right bank of Rasina River, within the area of Lepenac village of Kopaonik Mt range in central Serbia. The monastery Church of Lepenac dates from the...

Ljubostinja Monastery

Ljubostinja Monastery Legends say that Ljubostinja Monastery was built on the "love-site" where Princess Milica met Prince Lazar /future spouse/ for the first time. This love-occasion had happened on the day of St Archdeacon Stefan to whom the earlier chapel...

Mala Remeta Monastery

Mala Remeta Monastery Mala Remeta Monastery, with the Church dedicated to the Holy Virgin Shroud, is Serbian Orthodox Medieval Monastery situated near Vrdnik village, southeast from the Jazak Monastery, in the central-southern part of the Fruska Gora Mountain. Mala Remeta...

Manasija Monastery – Resava Monastery

Manasija Monastery - Resava Monastery Manasija Monastery is the Medieval Serbian Monastery with the church dedicated to the Holy Trinity located 1 km of Despotovac in East Serbia. Set in the valley of the Resava river that runs next to...

Mažići Monastery

Mažići Monastery The Monastery in the Mažići village is also found in the literature as Saint George in Dabar or Orahovica Monastery. The Monastery of Saint George in Mažici village ranks among the six most significant Serbian shrines since it...