We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Review Highlights
Great experience

The monastery is a protected world UNESCO site in the mountains of Serbia. Wonderful site with... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Oakville, Canada
via mobile
A larger interesting monastery

A large site surrounded by an intact tall wall with the very impressive centuries old tower on one... read more

Reviewed 23 July 2018
Kevin S
Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Read all 58 reviews
All photos (107)
Full view
Traveller Overview
  • Excellent77%
  • Very good20%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“main church”(3 reviews)
“white marble”(2 reviews)
“unesco list”(2 reviews)
Reviews (58)
Filter reviews
33 results
Traveller rating
Traveller type
Time of year
More languages
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsmain churchwhite marbleunesco listguest housest nicholasfrescoesmonasteryvirginmonkcenturykraljevorestorationstylecenturiestreesbalkanfacade
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 33 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The monastery is a protected world UNESCO site in the mountains of Serbia. Wonderful site with such a feeling of peace. 13th century frescoes found under layers of plaster, are currently being restored. Beautiful blues from lapis lazuli.

Thank CanadaMapleSyrup
Reviewed 23 July 2018

A large site surrounded by an intact tall wall with the very impressive centuries old tower on one side. Inside this are several churches, the older monastery monks quarters as well as the new building. The smallest is the Church of St Nicholas which dates...More

Thank Kevin S
Reviewed 25 June 2018

On the day of our visit a restoration was going on in this monastery, so we could not see it in all its beauty. But a very kind guide was there and had told us a lot of interesting historical facts about the monastery. It...More

Thank Soccca
Reviewed 26 April 2018

This is a beautiful, active monastery with a guest house that supplies good meals and simple but comfortable rooms. Especially enjoyed getting up at dawn before the other visitors and going over to the monastery, watching the monks going through their daily activities, including chants...More

1  Thank Questdoc
Reviewed 4 December 2017

This was our first stop on a 2-week Balkan tour with 17 people from 9 countries. It was basic , quiet and clean. I had a big room with 3 wooden beds all to myself. It was clean. The bathroom had a toilet and shower...More

1  Thank TRAVELdglobenow
Reviewed 8 November 2017

This monastery is a true gem among Serbian Monasteries. Built in late 12th century in Romanesque style by Serbian masons from the Adriatic coast. Many similar elements in stone carvings are found along the realm of Nemanjic dynasty.Resting place of Serbian Archbishop St.Sava

1  Thank Borislav R
Reviewed 22 June 2017

Medivial serbian ortodox Nemanjic dinasty churches are very interesting to visit. So, after start from north near the town of Kraljevo, just continue south to the next monastery...

Thank nevenjerkovic
Reviewed 19 October 2016 via mobile

What a wonderful place! It definitely leaves the visitor with a lasting impression. One of the oldest monasteries in Serbia, it is located in an isolated snd quiet area of Serbia will in the hills. The picturesque location is one of the many points to...More

2  Thank Miki M
Reviewed 11 October 2016

Studenica is one of the largest and richest Serb Orthodox monasteries. A cloister with middle age paintings with the quality like in the Virgin's Church are incredible. Restoration was going on but the best walls were visible. The route to the monastery was worthwhile. The...More

1  Thank Joseph V
Reviewed 8 October 2016

That any monasteries in Serbia survived Ottoman times is something of a miracle, but this fortified monastery is a wonderful example. The surviving frescos are entrancing and although some restoration work is being done you can see echoes of how impressive the church must have...More

1  Thank matthow
View more reviews
Nearby HotelsSee all 90 hotels in Central Serbia
Motel KM Dvori
1 review
19.07 km away
Hotel Turist
43 reviews
29.27 km away
SM Apartments Kopaonik
2 reviews
29.79 km away
Kraljevi Cardaci Spa
97 reviews
30.22 km away
Nearby RestaurantsSee all 572 restaurants in Central Serbia
Lovacki Uranak
7 reviews
13.34 km away
Kod Mira
26 reviews
18.29 km away
Restoran ''Vodopad''
19 reviews
26.41 km away
Etno Restoran Brvnara
20 reviews
30.42 km away
Nearby AttractionsSee all 279 attractions in Central Serbia
Monastere de Gradac
14 reviews
15.39 km away
59 reviews
31.35 km away
Vrnjacka Banja
89 reviews
32.40 km away
Uvac Canyon
42 reviews
49.60 km away
Questions & Answers
Get quick answers from Studenica Monastery staff and past visitors.
Note: your question will be posted publicly on the Questions & Answers page.
Posting guidelines