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Studenica Monastery

Serbia
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Clean,Quiet with Good Food in Guest House. The Church was Beautiful

This was our first stop on a 2-week Balkan tour with 17 people from 9 countries. It was basic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
TRAVELdglobenow
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Tampa, Florida
On the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites

This monastery is a true gem among Serbian Monasteries. Built in late 12th century in Romanesque... read more

Reviewed 8 November 2017
Borislav R
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Belgrade, Serbia
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“virgin mary” (2 reviews)
“kraljevo” (7 reviews)
“churches” (6 reviews)
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

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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

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

1  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
Reviewed 12 September 2016

One gains a true feeling of these monastic communities here at Studenica, the complex of buildings protected by its impressive walls with two gates. In keeping with the synthesis between the Catholic West and the Byzantine East, the principal church dedicated to the Virgin Mary...More

Thank Bob B
Reviewed 19 July 2016 via mobile

Beautiful monastery in a scenic location. Entry was free. The buildings are impressive. We stayed in the hotel next to it which was lovely too.

1  Thank champkis
Reviewed 14 July 2016

Studenica is a must among the Serbian monasteries. We actually visited 8 of them and each has its story and charm. It is in Studenica where it all started. For its historical importance and the beautiful and well preserved frescoes inside is rightfully on the...More

1  Thank Anja P
Reviewed 17 January 2016

Monastery Studenica is UNESCO heritage. Monastery church has fresco paintings from XIII and XIV century. It is situated 40 km from Kraljevo. The road to Studenica is going through picturesque river Ibar valley. It was established in 1190 from Funding father of Serbian kingdom dynasty...More

3  Thank rade-bg
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