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Saint Petka's Chapel

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Address: Belgrade, Serbia

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Not many people know that this church is one of the oldest holly places in Belgrade! On that place was one holly place for the Kelts who built the Belgrade fortress. Assume is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 11, 2015
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12 reviews 12 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Not many people know that this church is one of the oldest holly places in Belgrade! On that place was one holly place for the Kelts who built the Belgrade fortress. Assume is that that was because of the water that heals. Now it is one of the most beautiful churches in Belgrade, and definitely on the most beautiful place.

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istanbul
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 7, 2015 via mobile

It was difficult for me to find the place, it seems to be hidden from main road , at the edge of the belgrade fortress. Anyway fascinating chapel, as it was full of priest and people could not take photos. A chapel must be visited.

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beirut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

very nice chapel to visit in Belgrade. I think its the biggest orthodox chapel in the world if I am not mistaken

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Victoria, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015

This lovely little chapel is tucked away on a cliffside just below the main Fortress and slightly below the tiny ivy-covered Ruzika Church. The mosaics inside this little chapel are exquisite and well worth a visit. (No photos allowed inside the chapel itself.) There is a patio in front of the chapel with benches on which to sit and relax.... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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38 reviews 38 reviews
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26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2014

I admit to being very fond of Saint Petka so that anything to do with her is good. For the general tourist this is an attractive chapel with some interesting icons.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

Apart from the lovely and touching church one can buy really nice icons there, was in various balcan countries, but nowhere found such beautiful icons as here in the enclosed shop, my favourite one is jesus christ behind glass coverage and reliefs,which cost unbelievable approx 30 Euro, just go in find yours : ) not only a nice piece of... More 

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Antalya, Turkey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2014

ıThis place has really lovely atmosphere. If you are in Belgrade, you must see this place for sure. Warm and small Church ı have ever been.

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Lodz, Poland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Charming place, which you can delight at any time of day or year. Sunrise, sunset, morning, evening, architectural lighting, atmosphere, smell - all this makes you want to go back and explore this place again in the new conditions.

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Pozarevac
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Everything is special here...medievel walls, gates and towers...atmosphere is special...candles, smell of timian

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belgrade
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

It is beautiful little church with really nice surroundings. Great for sunrise and sunset time as it has great panoramic view of the confluence of Sava and Danube river and New Belgrade. In middle ages, this was the site of a church where the holy remains of St. Petka’s (Paraskevi) were placed until 1521. The Chapel, rebuilt on the site... More 

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