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Saint Petka's Chapel

Belgrade, Serbia
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Ranked #2 of 91 Attractions in Belgrade
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Religious Sites
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Belgrade, Serbia
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 27, 2014 NEW

I went in, admired the wall mosaic, had a glass of mineral water and talked to a friend while the rays of a beautiful sunset lit everything around us with golden light. Tranquil, serene, beautiful.

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Seattle
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139 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2014

This little chapel is on the edge of the Kalemegdan, kinda on the zoo side. It was quite an experience, I hadn't seen anything quite like this before. The exterior is unassuming but the interior is great. It has the typical biblical scenes all over the walls and ceiling but it's all done in mosaic! Awesome. On the inside volunteers... More

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Kampala, Kampala, Uganda
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25 reviews 25 reviews
6 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

The chapel of Saint Petka is a special place because it contains a spring of fresh water that is believed to be curing all ailments. Many people claim that St Petka's water and prayer have taken away serious diseases form them. One does not need to be a believer to feel the energy of the place. This chapel is one... More

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Warsaw, Poland
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65 reviews 65 reviews
16 attraction reviews
42 helpful votes 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

It is small charming chapel on the Belgrad Fortress area with special atmosphere adequate to such place: silence, aroma of incense; around there is kind of garden with plenty of nice flowers and view on the river: must to visit

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Geneva, Switzerland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
10 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 5, 2014

This is a very small Orthodox church next to the Kalemegdan Fortress. From outside it looks like nothing special, but inside you can feel the power of the place. You can buy some water from the church and touch to the pope. It's powerful, I recommend to visit this place.

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Toronto, Canada
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143 reviews 143 reviews
111 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Baptisms were being done the day we visited. Interesting small chapel, good for a short visit which in the park that surrounds it.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

in a lovely little historic church, on hillside setting, beside fortress with views over the Danube.. what's not to like

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Old Warden
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54 helpful votes 54 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2014

This tiny chapel is located in the precincts of Kalemegdan fortress. The main image of St Petka is one of the most beautiful, soulful icons I've ever seen. A face you will not forget in your darkest hours ... this is the face of deep compassion, understanding and healing. The pictures below her too show faces luminous to almost hallucinogenic... More

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Belgrade, Serbia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
3 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

Hit for Kalemegdan fortress and find Saint Petka`s Chapel. Lovely sunsets there. Go get yourself healing water to your body and soul. The only chapel where you cannot buy your spirit for money. Lit a candle in candle room for lighting passage of your life on planet, and stay in loving memory with your relatives and friends. Explore mosaic on... More

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Zagreb, Croatia
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12 reviews 12 reviews
8 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

It is a very cute little chapel. Its interior is far more breathtaking than the exterior. Many people come there so they can buy "sanctified water", it is believed that it can cure some deseases. I have not tried it but the people were buying it.

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