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Manasija and Ravanica Monasteries Private Day Tour from Belgrade

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    After meeting at arranged point (your hotel or other place of your stay) you will be driven to your first point on the itinerary, the Monastery Ravanica. This 14th century monastery was founded by Serbian prince Lazar, who fought the most important battle in Serbian history against Ottoman Turks in 1389. This monastery also represents beginning of the Morava architecture style, a unique Serbian style of medieval sacral architecture which marked the period from the late 14th century till the end of medieval Serbian state in the mid-15th century.

    From Ravanica the road takes us through mountains of East Serbia to the one of the most famous caves in Serbia, Resava cave. This 2380m long cave is discovered in 1960s and its calculated age is 80 million years. The area available for visitors is 800m long and it has four halls with different layout and cave jewels.

    Usually caves are connected to waterfalls, it is the same here, from Resava cave, you are moving to the Veliki buk waterfall, which is maybe not the biggest you have seen, but it’ll charm you with its beauty, clear water and intact nature which surrounds it. On the top of it all, like a cherry on the top, restaurants around waterfall will serve us with delicious trout or with traditional food from the area, whatever you find more after your taste.

    After lunch your last stop for the day is probably the most monumental Monastery from Morava architecture style, Manasija Monastery.  The early 15th century monastery founded by despot Stefan, the son of prince Lazar, who was one of the most beloved and appreciated Serbian rulers ever. He was not only a ruler, he was also a poet, writer, art lover and great humanist of the time, that is why the history attached the “beloved” title to his name. The monastery itself is breath-taking at first sight, with its 15m tall fortification walls and 35m high main tower surrounding the Holy Trinity church and monastery buildings, it will definitely won’t leave you indifferent.

    From Manasija monastery you will start your trip back to Belgrade, which you’ll reach in the early evening hours.
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    Important Information
    Departure Point
    Your accommodation in Belgrade
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    9h
    Inclusions
    • Transportation
    • Driver/guide service
    • Refreshements during journey
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    Exclusions
    • Lunch ~ 10€ per person (Price shown is an average price for lunch per person based on restaurant’s menu, but it can vary depending on guests' demands for food and drinks.
    • Entry ticket for Resava cave ~ 2,5 € per person
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuities
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 2 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    First of all, if you can get Andrija Vatovic as your driver / guide, do so. The man has a great command of Serbian / world history, and his knowledge of the sites you'll be visiting will make a great trip even better. More importantly, he's just a great guy who has an instinct
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    Miljan picked us up from our hotel and we continued on our 1 day full tour. The tour was great for myself and my 3 other friends with lots of interesting sites of interest. The monasteries where great to see and Miljan had lots of information to make the experience more
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