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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 3 weeks ago
Kevin S
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Pontypridd, United Kingdom
Fascinating monastery

On the day of our visit a restoration was going on in this monastery, so we could not see it in all... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Soccca
,
Tolmin, Slovenia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed June 24, 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

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Reviewed April 26, 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

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Reviewed December 3, 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
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Reviewed November 7, 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
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Reviewed June 21, 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...

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Reviewed October 18, 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
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Reviewed October 10, 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
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Reviewed October 7, 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
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Reviewed September 12, 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
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