Tvrdos Monastery, Trebinje

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Taste wines made in the centuries-long monastic tradition at Tvrdos Monastery. Legend has it that the 15th-century Orthodox monastery was constructed on the site of an earlier church that was erected by Roman Emperor Constantine and his mother, St. Helen. You can still see the fourth-century foundations of the ancient Roman church. The monastery houses a 15th-century stone cellar and a new, modern cellar. Try to recognize the traces of peaches, kiwi, and honey in white wines and cherries or figs in red wines. The monastery also treasures an important relic--the hand of an unknown saint, probably the queen mother of Serbian medieval kings Milutin and Dragutin. Tvrdos Monastery is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our custom trip planner, Trebinje Edition.
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  • The first church was built on this site back in the 6 century. In the monastery Tvrdos took tonsure Ostrog (very revered Saint in the Balkans), the one who rested in Montenegro certainly visited the monastery of Ostrog. Both of these places we visited with a guide by Oleg Blashkunom. Recommend.
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  • Embrace the silence, light and calm of the place. Here is so charmingly and muffled that want to stay, though male monastery. And the most amazing thing that could happen here is my new green friends harvested local monk monastery walls with special for me. Small Succulents left for Moscow and remind me of immersed in greenery, simplicity and light.
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  • Pilgrims probably valuable. For atheists-by. Look not at that. Wasted time and gasoline
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  • Ask to see wine cellar and listen story about wine and history. Enjoy in this peacefully place and kindly domains!
  • Serbian Tvrdosh Monastery -1509, Trebinje - Republic of Srpska The Tvrdosh Monastery is dedicated to the Assumption of the Most Holy Theotokos and was erected on the rocks of the place Tvrdosha, near the right bank of the river Trebishnjica, 4 kilometers west of Trebinje. According to the folk tradition, which, truthfully, is relatively late, the Tvrdo Monastery was founded by Sv. Emperor Constantine and his mother Jelena, and after he was demolished and left, became the endowment of the king of Serbian Milutin, at the end of the 13th or the beginning of the 14th century. The fundamental renovation was carried out in 1509 by Metropolitan of Trebinje Visarion I. Since then, the trumpet church with a cube has been preserved to this day, six stone pillars, a throne in the upper part, and parts of the walls with remains of frescoes. The monastery was for two centuries, if not more, the seat of Humsko-Hercegovacka, then called the Trebinje Metropolitanate. In the Turco-Venetian War, in 1694, the Venetians erected a church and the entire monastery with a lung of gunpowder in the air, described by Hercegovac Vladimir Corovic, credited, among other things, for the description of the history of almost all Herzegovina monasteries. Only in 1928, the new entrant Nikola Runjevac, a wealthy Trebinjac from America, was restored to the church. Then, a smaller, old ending was done, and a new and bigger conquer was erected. The great revival and intense reconstruction of the monastery has been under way since 1955 and this reconstruction has lasted until today. After the destruction of the Tvrdosh Monastery in the late seventeenth century, many spiritual and cultural high-value holy places and valuables from Tvrdosh were transferred to the Savina Monastery. This monastery continued its life not only in the Savina, but even more so in the recent metoh - the Monastery of the Dawns. In Tvrdosh was brought from the monastery Long in October 1992, the holy arm of an unknown saint, most likely Sv. Queen Elen, Milutin and Dragutin's mother (as it was in the monastery, according to the record of the Sixth Monastery of the Monastery of Trebinje, now in the Savina). Today, at the Tvrdosh Monastery, with the retired Bishop Atanasi and the iguman Hieromonk Sava (Miric) with the monastic brotherhood, they take care that with the help of God and good people, the Most Holy Mother of God is renewed even more. Fresco of Milca Rakic 3 yaers killed by NATO spring 1999, Batajnica, Belgrade Little Angel-Milica Rakić (3), who tragically kiiled in bombardment of Serbia by NATO aviation in the spring of 1999 and which became a symbol of all this horror, has had her fresco in the Tvrdosh Monastery since 2004 The fresco of little Milica blessed the Serbian Patriarch Pavle
  • Tvrdos, very beautiful monastery, seat of the Metropolitan in XVI centuary, was build on foundations of Roman church from IV centuary.
  • Lovely place and great wine
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