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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. Using our online itinerary creator, Trebinje attractions like Tvrdos Monastery can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • We had a private tour from one of the munks. He showed us their winary, their garden and of course the church. A place to relax on and switch off. 
  • Good place for any age and ... It's not just the monastery is a park and a place where you can try different wines and liqueurs local spill! And yet this place is on the Bank of the River-very picturesque! Recommend!
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  • This monastery is very interesting, produce wines, Mead and other products that we could try and buy. The visit is worth. Go in the morning that there are fewer people
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