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Patriarchate of Pec, Pec

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Nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains and forests, represents a Byzantine-styled Serbian Orthodox monastery dating back to the 12th century. -This World Heritage site is considered to be the center of the Serbian Church. Founded by Saint Sava--one of the most prominent figures in Serbian history--the monastery shows a complete timeline of medieval wall painting styles and frescoes from the 13th century to the 18th century. View its monastic treasures, such as manuscripts and silverware, and see marble sarcophagi of archbishops and patriarchs adorned with ornate sculptures. Plan your visit to Patriarchate of Pec and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Pec trip generator.
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  • Some newly made hostel friends and I took a day trip to Pec from Prizren. I knew there was a UNESCO world heritage site there but nothing more than that, which is why I think I was so blown away with ...  more »
  • Harmony of nature, external architectural forms and striking murals inside the churches Pechskogo Patriarchate not to convey in words. It is necessary to see and to feel.
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  • We visited in late September. Through the Bazaar from Peja, along the River Road toward the West (upriver), walk less than 30 minutes. I walked toward the West anyway, to no particular signs of ordinary residential area from the Middle Road the wrong way and anxiety. Also had a "passport check at the entrance" on information gathered prior to, but especially show a passport but not put in. Admission was free. Internal frescoes and the pain part, demanding to keep the world heritage site and although I felt. Church property itself is well kept and beautiful contrast of red walls and garden Church.
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