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Patriarchate of Pec, Pec

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Historic Site
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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  • The monastery is near center of Pec. You can walk to the monastery, that is also and historical heritage, with beautiful painted interior - fresco.  more »
  • The monastery is beautifully decorated with frescoes. We were provided with audio guides that gave lots if information - possibly too much to take in. Photography is not allowed in the building, only ...  more »
  • Visit to the Patriarchate of Pec is a trip way back in time and a true touch of history. It's one of the most interesting historic sights and monuments of Orthodox Church in the whole southern Europe.  more »