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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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  • It is clear that this and the neighbouring monk monastery are listed among the World Heritage sites. I have hardly ever seen more and more interesting frescoes. There is no doubt about it: these place...  more »
  • What an awe inspiring place! If you are lucky enough to be passing through Peja in Kosovo DO NOT miss this fantastic place. We were lucky enough to be there on our own along with the 18 resident nuns ...  more »
  • One of the oldest Nemanjic dinasty's serbian ortodox church monastery situated near City of Pec in Kosovo.  more »

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