The Monastery of Saint Peter (Sveti Petar Cetinjski), Cetinje

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At , an important religious and historical center of Montenegro, you can view the royal regalia of Serbian medieval kings, including the crown of Stefan of Decani. The monastery holds several relics, such as the right hand of John the Baptist, particles of the true cross, the remains of St. Peter of Cetinje, and the royal clothing and accessories of Serbian Emperor Dusan the Mighty. Look for a tablet with the coat of arms of the Crnojevic family, which features a dedication to Ivan Crnojevic, the founder of the 15th-century monastery that was demolished by the Turks. The museum displays the part of vestment of Saint Sava, the founder of the Serbian Orthodox Church, as well as gold and silver chalices and all sorts of old church banners. Take a guided tour for a better understanding of the exhibits and the history of the monastery. Using our international travel planner, Cetinje attractions like The Monastery of Saint Peter (Sveti Petar Cetinjski) can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • This monastery has wonderful architecture and close to it is really nice small church. If you want to visit monastery, everybody is allowed inside - if you don't have trousers/skirts covering knees, y...  more »
  • Monastery contains very rare relic. Piece of cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified. Entry is possible only by guide (local priest) which is arranged every hour, but only in local language. No entr...  more »
  • This monastery in the city is quite small but picturesque. On site there are toilets and a gift shop which sells bottles of brandy made by the monks as well as other souvenirs. You can also buy candle...  more »