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Monastery Savina, Herceg-Novi
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At Monastery Savina, see the relics originating from the time of Nemanjic royal family, such as artifacts of Empress Jelena, the cross of Saint Sava, and the shroud from the Tvrdos monastery. The monastery complex features a Baroque cathedral, an 11th-century church, dormitories with the treasury, and the church of St. Sava, isolated on a nearby hill. The monastery's architecture is a mixture of styles--Byzantine, ancient Greek, Roman, and Baroque. Above the door on the inside of the small church, look for an inscription from 1831, which notes that the structure was built in 1030. Several layers of frescoes on the inner walls illustrate the life of Jesus. Use our Herceg-Novi vacation builder to add Monastery Savina and other attractions to your Herceg-Novi vacation plans.
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  • Savina Monastery is an Orthodox complex of three churches (and with more to do) in Herceg Novi in the Bay of Kotor, located in a thick vegetation where is possible to have a beautiful view of the impr...  more »
  • The place is beautiful! But troubled beggars and a bunch of schoolchildren. The cemetery and the temple itself. Graves as fresh, and 300-400 years.
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  • We visited this beautiful spot late september. The monastery has its own vineyard and you can buy the wine they produce in their own shop:-) 
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  • Lep manastir.
  • Very nice place
  • In each new location a tourist must visit the market and the cemetery, because looking at the places of rest, you can understand how people treat their ancestors
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  • A quiet place.
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