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Ružica, Belgrade

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Featured in numerous articles, including in the Atlas Obscura, Ružica features a facade covered in greenery and chandeliers made of weapons. Pressed up against the walls of the Belgrade fortress, the church has a history dating back to the 14th century, after which it was destroyed and rebuilt several times; the present construction is from 1925. During the 1700s, soldiers kept their gunpowder inside, and in the 19th century it served as a military church. Enter the cave-like chamber to see vivid frescoes and the famous chandeliers wrought from cannon ammunition, officers' swords, and pistols. Take time to view the medieval-style yards adorning the fort's base. Using our online itinerary creator, Belgrade attractions like Ružica can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Divna i bajkovita. Kad god je vidim svaki put se iznova odusevim. Prelepa za vencanja i opustanje ispred nje, odakle se pruza odlican pogled... 
  • Its a place to go manyyyy times..peacful church.away frm z heart of z city.u can find it in z fortress down z stairs .. hidden..just wonderful! 
  • zamiljiva i lepa crkva, odmah iznad crkve svete Petke, je upravo ova, nazvana i crkva Ruzica...napravljena je u spomen junacima, braniocima Beograda...gotovo svi metalni delovi i skulpture su na;injen...  more »
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  • Predivna crkva
  • Beautiful church that has strong links with the Serbian military history. Looks great in the summer.
  • Very beautiful, must visit...
  • Beautiful!
  • Just beautiful.