Zica Monastery, Kraljevo

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Žiča is an early 13th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery near Kraljevo, Serbia. The monastery, together with the Church of the Holy Dormition, was built by the first King of Serbia, Stefan the First-Crowned and the first Head of the Serbian Church, Saint Sava.Žiča was the seat of the Archbishop (1219–1253), and by tradition the coronational church of the Serbian kings, although a king could be crowned in any Serbian church, he was never considered a true king until he was anointed in Žiča. Žiča was declared a Cultural Monument of Exceptional Importance in 1979, and it is protected by Serbia. In 2008, Žiča celebrated 800 years of existence.BackgroundFounding of Serbian ChurchThe Serbs were initially under the jurisdiction of the Archbishopric of Ohrid, under the tutelage of the Ecumenical Patriarch of Constantinople. Rastko Nemanjić, the son of Stefan Nemanja, ruled as Grand Prince of Hum 1190-1192, previously held by Grand Prince Miroslav. In the autumn of 1192 (or shortly thereafter)
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  • Near Kraljevo, so please feel free to reach by local bus. Around the Lake were selling juice in the fruit orchard of the convent and monastery inside the shop is no restaurants or shops, wine and honey. It is delicious.
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  • the monastery is situated near the Vrnjacke Spa, in addition to the times, has a large parking lot, it's a women's convent and the nuns will gladly tell each passenger and use some of their artifacts as sti are wine and honey, coffee. recommendations cover and relax in this the wonderful ambience
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  • Not far from Kings, near the Mataruske Spa-Monastery Wire extreme beauty, rich in history. A place where you always find your peace.
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