Monastery Sopoćani – UNESCO World Heritage Site


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District: Raška
Municipality:
Postal: 36308
Area code: ( + 381 ) 20
Latitude: 43.118889
Longitude: 20.422778

Monastery SopoćaniMonastery Sopoćani was built between 1263. and 1268 year. Of some larger complex, which was done with more buildings, today is preserved.church St. Trinity.

According to architectural concept the church belongs to the classical solutions Raška architectural school. It was constructed with elements that indicate the way of building Romance. In the interior of the church is saved extremely valuable gallery serbian wall painting.

Frescoes in the naos and altar area are among the most important achievements of that time in Europe.

Together with George pillars, Peter’s church and Ras as a whole, UNESCO 1979. year monastery Sopćane included in the list of world cultural heritage

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