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Patriarchate of Pec, Pec

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Must see · World heritage site · Historic Site · Tourist Spot
Nestled in a valley surrounded by mountains and forests, represents a Byzantine-styled Serbian Orthodox monastery dating back to the 12th century. -This World Heritage site is considered to be the center of the Serbian Church. Founded by Saint Sava--one of the most prominent figures in Serbian history--the monastery shows a complete timeline of medieval wall painting styles and frescoes from the 13th century to the 18th century. View its monastic treasures, such as manuscripts and silverware, and see marble sarcophagi of archbishops and patriarchs adorned with ornate sculptures. Put Patriarchate of Pec at the forefront of your travel plans using our Pec trip itinerary tool.
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  • Definitely will go again , perfect nature and greatr heritage, its just amazing. A mist see place when in Peja  more »
  • A great example of mediaeval architecture. It seems like the walls talk to you. The frescoes are beautiful and mostly preserved from the time when they were painted  more »
  • As a foreigner, remember to bring the passport for entry. Through the main gate, there is a great view of the mountain and the lush ground in the front. After another main gate of the monastery, the main building of churches are just ahead. The whole yard is so quiet. You may enquire for audio guides to walk along the sites. Or simply enjoy the murals inside. It is a wonderful place to do some reading, chill out and feel the silence.
  • There are not many UNESCO heritage sites that you can have completely to yourself! This is one of them... I was the only person visiting and besides for 2 nuns chatting in the corner the place was completely empty... Read: quiet, peaceful and beautiful
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