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Pećka Patrijaršija

Pećka Patrijaršija Pećka Patrijaršija

In the monastery are four churches from different periods, and their mutual parvis. Here was the centuries-old seat of the Serbian archbishops and patriarchs, so this is one of the most important monuments of Serbian past.

The oldest church is dedicated to St. Apostles, was built in the first half of 13 century with desire that seat of Serbian church be on a less vulnerable place. As founders are mentioned Arsenije I and St. Sava, who originated the idea of construction. In the church are graves of Archbishop Arsenija, Joanikije II, St. Save and other Serbian church dignitary. ....

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UNESCO world heritage site, monastery, Pećka Patrijaršija

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