Monastery Zica

Monastery Zica Monastery Zica

Monastery Zica is located in village Krusevica, between Kraljevo and Mataruska Spa. Monastery is an endowment of Stefan Prvovencani, and considered as the seat of Serbian Medieval State.

The church of Holy Ascension was bulit between 1206 and 1217, when the trustee obtained the king crown from Rome. After church independence in 1219, the church was a seat of independent Serbian archbishopric, and presents the place where St. Sava enthroned bishops and crowned his brother Stefan for king. The frescoes in the church are very damaged and destroyed, so only several fragments shows the exact proportions, tame composition of rhythm...

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