Monastery Sopocani

Monastery Sopocani Monastery Sopocani


Sopoćani - pearl of medieval construction, one of the most beautiful monasteries of Serbia, founded by Serbian king Uros I Nemanjic in the 13th century. The frescoes of the church are one of the most impressive achievements of Byzantine fresco-painting, which depicts the monumental figures and events from Christian history.

The interior of this sacred temple is decorated with fresco compositions of harmonious and sublime beauty. At the World Exhibition in Paris 1961st , The fresco of the Holy Assumption of the Virgin for the most beautiful fresco of the entire medieval art. Sopoćani are included in the list of World Cultural Heritage.

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