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The Monastery of Raca

Right bank of the Drina River, Bajina Basta, Serbia
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Interesting monastery with great history

During our holiday at Tara, we have visited the Rača monastery which is an orthodox monastery 7 km... read more

Reviewed 22 August 2017
nielsa674
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Oosterbeek, Gelderland, Netherlands
Peaceful and holy place

I went to Monastery Rača by bike. It takes around 7 kilometers from Bajina Bašta to get to the... read more

Reviewed 1 August 2016
Gweedah
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Zagreb, Croatia
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22 Aug 2017
“Interesting monastery with great history”
1 Aug 2016
“Peaceful and holy place”
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Right bank of the Drina River, Bajina Basta, Serbia
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Reviewed 22 August 2017

During our holiday at Tara, we have visited the Rača monastery which is an orthodox monastery 7 km south of Bajina Bašta and one of the most visited sites in Tara National Park. The first mention of the monastery that can be found officially is...More

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Reviewed 1 August 2016

I went to Monastery Rača by bike. It takes around 7 kilometers from Bajina Bašta to get to the Monastery. This medieval monastery is situated at the base of Tara mountain, next to Rača river. In the monastery church you can see wonderful icons and...More

Thank Gweedah
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Reviewed 3 November 2015

I last took a visit a few years back and wanted to return to see this off-the-beaten path holy site once again. In the years since I was there, the monastery has had additions around it, but the church and the interior are still spectacular!...More

Thank Larry A
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Reviewed 20 February 2015

Worth the detour on your way to the Tara hills from Bajina Basta. So many monasteries in Western Serbia although this one is not stunning its old, relaxing and pleasant.

Thank Ken M
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Reviewed 5 August 2014

If you are visiting Bajina Bašta or the Tara mountain, I would recommend visiting the Rača monastery. The monastery is old, originally from the 13th century, and today's church building is said to be erected in 1826. It is worth visiting, due to the beauty...More

1  Thank Aleksija22
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