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Zica Monastery

Kraljevo 36221, Serbia
+381 36 5816817
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The birthplace of Serbian Orthodox Church and Serbian coronation church

Built in early 13 century by Serbian King Stefan-the-first-crowned and by first Serbian Archbishop... read more

Reviewed 7 November 2017
Borislav R
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Belgrade, Serbia
Žica

Awesome. Serbian Orthodox History. Great complex and a spiritual gem of the world not just... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Zoran P
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Kraljevo 36221, Serbia
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Reviewed 7 November 2017

Built in early 13 century by Serbian King Stefan-the-first-crowned and by first Serbian Archbishop Saint Sava. Very important place for Serbian identity.

1  Thank Borislav R
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Reviewed 7 August 2017 via mobile

Awesome. Serbian Orthodox History. Great complex and a spiritual gem of the world not just Serbia. A must visit for a Christian pilgrimage and / or historical tour.

Thank Zoran P
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Reviewed 7 August 2017

Travelling from Tara to Pirot we have visited the monastery of Žiča. This is an early 13th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery near Kraljevo. Different from most of the monasteries we have visited as Rača (near Bajina Basta) and Poganovo (near Pirot) which were built in difficult...More

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Reviewed 21 June 2017

Medivial serbian ortodox Nemanjic dinasty churches are very interesting to visit. So, start from north near the town of Kraljevo...

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Reviewed 24 December 2016

monastery Zica is a must visit and a starting point if you intend to jump on the spiritual visit of Serbian history since Nemanjic dynasty. Next stop Studenica

1  Thank Sasha M
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Reviewed 7 December 2016 via mobile

This stunning, early 13th century monastery is one of the most important places in Serbian medieval history. It is the church where all Serbian kings were crowned and it was the first seat of Serbian archbishop. Monastery is excellently kept, very peaceful and quiet. The...More

1  Thank Boris B
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Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

This monastery is a stone throws out of Kraljevo and provides the visitor a unique and unmissable feel of Serbian history and culture. Built in the 13th century, this is one of many monasteries located in Serbia built during the powerful and expansive Nemanjic dynasty....More

1  Thank Miki M
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Reviewed 7 September 2016

Žiča is an early 13th cent. Serb Orthodox monastery near Kraljevo. The monastery was built by the first King of Serbia, Stefan the First-Crowned. It was destroyed by the end of 13th century, but was rebuilt by King Stefan Milutin at the beginning of the...More

Thank Smaragdi A
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Reviewed 14 August 2016

Zica Monastery : very important monastery in the history of the Serbian nation, where Saint Sava, first Serbian archbishop crowned king his brother Stefan and later two sons of Stefan – Radoslav and Vladislav. We were driven by Gradimir to this place. Please see information...More

1  Thank Edwige92
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Reviewed 12 January 2016 via mobile

We spent a wonderful hour exploring this monastery. An amazing sense of peace in beautiful surroundings. The frescoes were incredibly moving.

1  Thank Grace R
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Cynthia A
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Response from Zoran P | Reviewed this property |
Greetings Cynthia Yes there are nuns who greet you. they will find you or be in the souvenir shop . I'm not sure about contact beforehand,I'm sure you could find an email adress. The nun had a huge basket of apples and... More
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