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Manasija Monastery

280, Serbia, Despotovac, Serbia
+381 35 611290
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280, Serbia, Despotovac, Serbia
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+381 35 611290
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Reviewed 3 May 2018

Manasija is a very beautiful monastery built by Despot Stefan Lazarevic in period 1407-1418. There is a church of Holy Trinity inside fortification with eleven towers. The church have well preserved frescos with byzantine blue color. It is possible to walk on the top of...More

Thank Poleksija
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Reviewed 23 September 2017

The church inside the battlements provides such a wonderful setting - and inside the ancient frescoes are superb. It is a very tranquil and special place.

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Reviewed 12 September 2017

I could not believe such a beautiful monastery is so well preserved, not destroyed by Turks. This is a typical walled church/monasttery. I recommend you to visit this place together with Ravinica.

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Reviewed 4 September 2017

We were told that this monastery's walls are the most massive of any extant monastery in Serbia. Inside, the beautiful church and the ruins of the refectory add a touch of perspective, set against the modern living quarters. This monastery is also known as Resava...More

3  Thank FactotumDellaCitta
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Reviewed 30 August 2017

Beautifull medieval monastery with a strong defending walls, placed in the fairy-like sceenery. It was a center of the transkript school.Not to me mised!

1  Thank Jasmina J
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Reviewed 21 July 2017

I was amazed when I saw this place. It was completely unexpected and well worth the drive. The walled fortress is huge and imposing, walking through them presents the monastery itself which is also amazing. The Nuns that were on site spoke good English and...More

1  Thank AG P
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

Entering to this holly place you have to feel something if you are open minded. I am Orthodox and not religious, but here I have talked to some high spirit. Touching tomb of Despot Stefan Lazarević was electrifying. Frescoes were almost destroyed but they look...More

Thank Dragana S
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Reviewed 2 July 2017

Fortified monastery from medieval founded from Despot Stefan Lazarević. This is one of the most important Serbian monasteries as it was the center of the transcript school in the medievals.

2  Thank Sasha L
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Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

Even if you are not a religious, do not miss to visit Manasija (also known as Resava). It is a complex which consist of church and fortress with 11 towers. Fortress is under construction at the moment but when it's finished we will be able...More

Thank Ceki0308
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Reviewed 21 April 2017

We had a wonderful exchange student several years ago and decided on our Europe trip to visit his family and see where he lives. Needless to say 5 days was not enough... We were lucky enough for them to take us here. The fortress is...More

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Response from Miroslav M | Reviewed this property |
When you get to Despotovac, just follow road across river Resava. Two kilometers from the bridge you can see monastery.
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