1. Serbia
  2. Belgrade
  3. Ravanica Monastery

From Belgrade: Medieval Monasteries of Manasija and Ravanica

Product ID: 305573
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Admire the beauty of the fresco paintings in the medieval monasteries of Manasija and Ravanica and hear the stories about medieval rulers of Serbia, Prince Lazar and the despot Stefan Lazarevic.
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Duration: 7 hours
Starting time 8:00 AM
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Highlights
  • Marvel at the medieval frescoes in the Manasija Monastery
  • Admire the architecture of monasteries surrounded by medieval fortresses
  • Learn more about the medieval history of Serbia
Full description
Travel from Belgrade to the beautiful region of Pomoravlje region of eastern Serbia. See two monasteries which are very important landmarks for Serbian medieval history.

First visit the medieval monastery of Manasija, also known as Resava, located on the bank of the Resava River. The monastery complex is surrounded by a massive medieval fortress. Explore the mausoleum built for Despot Stefan, which was decorated with the most valuable materials, but was also the cultural center of medieval Serbia. The monastery is located close to Despotovac, the town named after the Despot Stefan Lazarevic.

Next visit the Ravanica Monastery, the endowment of Prince Lazar. Ravanica was built in the late 14th Century and contains the holy relics of Prince Lazar, before returning to Belgrade.
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  • Transportation
  • English-speaking guide
  • Entry fees

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Meeting point

Nikola Pasic square - Opposite to the National Assembly of Serbia (Blue parking for tourist buses)

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From US$ 64.60 per person

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Glob Metropoliten Tours

Product ID: 305573