"THE CONTINENTAL HOLY MOUNTINE" Fruska Gora Nacionalni Park by Prasnjavi

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The Fruska Gora Monasteries are the unique group of thickly situated monasteries built in the period from 15th to 18th century. Thirty five monasteries were built in a marvelous natural setting. Fifteen have been preserved till today. This historical and sacral complex has been enlisted for UNESCO program of protection. There are specific museums with archive material and treasuries and they certainly should be visited. All monasteries represent a master-piece of architecture, painting and entire cultural creativity of Serbian people in this region.
Some of them were destroyed during German occupation in World War Two and monasteries Sisatovac, Novo Hopovo, Vrdnik-Ravanica, Beocin, Privina glava and Jazak still suffer consequences of detonations, explosions and side effects caused by NATO warplanes.

I have visited some of them and I'll try to present them to you.

  • Intro Updated Jun 30, 2004
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  • Feb 1, 2007 at 6:25 AM

    hopovo is 3km from Irig , not 7.

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    Mar 6, 2006 at 1:08 AM

    I love to go around monasteries as well :)

  • Nov 18, 2005 at 5:09 AM

    I knew that area only as a famous wine growing region. Nice to see that there's even more to see here! Nice page Alek!

  • karenincalifornia's Profile Photo
    Mar 1, 2005 at 6:54 AM

    Very beautiful monastery pictures, Alek. I need to come back. The inside of St. Mary's chapel at the Monastery Djipsa looks remarkably similar to the inside of our St. John church in SF.

  • JLBG's Profile Photo
    Dec 16, 2004 at 6:16 AM

    A very interesting page with a lot of information and beautiful pictures. Hvala mnogo Alek !

  • whitecliff62's Profile Photo
    Jul 4, 2004 at 7:57 AM

    Beautiful monastary, and it looks so peacefull there as well.

  • shrimp56's Profile Photo
    Jun 30, 2004 at 10:22 AM

    WONDERFUL tips -- there is so much to see in your country:)))


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