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Fruska Gora, Novi Sad: 17 reviews and 6 photos

The first record of this monastery dates from 1467. when church was wall painted. Although it was reconstructed in XIX and in XX century the monastery church maintained it's original shape of Raca style until the World War II, when it was destroyed. Today's look monastery doss got between 1730. and 1771.
The data regarding the iconostasis and wall paintings are not well explored. The third iconostasis from 1906/09. is painted by Stevan Aleksic along the wall paintings and historic composition The Burning of the St. Sava. Parts of this iconostasis are saved in the Museum of Srem in Sremska Mitrovica. Monastery is being reconstructed after Second World War.

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  • Written Jul 12, 2003
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