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Fruska Gora Monasteries, Novi Sad

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Nestled in a pristine hilly environment, have maintained spirituality and provided aid to millions of worshipers during wars, occupations, and times of peace. Originally numbering 35, they have suffered numerous lootings and destruction, most recently from the NATO bombing in 1999, when six monasteries were severely damaged. Today you can see 16 of them still standing, dating back to the Middle Ages. The oldest historical records place them in the 16th century, while legends claim they have been there since the 1100s. Tour some of these structures to see their harmonious facades and vibrant Orthodox decoration, and take a break in the peaceful setting of the hills. Wear comfortable shoes, as roads can be bumpy here. Put Fruska Gora Monasteries at the forefront of your travel plans using our Novi Sad trip itinerary maker tool.
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  • We visited Novo Popovo monastery, which has decent toilets and is in very good condition. The church is well kept and had a welcoming feeling. Good frescoes. Also has a gift shop with better than... 
    We visited Novo Popovo monastery, which has decent toilets and is in very good condition. The church is well kept and had a welcoming feeling. Good frescoes. Also has a gift shop with better than...  more »
  • Not to say much about it, better to experience it! If there are places that someone should visit, it is Fruska Gora. There are so many nice places where you can enjoy yourself! It is a sacred place.....  more
    Not to say much about it, better to experience it! If there are places that someone should visit, it is Fruska Gora. There are so many nice places where you can enjoy yourself! It is a sacred place.....  more »

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