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Fruska Gora Monasteries, Novi Sad

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Religious Site · Historic Site
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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  • Fruska Gora is a Natural Park located in Vojvodina Region, in Northern Serbia. Here you can see some orthodox momasteries, which are walled and nowadays lived nuns or monks in each one. Some of them.....  more »
  • All monasteries on Fruska Gora are bringing peace in heart and mind. Serbian culture respects all religions but it is very proud of old orthodox Christianity and respects secret places. All...  more »

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