Stari Ras and Sopoćani

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On the outskirts of Stari Ras, the first capital of Serbia, there is an impressive group of medieval monuments consisting of fortresses, churches and monasteries. The monastery at Sopo?ani is a reminder of the contacts between Western civilization and the Byzantine world.

Year of Inscription: 1979

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On the outskirts of Stari Ras, the first capital of Serbia, there is an impressive group of medieval monuments consisting of fortresses, churches and monasteries. The monastery at Sopo?ani is a reminder of the contacts between Western civilization and the Byzantine world. Year of Inscription: 1979 Add world heritage to your...

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  • This is the original place where the first Serbian state is formed, better known as Stari Ras, or just Ras. You can see that it's relief is ideal for the defence of the city and that's the main reason why they have builded here. Heritage Site is consisted from 3 monesteries and ruins of the serbian capital. Monesterises are Djurdjevi Stupovi (there lives an educated brotherhood of monk full of old tellings and interesting stories ready to tell you), Sopocani (exceptional monestery!) and Petrova crkva (one of the oldest churches in Balkan!!) - Rosius Rhinoceros

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