Decan Monastery

  • Decan Monastery
  • Decan Monastery
  • Decan Monastery
  • Decan Monastery
  • Decan Monastery
  • Decan Monastery

Decan Monastery is a major monastery located 2 km away from the town of Decan, in the right bank of Lumbardh River. It is the largest medieval church in the Balkans containing the most extensive preserved mural decoration. The monastery was built by the king Stefan Decanski III, in the 13-th century, and it has a height of 36 meters and a width of 24 meters. Its architecture consists of a combination of gothic, roman, byzantine and baroque style elements. The monastery attracts visitors from different parts of the world and is recognized by UNESCO organization as a world cultural wealth.



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