Monastery High Dečani, dedicated to Chist Pantocrator, was founded by king Stefan Dečanski in the beginning of XIV century. During the turbulent centuries of its history monastery was one of the largest spiritual, cultural and artistic centers of Serbia. The main church is the largest preserved monument in the Balkans with impressive fresco-painting of late-byzantine style.
Excavations at Vinča were continued in 1972 thanks to the Committee for Archeological Investigation of the Serbian Academy of Sciences and Arts, and are still continuing today. The overall result of the century-old investigation of this Culture have placed it at the very top of the world cultural heritage.