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Monastery MORACA Srpski
Monastery Morača is located in the valley of Morača river in central Montenegro. It was founded by Vukan, son of Nemanja, in 1256. and it has all the elements of the raška architecutral school.

Monastery Morača is located in the valley of river Morača in central Montenegro. Main monastery church was founded by Vukan, son of Nemanja, in 1252. and it is dedicated to the Ascention of Virgin. It is built in style of raska school, almost twenty meters in height and it is well preserved. It is single-nave building with dome, and it had fresco-decoration but most of the frescoes from the XIII century are lost. Among preserved fragments is the representation of prophet Elias, in the moment of meditation in the desert, and it is great artistic achievement.   

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Lepo je zasticen od strane Ministarstva kulture koje je cutalo kada se radio plan za Moracu i hidrocentrale. Bolje ga je zastitilo Ministarstvo ekonomije. Jadan ministar Micunovic, niti sta zna a kakav ministar takva i kultura
(ss, 15/04/2010 15:25)
manastir je samo takav jes da nusam pravoslavna al za mene postoji samo jedan Bog
(sanela, 26/12/2008 23:34)

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