Monasteries & Churches throughout Montenegro



The Orthodox monastery of Ostrog is one of the most visited monasteries in the Balkans. It is visited by believers from all over the world, individually or in groups. It is a confluence of all three confessions: Orthodox, Catholic and Muslim, as it is believed that the relics of St. Vasilije of Ostrog are miraculous. According to pilgrims’ testimonials, praying in front of these relics has helped them cure or lessen their life’s troubles.

Monastery Ostrog Montenegro
Monastery Ostrog

Ostrog monastery is the most important pilgrimage place in Montenegro. The Monastery was founded by Vasilije, the Metropolitan Bishop of Hercegovina in the 17th century.…

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Monastery Savina Montenegro
Monastery Savina, Herceg Novi

This medieval monastery is situated in Herceg Novi and has three churches of which two of them are dedicated to Dormition of Mother of God . It has sleeping quarters with…

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Our Lady of the Rocks Montenegro
Our Lady of the Rocks, Perast

The Island Our Lady of the Rock is one of two gorgeous islands in the bay of Boka Kotorska, which are situated in the sea across Perast in the Kotor municipality. The other island…

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Church Sv. Nikola Montenegro
Church Sv. Nikola Montenegro

The church of St. Nikola is the most significant Orthodox Church in Kotor. It is located in the North part of the town; it was built at the beginning of the XX century, on the...

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Church Sv Luka Montenegro
Church Sv Luka, Kotor

The church of Sveti Luka (St. Luke) in Kotor on the square Piazza Greca has the traits of both Roman and Byzantine architecture. This church is the only edifice in town, which…

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Cathedral Sv Tripun Montenegro
Cathedral Sv. Tripun, Kotor

The Cathedral of Saint Tryphon in Kotor is one of two Roman Catholic cathedrals in Montenegro. It was built in honor of Saint Tryphon, the patron and protector of the city…

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Church Holy Trinity Montenegro
Orthodox Church Holy Trinity, Budva

The comparatively large Orthodox church of the Holy Trinity is distinctive in architectural design. It is also in the middle of the citadel, in the group of ecclesiastical buildings…

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Church of St. Ivan, Budva

Inside the Old town of Budva you will come across the church of Sveti Ivan (St. Ivan). The church that we see today at that place was built on the remains of the church which…

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Monastery Podmaine Montenegro
Monastery Podmaine, Budva

This monastery got its name by the nearby hill, but it is also often called Podmaine. It is located in the vicinity of Budva and it has an historical importance as a meeting point…

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Monastery Praskvica Montenegro
Monastery Praskvica, Budva

The monastery Praskavica is located on the hill above Milocer and not far from the well-known Sveti Stefan (St. Stephen). According to the tradition, it was founded in 1050…

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Monastery Rezevici Montenegro
Monastery Rezevici, Budva

Along the highway Budva – Petrovac you will come across the monastery complex called Rezevici. This monastery got its name by Pastrovici tribe Rezevici. The exact time of foundation…

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Monastery Beska Montenegro
Monastery Beska, Bar (Skadar Lake)

The monastery Beska is a monastery that is located on Skadar Lake on the same named island. As the majority of the monasteries on Skadar Lake it is connected with the dynasty…

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Monastery Cetinje Montenegro
Monastery Cetinje

The Cetinje monastery, just as its name tells us is located in the capital Montenegrin town – Cetinje. It is the legacy of Ivan Crnojevic, who was the ruler of the state of…

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 Cathedral Podgorica Montenegro,
The Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ, Podgorica

Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ in Podgorica, with it`s monumental , architectural and artistic value, is a unique , new, religious building. Construction of the temple…

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Monastery Dajbabe Montenegro
Monastery Dajbabe, Podgorica

Not far from Podgorica, on the way towards Bar there is a monastery Dajbabe which in its foundation has a shape of a cross and represents an interesting sacral edifice to visit.…

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Monastery Kom Montenegro
Monastery Kom, Podgorica (Skadar Lake)

The monastery Kom with the church of St. Dormitionof Holy Mother of God is located in north west part of Skadar Lake. The monastery Kom is relatively unapproachable monastery.…

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Monastery Zdrebaonik Montenegro
Monastery Zdrebaonik, Danilovgrad

The monastery Zdrebaonik is located 2 km from Danilovgrad. This monastery, church of Rodjenje Presvete Bogorodice (Birth of the Holy Mother of God) was raised by Sveti Stefan Piperski…

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Monastery Moraca Montenegro
Monastery Moraca, Kolasin

Moraca Monastery is a Ortodox Monastery located in the valley of the Moraca river near Kolasin. It was founded in 1252 by Stefan Vukanovic of the Nemanjic Dinasty…

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Monastery Pica Montenegro
Monastery Piva, Pluzine

Piva Monastery or Church of the Assumption of the Holy Mother of God is located near the source of the Piva River in northern Montenegro. The monastery was originally located…

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