Boat cruise to Mount Athos

September 27, 2021

Mount Athos is the spiritual capital of the Orthodox Christian world, consisting of 20 monasteries. The “Garden of Virgin Mary” is the paradise of the eastern peninsula of Halkidiki. The Monastic State of the Holy Mountain is known to be the main carrier of Orthodox Christianity and holds spiritual glory and great history. It is a religious community with 1.000 years old monasteries and t is listed as UNESCO world heritage site. Even though women are not allowed inside…

Manasija Monastery – a jewel of medieval Serbian architecture

July 5, 2021

One of the most important monasteries in Serbia – Manasija monastery lies near Despotovac – in central Serbia, in a peaceful and quiet place, in the picturesque Resava gorge, with Pastorak and Maćija peaks towering above it. With its magnificent temple and strong fortification it has attracted attention of travel writers for centuries. The foundation of the Despot Stefan Lazarević is one the very best realisations of Serbian architecture of…