Racha monastery (Manastir Raca)
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Racha monastery (Manastir Raca)

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The Monastery of Rača (Racha), with the church dedicated to the Ascension of the Lord, is situated in the vicinity of Bajina Bašta, a town in western Serbia, on the right bank of the Drina-river at the base of the Tara mountain. According to Serbian tradition, this monastery was founded by the Serbian King Dragutin (1276-1316, King of Syrmium, brother of King Milutin and brother-in-law of Hungarian King Stephen V). The monastery was several times burned down, plundered and reconstructed. Today's church building dates from 1826. Source

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Bilder in der Nähe von Serbia


A: Manastir Rača

von Bane Obradović, 10 Meter entfernt

Manastir Rača

B: Rača monastery [inside]

von Saša Stojanović, 40 Meter entfernt

Manastir RačaManastir Rača se nalazi u blizini Bajine Bašte pored reke Drine i u podnožju planine Tar...

Rača monastery [inside]

C: Most preko reke Rače

von Bane Obradović, 1.7 entfernt

Most preko reke Rače

D: Vodopad Lađevac

von Bane Obradović, 1.7 entfernt

Vodopad Lađevac

E: Izvor Lađevac

von Bane Obradović, 2.0 entfernt

Izvor Lađevac

F: Vidikovac Crnjeskovo

von Bane Obradović, 2.1 entfernt

Vidikovac Crnjeskovo

G: Manastir Srpskih Svetitelja

von Bane Obradović, 2.7 entfernt

Manastir Srpskih Svetitelja


von Bane Obradović, 3.1 entfernt

I: Beli Bor

von Bane Obradović, 3.4 entfernt

Beli Bor

J: Dejan Petrović Big Band @ Most fest 2011

von Saša Stojanović, 4.6 entfernt

Most Fest 2011 will be held on 22nd and 23 July 2011. the Racha resort in Bašta. On Friday 22 July Un...

Dejan Petrović Big Band @ Most fest 2011

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