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Racha monastery (Manastir Raca)
Serbia

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

Copyright: Saša Stojanović
Type: Spherical
Resolution: 10636x5318
Taken: 20/07/2011
Hochgeladen: 31/08/2010
Aktualisiert: 18/09/2014
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Tags: raca; manastir; monastery; srbija; bajina basta; serbia
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