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Ivanjica - Across the Street from the Church

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The Church of St. Emperor Constantine and Empress Helena was built in 1836. just three years after the town of Ivanjica was founded. Near the church there are entrance to the park and the Stone Bridge. Ivanjica Tech. School is to the north.

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A: Ivanjica - At the Kusica Han

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B: Ivanjica - Technical School's Back Entrance in Summer

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C: Ivanjica - Church of St. Emperor Constantine and Empress Helen (front)

by Marko Randjic, 30 meters away

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D: Ivanjica - Stone Bridge (west bank)

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E: Ivanjica - Main Street on Sunday

by Marko Randjic, 50 meters away

Aside from the cafés, the main street in Ivanjica is mostly deserted on Sundays.

Ivanjica - Main Street on Sunday

F: Ivanjica - Church of St. Emperor Constantine and Empress Helen (north side)

by Marko Randjic, 50 meters away

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G: Ivanjica - Church of St. Emperor Constantine and Empress Helen (inside)

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Ivanjica - Church of St. Emperor Constantine and Empress Helen (inside)

H: Ivanjica - Passage behind the Old Movie Theatre

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I: Ivanjica - Memorial Park

by Marko Randjic, 60 meters away

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Ivanjica - Memorial Park

J: Ivanjica - Late Afternoon on the Main Street in Summer

by Marko Randjic, 60 meters away

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Ivanjica - Late Afternoon on the Main Street in Summer

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