Kraljevo

Kraljevo (in English "King's town") is a town and the administrative center of Raska District of Serbia. Kraljevo is located in central part of Serbia, at the confluence of the Ibar to the Zapadna Morava.

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Studenica monastery

on the list of World Heritage Sites. This is a 12th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery and the best known for its collection of 13th- and 14th century Byzantine-style fresco paintings. - The '''Virgin's Church''' is a domed single-nave basilica. Rebuilt in the 1230s. - Northwest of the Church of the Virgin there is the church of '''Saints Joachim and Anna'''. This was constructed in 1314, in the form of a compressed cross, with the exterior structure of an octagonal dome. - Also here is the '''Church of St. Nicholas''',-a small single-nave church frescoed inside with works from the 12th or possibly early 13th centuries,- and the remains of the church of St. John the Baptist, next one is an '''old refectory''' made of rubble. Finally, on the western side of the monastery complex there is a '''bell tower''', founded in the 13th century with a chapel inside which has frescoes date back to 1208-1209. - Northward from the Studenica refectory is the 18th century monastic residence, which now houses a '''treasury museum'''.

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Ovcar-Kablar Gorge

With over 300 monasteries built in the gorge since the 14th century. Main Monasteries: Dormition of the Holy Mother of God (Uspenje) monastery; Presentation of Mary (Vavedenje) monastery; Saint John the Baptist (Jovanje) monastery; Saint Nicholas the Miracleworker (Nikolje) monastery; Annunciation (Blagoveštenje) monastery; Ascension of Jesus (Vaznesenje) monastery; Transfiguration of Jesus (Preobraženje) monastery; Presentation of Jesus at the Temple (Sretenje) monastery; Holy Trinity (Sveta Trojica) monastery; Elijah (Ilinje) monastery.

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National Park Kopaonik

Its highest point, Pančić's Peak, is 2,017 m a.s.l. - Flora is characterized by the Balkan beech, fir, spruce, yew, several kinds of maple, pine and oak. Fauna: many species of birds, such as rock partridge, scops owl, red-backed shrike, and the wood lark. There is the attractive and picturesque valley of the Samokovska River, characterized by its steep run, numerous rapids, falls and gorges. Also famous such as Ski Resort, with 68 km long skipath and 28 lifts

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Žiča monastery

This is a Serb Orthodox monastery, is the Coronation church and together with the Church of the Holy Dormition, was built by the first King of Serbia, Stefan the First-Crowned. Žiča was by tradition royal church of Serbian kings, and although king could be crowned in any Serbian church, he was never considered true king until he was anointed in Žiča.

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Maglic fortress ruins

Maglic is 100 m above river Ibar on top of the hill is to be found the most beautiful gem of the Ibar gorge, one of the best preserved and beautiful fortresses of Serbia, date back to 1337. It is possible to walk up to the fortress.

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New Gallery

(1995), in the former Grammar School building, has become the space for prominent exhibitions from all fields of the Museum work but also the place for holding scientific meetings, musical, literary and other events.

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Mountain of Zlatibor

The mountain range spreads over an area of 300 km². - Take a narrow gauge railroad tour. - Tourist facilities include modern hotels, holiday centers and cottages, sports grounds and skiing.

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Hotel Turist

Single rooms, Twin rooms, Double rooms, Suits with mini bar, LCD TVs (CATV), Wi-Fi. - Also here Wellness center, A la carte restaurant, pizzeria Panorama Hotel, Conference center



Ljubostinja monastery

Picturesque monastery with a few walking trails in the surrounding valley. It was built from the 1388 to 1405, in the Morava Style, and it has one dome and narthex.

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Hotel Crystal

Opened in June 2009, the stylish and elegant Hotel Crystal offers well-equipped accommodation, mouth-watering cuisine and superb facilities.

SLEEP   —  +381 36 329140 —  Ibarska 44

Mataruška Banja

It offers different possibilities for healthy and sporting – recreative tourism, like a medicative mineral water (42-51<sup>o</sup>C)

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National Museum

(founded in 1950) collects and exhibits documents and objects from its archaeological, ethnological, historical and art collections.


Gradac monastery

founded in the late 13th century. Gothic, Romanesque and Serbian-Byzantine style

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Lord Vasin Inn

A mansion from Turkish era. Now this is the Historical Archives of Kraljevo


Sirčanska Banja

Offers medicative mineral water (25-27<sup>o</sup>C).

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Mountain of Goc

This is a small ski resort

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Vrnjačka Banja

Spa and Roman Spring

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Hotel Tehnograd

Restaurant, tours

SLEEP   —  +381 36 373-300 —  Kovanlucka 1

Stara Pavlica monastery

14th century

SEE   —  Raška District

Kalenic monastery

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Catholic Church

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Park Svetog Save

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