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Manastir Blagoveštenje
BLAGOVESTENJE MONASTERY (dedicated to the Holy Annunciation)

Together with the church dedicated to the Holy Annunciation of the Virgin Mary (Acatist), it dates back to the 17th century. It is situated on the left bank of the Morava, beneath Mt. Kablar. The church is of an interesting architecture, with frescoes painted from 1602 to 1632, ranking one of the best accomplishments in the Serbian fresco painting in the first half of the 17th century. Of the old iconostasis, the icon of the most holy Virgin Mary with Christ, painted by Mitrophan in 1602, has been preserved. Patron St. Day is: The Holy Annunciation on the 7th of April.

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