Moštanica Monastery

Kozara, Bosnia and Herzegovina

Moštanica Monastery is one of the largest Serbian monasteries in Bosnia. Impressed by its rich and harmonious medieval architecture, visitors are usually unanimous that this is one of the most stunning monasteries of the Serbian Orthodox Church in the country. Dating back to the 12th century and being one of only two female monasteries (besides Gomionica Monastery) in northern Bosnia & Herzegovina, Moštanica is also one of the oldest convents, if not the oldest one. Covered with a veil of mystery, this beauty dedicated to the Archangel Michael had a tempestuous past, being burnt down and rebuilt no fewer than nine times. So, history lovers and faith seekers, get ready, this is the story for you. 



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Kozara, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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Founded: 12th century
Category: Religious sites in Bosnia and Herzegovina

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Nelix (9 months ago)
Luka Milivojac (2 years ago)
I was bored, but nature was cute
Dragan Tepic (2 years ago)
Beautiful monastery and nature around it.
Ljubomir Petkovic (2 years ago)
Beautiful monastery surrounded with beautiful nature.
Jeth Hinayon (3 years ago)
Serene, beautiful historical place.
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