Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ

Podgorica, Montenegro

Construction of the Cathedral of the Resurrection of Christ began in 1993 to a design by Predrag Ristić. Consecration occurred on October 7, 2014 on the occasion of the 1700-year anniversary of the Edict of Milan on freedom of religion.

The Orthodox Arts Journal wrote that the cathedral is 'certainly one of the most interesting Orthodox churches built in our times. Unlike other new cathedrals we have seen recently, the exterior does not seek to reflect High-Byzantine perfection. Rather, it is a charmingly eccentric design. It has the slightly awkward qualities of any real cathedral, expressing the cultural tensions between the high Imperial style and the capabilities of local craftsmen.'

The church, with its twin towers and prominent arch is clearly influenced by the medieval Cathedral of St. Tryphon in Kotor, with Romanesque, Italianate, and Byzantine influences.

The interior is heavily adorned with iconographic murals with gold backgrounds, marble floors and furnishings.

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Founded: 1993-2014
Category: Religious sites in Montenegro

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Jose Maria Pimentel (8 months ago)
The most beautiful place in Podgorica!!
Aldea Green (15 months ago)
A beautiful temple of the Serbian Orthodox Church. I met a lot of good people in Montenegro, they are proud of their Serbian origin. People visit their churches a lot here. All praise for the people of Montenegro.
Dominik Campanella (2 years ago)
Nice orthodox church with stunning architecture. The entry is free and it has a lot of art to explore. Definitely worth to visit when in Podgorica. Parking is free and directly in front of the church. A must not only for religion but also for the architecture in Montenegro.
Inna Musiievych (2 years ago)
nice cathedral - big, beautiful and peaceful!! bought nice bracelets with our names on them ;)
roger popa (2 years ago)
Very beautiful place to visit. If you visit Montenegro you should visit the cathedral from Podgorica. I think is the biggest church from Montenegro and definitely the most beautiful. Having interesting architectural details. Near the Cathedral is an amusement park who shouldn't have place there. I liked that is a big parking area there.
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