Vlah Church

Cetinje, Montenegro

The Vlah Church was built around 1450 on the site of Bogumils' necropolis, which had around 150 stećci (monumental, ornate tombstones). Only two of them are preserved today. Originally they faced each other, and were recently reoriented to be side by side.

The church was initially made of 'plot', i.e. of sticks, switches and mud. It was rebuilt three times, and finally in 1864 the church received its current form. A guard rail around the church was built in 1897 using barrels of Ottoman rifles captured in 1858 during the Battle of Grahovac.

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Skadarska, Cetinje, Montenegro
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Founded: 1450
Category: Religious sites in Montenegro

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J C (3 years ago)
Really lovely city, slow way of life. All the streets are tree lined. Has a calming effect for the soul
David Davidson (4 years ago)
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Agnieszka Mazek (5 years ago)
Cetinja is very calm city where life goes slowly. Monastry and Church - worth to see when you in the town.
Paul Johnston (5 years ago)
An important church in Cetinje.
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