Podlastva Monastery

Budva, Montenegro

Podlastva Monastery was mentioned for the first time in 1417, and the Code of Grbalj was adopted there in 1427. In the past, it was the spiritual and political centre of Grbalj. Next to the church, dedicated to the Assumption of the Virgin Mary, there are residential quarters, which previously included a school.

The monastery suffered serious damage in the earthquake of 1979, and subsequent archaeological explorations revealed that an early Christian basilica could have been on this location in the 5th or 6th centuries.A legend has it that the Serbian king Lazar, a nephew of Tsar Dusan, was born here.

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Founded: 14th century
Category: Religious sites in Montenegro

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