Stanjevici Monastery

Budva, Montenegro

The Monastery of Stanjevici is located above the village of Pobori, on the slopes of Mount Lovcen. It was first mentioned in the 18th century, when Bishop Danilo rebuilt the ruins of the former court of the Crnojevics and built a church. After Cetinje was raided in 1714, Bishop Danilo moved to Stanjevici and, in the following 125 years, this monastery was the second main residence of the Montenegrin bishops, a spiritual and political centre of Montenegro. The first part of the first Montenegrin law – the General Code of Montenegro and the Hills was adopted at an assembly of tribal leaders in 1798, in Stanjevici.

The church belonging to the Monastery is dedicated to the Holy Trinity. In 1839, Njegos sold the Monastery to Austria, and they turned it into a military fortress. The Monastery suffered considerable damage in the insurrection of 1869 and the earthquake of 1979, while its reconstruction started back in 1994.

References:

Comments

Your name

Website (optional)



Address

Budva, Montenegro
See all sites in Budva

Details

Founded: 18th century
Category: Religious sites in Montenegro

Rating

4.5/5 (based on Google user reviews)

User Reviews

vucko rajovic (17 months ago)
Bozanstveno
slavisa sosic (19 months ago)
PRELIJEP MANASTIR SA VEOMA STAROM I BURNOM ISTORIJOM.SVE PREPORUKE
Boban Čabarkapa (2 years ago)
Jedan od najznačajnijih spomenika kulture Crne Gore, u dobrom dijelu devastiran prilikom obnove.
Pierre Verbeke (2 years ago)
Thanks to monk Paul and the benefectors for the explainations and their time. I was very happy to meet them. It was a real pleasure for me. The chapel, the songs with monk Paul's voice, the portraits. And also, thank you for turkish cofee and all your attentions for me. I come back to Belgium with a little of you in my luggages.
Schepan Mali (2 years ago)
Манастир се налази поред села Побори у реону општине Будва, на 600 метара надморске висине. Као ктитор манастира помиње се велики војвода Никола Стањевић. Док је војвода Ђурађ Ћурашевић Црнојевић, деда Ивана Црнојевића, подигао у близини данашњег манастира тврђаву Ђурђевац дворац на брду Ђурђевцу, војно утврђење са храмом посвећеном Светом Георгију. Након турских упада у Цетиње 1714. године, владика Данило прелази у Стањевиће. По повратку из Русије саградио је храм који је посветио Светој Тројици а некадашњи дворац Црнојевића је обновио и претворио у манастирски конак 1724. године. После његовог повратка на Цетиње извјестан број монаха остаје у Стањевићима. Извјесне поправке и доградњу манастирског комплекса врши митрополит Сава Петровић. 1780. године у манастиру је отворена свештеничка школа, коју је похађао и Свети Петар Цетињски. 1839. године манастир Стањевићи је уступљен Аустрији и од тада почиње процес њиховог руинирања. 1994. године започета је обнова манастирског комплекса. Обнову је, благословом Митрополита црногорско-приморског, Амфилохија, започео јеромонах Димитрије (Благојевић), а наставио јеромонах Јефрем (Дабановић) послије упокојења оца Димитрија 2004. године.
Powered by Google

Featured Historic Landmarks, Sites & Buildings

Historic Site of the week

Hluboká Castle

Hluboká Castle (Schloss Frauenberg) is considered one of the most beautiful castles in the Czech Republic. In the second half of the 13th century, a Gothic castle was built at the site. During its history, the castle was rebuilt several times. It was first expanded during the Renaissance period, then rebuilt into a Baroque castle at the order of Adam Franz von Schwarzenberg in the beginning of the 18th century. It reached its current appearance during the 19th century, when Johann Adolf II von Schwarzenberg ordered the reconstruction of the castle in the romantic style of England's Windsor Castle.

The Schwarzenbergs lived in Hluboká until the end of 1939, when the last owner (Adolph Schwarzenberg) emigrated overseas to escape from the Nazis. The Schwarzenbergs lost all of their Czech property through a special legislative Act, the Lex Schwarzenberg, in 1947.

The original royal castle of Přemysl Otakar II from the second half of the 13th century was rebuilt at the end of the 16th century by the Lords of Hradec. It received its present appearance under Count Jan Adam of Schwarzenberg. According to the English Windsor example, architects Franz Beer and F. Deworetzky built a Romantic Neo-Gothic chateau, surrounded by a 1.9 square kilometres English park here in the years 1841 to 1871. In 1940, the castle was seized from the last owner, Adolph Schwarzenberg by the Gestapo and confiscated by the government of Czechoslovakia after the end of World War II. The castle is open to public. There is a winter garden and riding-hall where the Southern Bohemian gallery exhibitions have been housed since 1956.