Duljevo Monastery

Budva, Montenegro

According to oral tradition, Duljevo Monastery was erected in the 14th century during the reign of Tsar Dusan, at an altitude of around 450 metres, on a plateau above the Monastery of Praskvica. The Monastery was a part of the Decani Monastery and, after taking their vows, the monks often went from here to Decani.

As opposed to the other monasteries in Pastrovici, Duljevo has only one church – dedicated to the Saint Archdeacon Stefan. In the past, the monastery was badly damaged on several occasions, but the people of Pastovici always managed to reconstruct it. Its special value is a fresco in the older part of the church, and this great treasure of fresco paintings was discovered after the earthquake of 1979, when part of the building collapsed. Duljevo also had a monastery school.

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Founded: 15th century
Category: Religious sites in Montenegro

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Jelena Radovanic (2 years ago)
Najljepsi manastir u Crnoj Gori.
M P (2 years ago)
Sveto mjesto, prelijep manastir i ukras Pravoslavne Crkve.
Nova Powell (2 years ago)
Holy Place of peace, love and hospitality. Blessed sisterhood!
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