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Monastery Gradac
Monastery Gradac
Gradac monastery is situated on the wooded slopes of Mt. Golija, built in late XIII century, on the ruins of an earlier church as an endowment of Queen Jelena Anzujska /Helen Anjou/, the wife of king Uros I. that resulted in the gothic architectural influence. In the template there is marble sarcophagus where the St. queen is buried.

The fresco decoration of the interior is considerably damaged but the endower's composition is still visible and the original iconostasis is preserved in primary edition. Gradac Monastery is nowdays functioning as a nunnery and in its glorious beauty represents one of the most attractive medieval Serb cultural and historical monuments and spiritual centers.