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The medieval orthodox monastery complex situated next to the city, on a hill in the lush Mediterranean vegetation. It is composed of the Great Church, the Small Church and the Temple of Saint Sava, which was built, according to belief, by Saint Sava...more
Brace Grakalic, Herceg-Novi, Herceg-Novi Municipality 85340, Montenegro
It was an interesting visit to the Monastery and learning a bit about the history too. Whilst I wouldn't necessarily say it is a "must see", if you do happen to have some time on your hands, it is a lovely walk by the sea...More
My husband and I and a third member of our tour group decided to visit the Savina Monastery after seeing its beautiful setting from a boat ride on the bay earlier in the morning. The monastery is a bit out of the way, so we...More
We drove there but it is possible to walk from town, but we had just spent most of the day going up and down the streets of Herceg Novi, so needed a break. There is a parking lot with ample parking. Two churches are right...More
Walked in to the monastery. Unlike the other monasteries I visited, here the black dress clad monks were sitting around outside and some chatting.
I tried to enter one of the smaller chapels and the monk stopped me because I was wearing a Bermuda and...More
This area with the graveyard, the little church and the big church, are really nice. The lawn is kept nice and green, which gives you a feeling that someone still cares for this place. The church bells are controlled by manpower, which is good, that...More
It is worth seeing the monastery and the artwork inside the two churches. If you're wearing shorts, there are pieces of clothes you must wrap around the waste to cover the exposed parts are courtesy and respect. It adds to the experience. These are provided...More