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This monastery church in one of Kosovo's majority-Serb communities has stunning old frescoes that have been in the process of painstaking restoration by students for quite a while, so when you visit some of the frescoes will be unviewable, but which ones are blocked from...More
This is perhaps the main tourist attraction of Pristina, and maybe Kosovo as a whole... if anything, that says a lot more about the lack of tourist attractions in Kosovo, rather than the beauty of this specific attraction...
That being said, it is easy to...More
Even though I am not a Christian, I enjoyed the historical aspects of the tour of the church. I have visited numerous UNESCO sites, and this is quite unique given the dates of the frescoes, the location and historical circumstances in which it has survived....More
Gracanica Monastery (UNESCO list) is very near to Pristina about 15 minutes with car from the city and is very nice place to see and to enjoy in very preserved frescoes inside of church.
First of all you must to pay entrance fee in Souvenir...More
A short bus or taxi ride away from Pristina, this monastery provided an oasis of calmness and beauty. Although not on the scale of those at Pec or Decani, this church has amazing frescoes and probably more than either of the others provides a really...More
Our first visit of the church was during a mass. We could not walk around but the singing accompanying the mass was a special experience. On a second visit a few days later we explored the the medieval frescoes that are in very good condition.
I am not religious at all. However I found this place so spiritual. It was amazing. It's so beautiful and totally unexpected. We stopped in grancanica for a few hours whilst waiting for a bus. Wish we had had longer in the monastery. The staff...More