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Gracanica, Kosovo
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth while to make a hosrt detour in Pristina to visit this monastery which is very well preserved and stands in a superb park. Great visit

Thank Philippe J
Reviewed 7 August 2018

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

Thank straea
Reviewed 3 August 2018

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

Thank mahme
Reviewed 5 July 2018

Interesting but not worth the visit unless you are knowledgeable about it or have a guide. This is Serbian area.

Thank Nasko18
Reviewed 17 June 2018

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

Thank trishindallas
Reviewed 12 June 2018

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

Thank Redzep I
Reviewed 2 May 2018

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

Thank BoxFlatsRoad
Reviewed 1 April 2018

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.

1  Thank Reinhard H
Reviewed 21 March 2018 via mobile

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

Thank HannieUk
Reviewed 11 December 2017

Its a medieval monastery, with gorgeous frescoes covering every inch of the inside. Takes you right back to the 14th century.

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Response from Ebazinam | Reviewed this property |
You do not need tickets to visit the monastery. It is free to the public.