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Church of St.. Nicholas, is near Kuršumlija, south Serbia. It dates form 12th century, and was built by Serbian monarch Stefan Nemanja. It was destroyed but in 19th century till today, is almost rebuilt in whole.
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Monastery of St. Godmother, was built by Ruler of Serbian from 12th century, and was given to his wife Ana, who latter become nun there. It was built on the foundations of early Byzantine churches from V-VI century. This monastery, was destroyed by Turkish invaders in 17thcentury. Today, all it is let is this altar with saints pictures on both sides. On St.Petka day, big religious holiday, many people gather on this place to celebrate it.
Church of St. Mine Saint was built in 13th
century. It was built by count Mrkša, and today it carry another name, Mrkša’s church. It was destroyed few times by Otomans, or fire, but today, its considered to be cultural heritage of great importance and is protected by the Serbian state.
St. Lazarus church is church near Prolom spa. It is specific for it is made from wood. It has legend that is in connection with it. It has 6 plum trees. And always had it. When old ones died, new grew and again six of them. This 6 plums are twisted, and legend say reason for that is coz Serbian Knits and soldiers went in circles before one great history battle (Kosovo Battle).
St.George church is important coz of its location in altitude can be compared with Meteory in Greece. This church is founded in time of Serbian dynasty Nemanjić, in about 12 century. Firs, Otomans destroyed it, and after in newer time when road was built, foundation was damaged, so new church was built with
Marko’s church in Glašince, near Kuršumlija, dates from 4th century. Today it is protected by state. Second name for it is Latin church. Coy it was used in time by Catholics too.
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