Kosovo UNESCO tour

We are starting the tour at 08.00 from Skopje with visit the first UNESCO place – Gračanica Monastery is one of the most beautiful examples of Serbian medieval ecclesiastical architecture. This monastery was built by the Serbian king Milutin in the Serbo-Byzantine style. It is noted for its frescoes, and being the only medieval Serbian monastery found in an urban setting complete with an old school and archives. It is located near Prishtina.

After that road continue to Pec and visit the Patriachate of Peć lies 2 km to the west of the Peja city center. It is the mother church of the Serbian Orthodoxy, and it was established in the XII century. It is a beautiful monastery with many spectacular frescoes.

After that road continue to Decani – Visoki Dečani Monastery is one of the most important monasteries of the Serbian Orthodox Church. It is famous for its elegant and peculiar architecture. As an orthodox monastery from the XIII century, it successfuly mixes western and eastern church building elements to form a particular hybrid style only known on the territory of old Serbia. This monastery is particularly noted for some of the world’s finest medieval frescoes adorning its walls. It is located near Peja.

After that road continue to Prizren and visit the: The church of the Holy Virgin of Ljevis in Prizren – located in the old part of the town of Prizren. The church was the seat of the Prizren Bishop and Prizren Metropolitan until the 18th century. In the 18th century the Ottomans have converted the church into a mosque, and they have used it for their religious needs. In one moment, in the 20th century, the Orthodox church was renovated, but in 2004, during the March pogrom (17.03.2004), it was set on fire and seriously damaged. In 2006 it was declared as UNESCO World Heritage Site.

After finishing the tour, little rest in Prizren, free time for rest and lunch and after that return in Skopje, about 21.00.

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