Abstract:An interesting trip to the monastery under the wing of the White Angel with a visit to the waterfalls of Sopotnica.
Activities:Tour of the Milesheva Monastery
Tour of the treasury of the monastery, 13th centuries
Getting to know the surroundings of Mileševo region
The tour starts at 09:30 h. Starting from the beautiful Zlatar Mountain, after half an hour drive we reach the first destination - the Milesheva Monastery, a heritage that for centuries preserves Serbian history, tradition and culture through art whose significance is immeasurable and beauty is sumptuous and timeless. The Milesheva Monastery, one of the greatest shrines that has played an invaluable role in the cultural, spiritual and national history of our people, is known to Serbs as the home of the famous White Angel fresco, but also the burial place of Saint Sava. It is located six kilometers from Prijepolje on the Mileševka River. The medieval monastery, the endowment of Serbian King Vladislav Nemanjic, was erected in the first half of the 13th century. The seat of the diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church, on the walls of the eight centuries old, preserves some of the most valuable achievements of Serbian fresco painting.
We continue the tour to the beautiful waterfalls of Sopotnica.Sopotnica is located in the southwestern part of Serbia, not far from Prijepolje, on Jadovnik Mountain. The village of Sopotnica is named after the river of the same name, which flows through karst terrain through rapids, waterfalls and waterfalls up to 25 meters high. The length of the Sopotnica River is 3.5 kilometers. It is intersected by rapids, waterfalls and waterfalls, while the middle and lower reaches of the river cut a gorge extending to the mouth of the Lim. This place has been declared a nature monument. In addition to the beautiful scenery, tourists here can enjoy traditional food.
Visiting the waterfalls of Sopotnica we end our one-day gathering and return to Zlatar.