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Gracanica, Kosovo
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I really enjoyed my visit to Gracanica. The interior is just stunning and absolutely beautiful! Even as someone who is not religious, the spirit of this place was pervading. There were no other people visiting during the morning (around 10 AM), so I could enjoy...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 2 October 2018

We were full of "modern" style in Pristina so we decided to take a small easy trip to Gracanica Monastery. We were really amazed. So beautiful place with really calming atmosphere.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank honzas603
Reviewed 6 September 2018

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

Date of experience: August 2018
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

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank straea
Reviewed 2 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

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank mahme
Reviewed 4 July 2018

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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
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

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Redzo_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

Date of experience: May 2018
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.

Date of experience: March 2018
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12 June 2017|
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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.