Crna Reka Monastery

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Crna Reka Monastery
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Crna Reka Monastery
Monastery information
Full name Манастир - Црна Река
Order Serbian Orthodox
Established 13th century
Dedicated to Archangel Michael
Controlled churches Church of Archangel Michael
People
Founder(s) Milica of Serbia
Site
Location Ribariće, Serbia
Public access Yes

The Crna Reka Monastery (Црна Река) is a 13th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery located in Ribariće, in southwestern Serbia. The monastery is situated at the gorges of Ibarski Kolašin, on the Crna Reka (Black river), and includes the cave-church dedicated to Archangel Michael with 16th-century frescoes and relics of Saint Peter of Koriša. In the 16th century, Ottoman attacks forced the monks of Sopoćani to flee to the secluded Crna Reka Monastery.

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Coordinates: 42°56′49″N 20°28′06″E / 42.94694°N 20.46833°E / 42.94694; 20.46833