Kovilj monastery

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Kovilj monastery
Манастир Ковиљ
Manastir Kovilj
Kovilj May1.jpg
The Monastery of Kovilj.
Monastery information
Full name Манастир Ковиљ
Order Serbian Orthodox
Established 13th century
Renovated in 1705-1707
Diocese Bačka Eparhy
Serbian Orthodox Church
People
Founder(s) Saint Sava
Site
Location Kovilj, Novi Sad, Bačka, Vojvodina,  Serbia

The Kovilj Monastery (Serbian: Манастир Ковиљ / Manastir Kovilj) is a 13th-century Serb Orthodox monastery in the Bačka region, in the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina. It is near the village of Kovilj, in the Novi Sad municipality. The monastery was renovated in 1705-1707. According to the legend, the monastery of Kovilj was founded by the first Serb archbishop, Saint Sava.[1]

Iconostasis

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.pravoslavlje.nl/foto_manastiri_crkve/manastir_kovilj.htm

See also[edit]

External links[edit]

Coordinates: 45°12′49″N 20°02′04″E / 45.21361°N 20.03444°E / 45.21361; 20.03444