Krušedol monastery

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Krušedol monastery
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Krušedol monastery
Monastery information
Established 15-9-1514
Diocese Serbian Orthodox Church
People
Founder(s) Đorđe Branković and Angelina Arianites
Site
Location Krušedol Selo, Vojvodina. Serbia

The Krušedol monastery (pronounced [kruʃɛ̌dɔl]) (Serbian: Манастир Крушедол / Manastir Krušedol) is a Serb Orthodox monastery on the Fruška Gora mountain in the northern Serbia, in the province of Vojvodina. The monastery is the legacy of the last Serbian despot family of Srem - Branković. It was built between 1509 and 1514. The whole family including Đurađ Branković and Stefan Lazarević, as well as two patriarchs of the Serb Orthodox Church, were buried in Krušedol. It is shown on the 5 Dinar coin.

Krušedol Monastery was declared Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance in 1990, and it is protected by Republic of Serbia.

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Coordinates: 45°07′10″N 19°56′43″E / 45.11944°N 19.94528°E / 45.11944; 19.94528