Moračnik (island)

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Moračnik (Serbian: Морачник) is an island in Lake Skadar in the Montenegrin municipality of Bar.

Monastery[edit]

Moračnik Monastery (Serbian Cyrillic: Манастир Морачник) is a Serbian Orthodox monastery built on the Moračnik island on the Skadar Lake, modern-day Montenegro. The monastery was first mentioned in 1417 in the chapter issued by Balša III.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ MobileReference. Travel Montenegro: Illustrated Guide, Phrasebook and Maps. MobileReference. p. 390. ISBN 978-1-61198-237-4. Retrieved 27 July 2013. "Moracnik Monastery" is located on the island of Moracnik on Skadar Lake. It was first mentioned in 1417, in the Charter of Balsa III. The monastery complex consists of a church dedicated to the Holy Mother of God, an accommodation building

Coordinates: 42°8′24″N 19°15′25″E / 42.14000°N 19.25694°E / 42.14000; 19.25694