Founded near Studenica river in the late 12th century by Stefan Nemanja
Harmoniously reconciles two architectural styles, Romanesque and Byzantine
Most beautiful fresco paintings by Michael and Eutychios from Thessaloniki
Erected in the early 13th century and fresco painted by the Serbian painters
Monastery Studenica and its main church, dedicated to the Presentation of the Holy Virgin, is the most famous of all Serbian monasteries. The first stage was completed in the spring of 1196, when Stefan Nemanja, Grand Zupan of Raska, abandoned his throne and settled in the monastery.