Photographer's Note

Today is Easter in Serbia, celebrated by Orthodox Christians according to Julian calendar. And this photo shows Manasija monastery in Serbia near town of Despotovac. This Serbian monastry was founded by Despot Stefan Lazarević between 1406 and 1418. Unfortunately during the history this monastery went through destruction and vandalism by Ottoman invaders. However it was rebuilt again. Manasija complex was declared Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance in 1979, and it is protected by Republic of Serbia, and monastery have entered a UNESCO Tentative List Process in 2010.

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