The Monastery of Saint Peter (Sveti Petar Cetinjski), Cetinje

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At , an important religious and historical center of Montenegro, you can view the royal regalia of Serbian medieval kings, including the crown of Stefan of Decani. The monastery holds several relics, such as the right hand of John the Baptist, particles of the true cross, the remains of St. Peter of Cetinje, and the royal clothing and accessories of Serbian Emperor Dusan the Mighty. Look for a tablet with the coat of arms of the Crnojevic family, which features a dedication to Ivan Crnojevic, the founder of the 15th-century monastery that was demolished by the Turks. The museum displays the part of vestment of Saint Sava, the founder of the Serbian Orthodox Church, as well as gold and silver chalices and all sorts of old church banners. Take a guided tour for a better understanding of the exhibits and the history of the monastery. See The Monastery of Saint Peter (Sveti Petar Cetinjski) and all Cetinje has to offer by arranging your trip with our Cetinje trip itinerary planner.
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  • We were visiting the lovely quiet city of Cetinje which is the old capital of Montenegro & decided to visit the monastery of St Peter. It has a lovely old church within with many artifacts & the walls...  more »
  • Cetin monastery is located in the heart of the ancient capital of Montenegro - Cetinje. We visited him with Tui as part of the "Montenegro Tour". We got on the serpentine, on the way admiring the beautiful views. The territory of the monastery is small, and it is kept in it very great Orthodox holy relics: the right hand of John the Baptist and a piece of the cross of the Lord. Just imagine, the hand that baptized Jesus Christ is in this monastery, and you can see it and attach yourself to it. Of course, the hand is in a special casket, and the casket is in a crayfish with the relics of another saint, revered in Montenegro by Peter Cetinsky. Both the casket and the crayfish lids are glass and you can see what on Ionn's hand ...
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  • with a stroller, a child and in an unsuitable dress did not go inside. Outside is beautiful, tourists are brought in packs
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