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Temple of Saint Sava

Temple of Saint Sava © Michael Angelkovich
Temple of Saint Sava © Michael Angelkovich

Dominating the skyline of Belgrade is the massive Temple of Saint Sava, one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. This remarkable domed building, with its white marble and granite facade, is dedicated to the founder of the Serbian Orthodox Church. The Ottomans publicly burnt the relics of the medieval saint Sava on this site in 1595. Although construction began in 1935, the church remains incomplete, particularly the interior. Visitors are welcome to view the church, which is set in lovely gardens.

Address: Vraèar plateau