Kosovo:(1)(2)(3)(4) Gracanica Monastery was built at
turn of the 14th Century by the Serbian King Milutin, husband of the Byzantine
princess, daughter of the Emperor Andronikos II.
Above & Bellow: Gracanica Monastery
Sopocani Monastery was built in the middle of 13th Century by King
Uros I. It was damaged three times by Turks of the Ottoman Empire and each
time it was renovated.
Above: The Dormition of the Virgin fresco in Sopocani Monastery,
Decani Monastery was built by King
Stefan Uros III in the early 14th Century. More than 1,000 compositions,
with an estimated 10,000 painted figures and 20 biblical cycles can be
found within the monastery.