Đurđevi stupovi

Đurđevi stupovi
Đurđevi stupovi
Ђурђеви cтупови

currently undergoing renovation

Basic information
Location Ras, (Novi Pazar)
Affiliation Serbian Orthodoxy
Leadership Serbian Orthodox Church
Architectural description
Architect(s) Stefan Nemanja
Architectural type Byzantine
Architectural style Byzantine
Completed 1166
Dome(s) 1
Materials Stone
UNESCO World Heritage Site
Official name: Stari Ras
Type: Cultural
Criteria: i, iii
Designated: 1979 (3rd)
Reference #: 96
Region: Europe and North America
The monastery in 2008

Đurđevi stupovi (Serbian Cyrillic: Ђурђеви cтупови) (English: The Tracts of Saint George, often incorrectly translated as The Pillars of Saint George) is a 12th-century Serbian Orthodox monastery located in the vicinity of today's city of Novi Pazar, in the Raška region of Serbia. The church was erected by the Grand Prince of Rascia, Stefan Nemanja, back in 1166, on the spot where the Serbian medieval capital of Ras once stood. It is currently undergoing reconstruction and renovation. Đurđevi stupovi was declared Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance in 1979, and monastery have entered a UNESCO World Heritage list also in 1979 together with the complex of Stari Ras and Sopoćani.


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Coordinates: 43°09′56″N 20°29′48″E / 43.16556°N 20.49667°E / 43.16556; 20.49667