Patriarchate of Pec

The Patriarchate of Pec, a group of churches close to Pec in Kosovo, is one of the most important monuments of the Serbian past and it was the centre of the Serbian church for centuries.

The precise date of the foundation of the Patriarchate is unknown. During the 14th century, small modifications were made to Church of the Holy Apostles, so some parts were decorated later. From the 13th to the 15th century, and in the 17th century, the Serbian Patriarchs and Archbishops of Peć were buried in the churches of the Patriarchate.

In 2006 it was placed on UNESCO's World Heritage List.


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