World Reviewer rating

Worth a visit
Rating 0.5 (185 votes)

Stari Ras

Listed under Churches & Abbeys in Serbia.

  • Photo of Stari Ras
  • Stari Ras
  • Strari ras in autumn
  • Ruins of Old Ras
Photo of Stari Ras
Photo by UNESCO
Pin It

Founded in the 9th Century, Stari Ras was the medieval centre of Serbia and in an important position compared to Serbia’s other main cities. Its medieval ruins, now in clipped grass fields, edged by the city of Novi Pazar, include a monastery, churches and fortresses.

Written by  World Reviewer Staff.

Other expert and press reviews

“Stari Ras and Sopoćani”

'On the outskirts of Stari Ras, the first capital of Serbia, there is an impressive group of medieval monuments consisting of fortresses, churches and monasteries. The monastery at Sopoćani is a reminder of the contacts between Western civilization and … Read more...

Written by press. UNESCO

Comments, reviews and questions by other travellers

There are no posts. Why not be the first to have your say?

Post a comment, review or question

I want to
Question
My comment - optional
Rating - how would you rate this place or experience?
 

Who's been here

Similar Experiences

  • Sistine Chapel

    This famously and meticulously decorated chapel is best known for its Michelangelos and for being the site of the Papal conclav…

  • St Peters Basilica

    The most famous church in the world, St Peters is one of four great papal basilicas in Rome, and the place of pilgrimage for al…

  • Chartres Cathedral

    Two pointed, pale grey Gothic towers pierce the air on either side of the magnificent rose window on the western side of Chartr…

Nearby Experiences

  • Sopoćani Monastery

    Completed in around 1265 then decorated ornately with frescos for years afterwards, this monastery had been left to decay since…

  • Kopaonik Ski Resort

    The resort of Kopaonik in Serbia has been gaining in popularity over the past few years thanks to its recent and numerous devel…

  • Studenica Monastery

    The Studenica Monastery was established in the late 12th century by Stevan Nemanja, founder of the medieval Serb state, shortly…

Related links

Contribute to this page