Hariseva Chapel, Belgrade

Hariseva Chapel, Belgrade

The Haris Chapel, or Hariseva Kapela, was built between 1874 and 1878 and was dedicated to martyr St. Demetrius, the patron of the Petrovic families. The construction was funded by Gregory Haris, a Zemun trader, with the money donated by his wife Mary, née Petrovic, who is thus considered the church's founder. The chapel was designed in a Neo-Byzatine style. Its iconostasis is the last work of Paul Simic and was made in 1874 in the style of classicism. The Harris Chapel is an important architectural and artistic memorial created by Svetozar Ivackovic, the prominent Serbian architect. The chapel stands atop the Gardoš Hill, near the Millennium Tower and an old cemetery.

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Hariseva Chapel on Map

Sight Name: Hariseva Chapel
Sight Location: Belgrade, Serbia
Sight Type: Religious
Guide(s) containing this sight: Zemun, Belgrade Old Churches Walk  

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