Ružica Church, Belgrade

Ružica Church, Belgrade (must see)

The Ružica (Rose) Church is enclosed within the Kalemegdan Fortress. A church of the same name occupied this site at the time of Stefan Lazarević, and was demolished in 1521 by the invading Turks. The current church's building housed a gunpowder shop in the 18th century, and was then converted into a military church some time between 1867 and 1869. Badly damaged during the First World War, the church was renovated in 1925. Its iconostasis was carved by Kosta Todorović; the icons were painted by Rafailo Momčilović. The church's walls are adorned with paintings by Russian artist Andrej Bicenko.
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Ružica Church on Map

Sight Name: Ružica Church
Sight Location: Belgrade, Serbia (See walking tours in Belgrade)
Sight Type: Religious
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