Churches

There are 14 churches and 4 monasteries on the territory of Azbukovica, which indicates on the importance of religion in this area.


Log cabin church in Donja Orovica

It is dedicated to the Assembly of St. 12 Apostles with interesting relics. The time of the church creation is not determined with certainty, but is thought to be more than 200 years old. There are many icons in the church, and four are under state protection and represent special value. Near the church there is a prangija for which no one knows where it is from, but it is known to be announced on Christmas Eve. There is an interesting one related to it custom: a guy who wanted to marry had to raise a sling over his head and thus prove that he was ready for marriage.


Church in Selance

It is dedicated to St. To the Apostles Peter and Paul. There is no information when it was built, but it is assumed to date from the 13th century. It was renovated in 1816 and is under the protection of the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments. In the church there is a crypt - a place where priests were buried, and according to legend, Popadija who lived for 110 years.

The church in Ljubovija is dedicated Sv. Transfiguration, built in 1932, in the Moravian style.


The church in Gornja Ljubovidja is dedicated to the Ascension of the Lord, built in 1940.

The church in Gračanica is dedicated to the Ascension of the Lord, built in 1903.


The church in Arsenovići is dedicated to St. To the Great Martyr Demetrius, built in 1968.

The church in Savković (Bobija) is dedicated to St. martyr Prince Lazar, built in 1944.

The church in Caparić is dedicated to St. Nikolaj, built in 1932.

The church in Vrhpolje is dedicated to St. to the prophet Jeremiah, built in 2000.

The church in Gornja Trešnjica is dedicated to St. Nikola, built in 1839.

The church in Orovicka planina is dedicated to St. To the Great Martyr George, built in the 1990s.
The church in Uzovnica is dedicated to the success of the Most Holy Mother of God, it was built from 1935 to 1936 in the form of a triconch.
The church in Donja Ljubovidja is dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene. Construction of this church began in 2012.
The memorial temple of St. Stephen the High on the Mačkov stone is dedicated to the despot Stefan Lazarević. Construction of this temple started on October 22, 2017.



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