This imposing structure in the capital of Serbia is the biggest Orthodox place of worship in the Balkans. It is so large that it is visible to anyone approaching the city. Dedicated to St. Sava, the church has over 49 bells and 18 gold-plated crosses topping its domes.
The Church of Saint Sava can accommodate up to 10,000 people within its walls, which is composed of 4 galleries spread in 2 floors. The outside courtyard is covered in marble and granite and is where crowds gather to commemorate religious rites.
Christmas Eve and the Orthodox New Year draw thousands of people to the church as they meet the new year with prayer, music, fireworks, and dancing. A must-see part of the church is the basement, which holds a smaller, hidden church that has wall paintings adorned with gold.Places nearby:
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