Tour of Ostrog Monastery, Montenegro ☦ Serbian-Orthodox Religion in the Balkans
Miraculously carved in a cliff face 900m above the Zeta valley, Ostrog Monastery is the most important site in Montenegro for Orthodox Christians.
Ostrog Monastery is dedicated to Saint Basil of Ostrog (Sveti Vasilije Ostroški), who was buried here.
A monastery of the Serbian Orthodox Church, it is carved into Ostroška Greda, in Montenegro. A breathtaking view of the Bjelopavlići plain can be seen from the top, so visiting Ostrog Monastery can be a delight from both a religious and scenery perspective.
The monastery is located in Danilovgrad Municipality, 50 km from Podgorica and 15 km from the town of Nikšić.
The Ostrog Monastery is the most popular pilgrimage place in Montenegro, and one of the most popular pilgrimage sites in the Balkans.
Each year, the monastery attracts up to 1 million visitors, with people of several different faiths, including Orthodox, Catholics, and Muslims, visiting from all parts of the world.
According to the stories of Serbian Orthodox believers and pilgrims, it is believed that praying by Saint Basil's body, many have been cured and received miracles.
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