The Church of St. Sava - the most important information
The church, which is located in the park in Dositejeva Street, belongs to the Zica diocese of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Although construction began in 1994, the year of establishment is 2018. It is situated only 1.4 km away from the center of Kraljevo.
History of The Church of St. Sava
The construction of the church began in August 1994, when the foundations were consecrated. The prayer was held on the first day of construction, led by Bishop Stefan of Zica, in the presence of a large number of believers and priests from Kraljevo. As early as May 10th 1995, the first temple patron saint day was celebrated in the church.
The original construction works were completed in 1996, after which the funds for further construction ran out therefore interrupting the process. The works included the installation of doors and glass on all windows. An iconostasis in woodcut was also made.
Archpriest Staurophore Miroljub Josifovic was first appointed to the position of parish priest.
Significance of The Church of St. Sava
- The church is dedicated to the burning of the relics of Saint Sava, which is a holiday celebrated by the Serbian Orthodox Church
- The church itself celebrates this holiday as its patron saint day; Serbian patriarch serves the holy Hierarchical Liturgy. in the church.
How to get to The Church of St. Sava?
The park in which the church is located can be reached on foot from the city center in 15 minutes, and the same route can be followed for a ride that will last only 5 minutes. Affordable taxi services are also always available.
- By car: Follow Cara Dusana Street from the city center until the left turn to Vojvode Putnika, which you follow all the way to Dositejeva, from where the park and the church are not far
- Taxi services: Bond taxi - 036 317911; As taxi 036 323323; Tref Taxi KV 036 323232; Mega Taxi KV 036 303303
Best time to visit
Worship in the church is held:
- Working days at 07:30 and 18:00
- Saturdays at 08:00 and 18:00
- Sundays at 08:00 and 09:00
If you visit the church on a holiday that is marked with a red letter, you can attend liturgies at 08:00 and 09:00
- To enter the church it is necessary to follow a specific dress code that includes covered shoulders and no short pants, skirts or dresses