Monument to kneginja Milica - the most important information
The monument to kneginja Milica is located on Despot Stefan Square in Krusevac. It was unveiled on Vidovdan 2018, which is also the Day of the City of Krusevac. The monument was built in honor of kneginja Milica and as a gesture of gratitude for the fact that she ruled the country from Krusevac after her husband died in Kosovo.
Facts about kneginja Milica
- Milica married Knez Lazar Hrebeljanovic in 1353, when she met him at the royal court.
- She had eight children with him, three sons and five daughters.
- She died in 1405 in the monastery of Ljubostinja, where her relics are kept.
Characteristics of the monument
The monument is made of bronze and is the work of the academic sculptor Zoran Ivanovic, who made several public monuments throughout Serbia. The figure is raised and her right hand is over the heart of the kneginja. Her title and name are indicated on the monument, as well as the years of her birth and death.
How to get to the monument
The monument is located on Despot Stefan Square, which is located near "Lazar's city", and if you are already going to the archeological park, stop by and see this monument. You can also use bus lines 1, 2, 3, 5, 7, 10 and 19 and get off at the Great Fountain.