Church of St. Apostles Petar and Pavle Jagodina - the most important information
The Church of the Holy Apostles Petar and Pavle in Jagodina is also called the New Church because it was built after the first church, the Church of the Holy Archangel Mihailo or the Old Church. It is an immovable cultural good, a cultural monument.
History of the Church of St. Apostles Petar and Pavle Jagodina
The church was built between 1870 and 1899, and was built with a bell tower. Like the Old Church, the New Church was built on the outskirts of the city, and today it is located in the center. It was severely damaged in World War II when it was hit by a grenade and machine gun bullets. It was renovated in the mid-1950s, and the frescoes were made only at the beginning of the 21st century, when the church was renovated.
Appearance of the Church of St. Apostles Petar and Pavle Jagodina
The church is in the shape of an equilateral cross and was built in the Neo-Moorish and Neo-Byzantine style. It has five domes, the central of which rests on four large pillars with Romanesque capitals. As for the facade, it is a combination of two-tone belts in plaster. The entire exterior of the church is made of stone ornaments. The interior of the church is extremely well made - the iconostasis was made by Milos Vlajkovic in oak woodcarving, and the icons were made by the painter Zivko Jugovic.
How to get to the Church of St. Apostles Petar and Pavle Jagodina?
The church is located near the Museum of Naive and Marginal Art. You can reach it on foot if you visit the Museum, as well as by public transport or taxi. We recommend the taxi service Maxi Taxi 035/242111 and Akt Taxi 0800/035035.
Since it is a church, you need to take care of the way you dress. Do not wear short bermuda shorts and skirts, shorts and T-shirts with straps. If you are additionally interested in something, you can call the church on 035/225752.