Log cabin church in Dub - the most important information
This log cabin with the highest roof is 10 kilometers away from Bajina Basta, and it is located in the village of Dub near Rogacica. It is one of the largest wooden churches, and at the same time one of the oldest, when it comes to such construction, in Serbia. Often the locals did not even know about the construction and existence of these wooden churches because they were built so that they were easily portable and protected from the Turks, so they are also known as flying churches.
History of the Wooden Church in Dub
The log cabin church was built in 1792. It became an independent church and got its own parish in 1885. It was renovated a little earlier, in 1828, covered with shingles and known for its specific architecture. The names of the builders are unknown, but it is believed that, according to the style of construction, they also built wooden churches near Valjevo, Kosjeric and Gornji Milanovac. Conservation works were carried out in the period from 1995 to 2005. It is dedicated to the Ascension of Christ and today, as a cultural asset of exceptional importance, it is under the protection of the Republic of Serbia.
What is a must-see in the Log cabin Church in Dub?
Apart from seeing one of the most valuable achievements of Osijek's masters, there are also icons of various origins in this temple. On the iconostasis are two Russian icons of the Mother of God with Christ and Christ and many other icons originate from Russian workshops. The treasury is made up of a large number of valuable, liturgical, Russian books. In this log cabin there are also 4 wooden candlesticks made of oak wood, and the eight-sided chandelier stands out.
How to get to the Wooden Church in Dub?
The wooden church in Dub is located in the village of the same name on the road Rogacica - Uzice, 15 kilometers from Uzice and 10 kilometers from Bajina Basta. You can reach the Log cabin Church by car.