Church of the Holy Transfiguration


Church of the Holy Transfiguration
Church of the Holy Transfiguration
Црква Светог Преображења

Church of Sveto Preobraženje

Basic information
Location Novo Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Affiliation Serb Orthodoxy
District Dabar-Bosna
Year consecrated September 8, 1940
Website ПАРОХИЈА ДОЛАЧКА У НОВОМ САРАЈЕВУ
Architectural description
Architect(s) Aleksandar Deroko
Completed 1940
Specifications

The Temple or Church of the Holy Transfiguration (Serbian: Црква Светог Преображења) is a Serbian Orthodox church in Novo Sarajevo, Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina.

It is the only Orthodox church in Novo Sarajevo, and was built in 1940 by Aleksandar Deroko, the project was initially made for Split in Croatia, but ended up here. It was consecrated by Patriarch Gavrilo. It was the place of worship for 50,000 adherents in the region.

During the Yugoslav Wars, the Church was heavily damaged, and after the war it was renovated. Reworking of frescoes began in 2004.

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