Kovilj monastery


Kovilj monastery

The Kovilj Monastery (Serbian: Манастир Ковиљ / Manastir Kovilj) is a Serb Orthodox monastery in the Bačka region, in the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina. It is near the village of Kovilj, in the Novi Sad municipality. The monastery was renovated in 1705-1707. According to the legend, the monastery of Kovilj was founded by the first Serb archbishop, Saint Sava, in the 13th century.

ee also

*List of Serb Orthodox monasteries

External links

* [http://www.eparhija-backa.org.yu/kovilj/kovilj.htm More about the monastery]


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