Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos | Saborna Crkva Rođenja Presvete Bogorodice | Sarajevo

Discover the awe-inspiring Cathedral Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos, a grand Serbian Orthodox masterpiece nestled in Sarajevo. Standing as one of the largest Serbian Orthodox churches in the Balkans, this architectural marvel is a designated National Monument of Bosnia and Herzegovina.

Built between 1863 and 1868, its exquisite design showcases a cross-shaped plan with five majestic domes, including a central dome that commands attention.

Church of the Nativity of the Theotokos interior

The intricate interior boasts painted ornaments and simulated marble stone construction, reflecting a blend of artistic finesse. Immerse yourself in history as you explore this symbol of faith, resilience, and cultural heritage, and relive its captivating journey from construction challenges to a triumphant dedication in 1872.

During the tumultuous years of 1992-1995, the church remained unscathed.


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