2007-2017

Our Lady's Temple

(Bogorodicin hram, Prcanj)

 

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Prcanj - historical centre seen from a family pier

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Most notable peace of sacral architecture in Prcanj is Church of the Blessed Virgin Mary, built in baroque style, and due to its unique features was listed under the protection of UNESCO in the territory of  Kotor natural and cultural heritage site. Our Lady Church in Prčanj was projected by the famous Venetian architect Bernardino Macaruzzi in 1789. The construction of the church started the same year but finished in 1913. The church was built by the donation of many families from Prčanj as well as donations of Austro-Hungarian government. The church was designed in Venetian baroque style and at the time of construction was the biggest one in the South Adriatic region.