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The Monastery of Saint Peter (Sveti Petar Cetinjski)

Dvorski trg | Cipur Ruins, Cetinje, Cetinje Municipality 81250, Montenegro
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Dvorski trg | Cipur Ruins, Cetinje, Cetinje Municipality 81250, Montenegro
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you are planning to visit Cetinje, the old montenegrian capital, you have to visit this monastery but do not expect too much. In any case - worth to visit.

Thank nevenjerkovic
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Loved our visit to the monastery a real quiet and peacful place, spiritually uplifting. We were lucky to have visited before the coach parties (try and plan your visit not to be there when the scheduled tours arrive)

Thank The_Crofter
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I have never been in some Orthodox monastery and this was new amazing experience for me. Smell of the beeswax, calmness of the place, fact that this place has a piece of holly cross, bones of Saint Peter( one that baptize Jesus in Jordan, and...More

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 12 June 2017 via mobile

This monastery has wonderful architecture and close to it is really nice small church. If you want to visit monastery, everybody is allowed inside - if you don't have trousers/skirts covering knees, you will be asked to put on scarf to cover them.

Thank Nadia_and_Dan
Reviewed 19 April 2017

Monastery contains very rare relic. Piece of cross on which Jesus Christ was crucified. Entry is possible only by guide (local priest) which is arranged every hour, but only in local language. No entry fee, you need buy only some candles, that need to be...More

1  Thank Martin J
Reviewed 27 January 2017

This monastery in the city is quite small but picturesque. On site there are toilets and a gift shop which sells bottles of brandy made by the monks as well as other souvenirs. You can also buy candles to light for a loved one. We...More

Thank GailDeacon
Reviewed 2 November 2016 via mobile

The architecture is grand. The church is small. The interiors are beautiful. Smells of beeswax which is always a delight.

Thank bramblesici
Reviewed 1 November 2016

We visited this Monastery a late afternoon. In a small chapel, we met an orthodox priest, who questioned about our religion at once. We answered honestly. He became angry at once. Through a young boy, who could speak English, he explained how crazy we are....More

Thank Majje76
Reviewed 25 September 2016

The Monastery is quite imposing from the outside. When one gets inside, there is a que to see the relics. I am not a religious person so it did not mean much to me, for others, waiting in long lines it probably did. Most annoying:...More

1  Thank Arie F
Reviewed 16 September 2016

If you are in Cetinje then it's a must see. The Monastery is pretty important in terms of Montenegrin religious and historical cultural value and although access is just to a small chapel, it is afterall a functioning Orthodox monastery and free. The beautifully colourful...More

Thank generator5000
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