Church of St. George, Lukovo

The Church of St. George, also known as the Lukovo Church, is a Serbian Orthodox church in the village of Lukovo, southern Serbia. It was built during the reign of king Milutin (1282-1321) near mines of lead, copper and gold.[citation needed] It was damaged in the end of the 14th century and reconstructed in 1871, destroyed again in 1871 and rebuilt 1895. It is located on Nenad's Stone (a hill 975 m above sea level) at the eastern slopes of Kopaonik. According to legend, Saint Sava raised a wooden cross on Nenad's Stone and declared it holy.[1]

Church of St. George
Lukovo Church
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Religion
AffiliationSerbian Orthodoxy
LeadershipSerbian Orthodox Church
Location
LocationLukovo,  Serbia
Architecture
Completed1282-1321 (original)
2002 (renovation)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2012-11-03. Retrieved 2013-05-02.CS1 maint: archived copy as title (link)