Monastery Rajinovac

Rajinovac is a Serbian Orthodox monastery located in the south end of Begaljica. While its date of founding is not known, it was first mentioned in the year 1528[1] in the Ottoman census of the Belgrade municipalities, listed as "Monastery of saint Rajko" - Manastir Svetog Rajka. The first major renovation of the monastery and church was completed by Knez of Begaljica Stevan Andrejević- Knez Palalija in the year 1793.[2] The church is dedicated to the Nativity of the Mother of God.[3]


  1. Hannover, Brigitta Gabriela (May 2009). Serbien: Unterwegs zu verborgenen Klöstern und Kunstschätzen. Trescher Verlag. p. 157. ISBN 978-3-89794-144-1.
  2. Jugoslavenski leksikografski zavod "Miroslav Krleža." (1987). Likovna enciklopedija Jugoslavije, Volume 2. Jugoslavenski leksikografski zavod. p. 689. ISBN 978-86-7053-001-0.
  3. Kanitz, Felix Philipp; Bogoljub Jovanović (1904). Das königreich Serbien und das Serbenvolk: -2. bd. Land und bevölkerung. B. Meyer. p. 131. OCLC 657543104.

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Coordinates: 44°37′29″N 20°42′48″E / 44.6247°N 20.7132°E / 44.6247; 20.7132

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