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Monastery Dajbabe

Not far from Podgorica, on the way towards Bar there is a monastery Dajbabe which in its foundation has a shape of a cross and represents an interesting sacral edifice to visit. It is located below Dajbaba hill, which dominantly raises above Zeta valley.

The monastery Dajbabe is a monastery dedicated to Uspenje Bogorodice (Falling into sleep of Holy Mother of God) and it got the name by the village in which it is located. It was founded in 1897. Initially only the space of the cave was used for the church in order for it to be expanded later and took the look of the basic church with chapels. The only visible part of that church is outside the cave and that is a spacious entrance porch with two belfries. The protector monk Simeon Popovic adjusting the pictures to natural shape of the rocks while painting the interior of the monastery.

For a visitor from any part of the world this monastery will represent un unforgettable experience, considering the fact that it is a piece of work of nature and man (the church is located in the cave).

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