Elije Monastery

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The elije Monastery is a Serbian Orthodox monastery. It is located by the Gradac river, on the 6th km from the town of Valjevo, Serbia. It was founded in the late 13th century. Today, monastery is surrounded with tall trees, so cannot be seen from far.

It is best known by being the monastery of saint Justin Popovi, (1894 1979), who was canonized by the Serbian Orthodox Church in 2010.
elije Monastery was declared Monument of Culture of Great Importance in 1979, and it is protected by Republic of Serbia.

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