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Memorial Church in Lazarevac

"Hram Svetog Dimitrija" by Svetisrdj - Own work. Licensed under CC BY-SA 3.0 via Wikimedia Commons.
Memorial Church in Lazarevac
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Beautiful church in the glory of fallen soldiers

Svetog Dimitrija 22, 11550 Lazarevac

Memorial Church of Saint Demetrius is the church with charnel-house in Lazarevac, built in honor to the fallen soldiers of the Serbian and Austro-Hungarian army in the Battle of Kolubara. In the architecture and urbanism ambience of Lazarevac is significant for its religious and social function and this temple has high silhouette values. Notable is the realization of the inter-war Serbian church architecture, but also the work of the Russians builder who immigrated to Serbia because of the civil war in their homeland. Memorial Church of Saint Demetrius was built by the project of Russian immigrant architect Ivan A. Rik, between 1938 and 1941. It has a basis in the form of an inscribed cross developed type. At the intersection of the arms rises main dome, while over the arms of the cross rise four smaller domes. One dome rises up and over the western face and there is placed bell tower.

Opening hours

Every day 8:19

How to get there

By Road Belgrade-Lazarevac