Saint George Church


Mausoleum of the Serbian royal dynasty Karadjordjević

Part of historical memorial complex of Oplenac


Saint George Church is a part of historical memorial complex of Oplenac. It was built in the early 20th century in the town of Topola, 70 km south from Belgrade.

The interior of the church is decorated with a number of impressive mosaics representing 1500 scenes from other Serbian monasteries and churches, which are the best achievements of fresco painting in Serbia.

The founder of the dynasty Karađorđević was Đorđe Petrović, known as Karađorđe (Black George), who comes from this region. He is a famous leader of the First Serbian Uprising against the Ottoman occupation in the early 19th century.