Church of St. Nicholas, Vrlika

Saint Nicholas Church
Crkva svetog Nikole
Црква светог Николе
Saint Nicholas Church in Vrlika
43°48′51″N 16°29′7″E / 43.81417°N 16.48528°E / 43.81417; 16.48528Coordinates: 43°48′51″N 16°29′7″E / 43.81417°N 16.48528°E / 43.81417; 16.48528
Location Vrlika
Country Croatia
Denomination Serbian Orthodox
History
Dedication Saint Nicholas
Administration
Archdiocese Eparchy of Dalmatia

The Church of St. Nicholas (Croatian: Crkva svetog Nikole u Vrlici, Serbian Cyrillic: Црква Светог Николе у Врлици) is a Serbian Orthodox church in Vrlika, situated in Northern Dalmatia, Croatia. The church was built in 1618 and serves local Serbs of Croatia. The tradition of Čuvari Hristovog groba is held at the church.

History

The church was founded in 1618.[1] The tradition of Čuvari Hristovog groba is held at the church.[1] It is not known when the tradition began, although folklore tells that it has existed for more than four centuries.[2]

Explosives were planted around the church on several occasions in 1990–91.[3]

See also

Annotations

  • Name: Church of Holy Father Nikolaj (Храм Св. Оца Николаја)

References

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