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"St. Archangel Michael" Church

"St. Archangel Michael" Church is situated at the entranse of the great Cathedral Temple. Until the sanctification of the Cathedral in 1878, this church was a Cathedral Temple of Nis eparchy. It was built around 1814 and it was sanctified in 1819 at the time of the Turkish rule and most of it had to be buried in the ground because of the Turkish regulations at that time which did not allow Serbian buildings to be high.

It was built from rough river stone and internal structures, arches, columns and galleries were made ​​of wood. The iconostasis is beautifuly decorated with carvings and sculptures and it is a gift to the monastery from Chiliandar eparchy.