Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour [Katedralja e Zonjës Ndihmëtare]

Cathedral of Our Lady of Perpetual Succour
Prizren's main Catholic church from 1870 is a fairly typical Italian-inspired buildings with three naves and marble-clad columns. The facade is remarkable for the variety of stone used, while the interior frescoes above the door depict the medieval Christian Albanian hero Skënderbeu (Skenderbeg) who unified Albanians and kept the Ottomans at bay, against all odds. Depicted beside him is the great Transylvanian Ottoman-slayer, János Hunyadi or Iancu de Hunedoara, who did Christianity a great favour by defeating Mehmed II's army at Belgrade in 1456. Mass, in Albanian, is held at 18:00 on weekdays and until noon on Sundays, with some singing in Italian and Latin.

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Open 09:00-16:00, Sun 12:00-16:00.


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