Arača

The church, which has become a national place for pilgrimage.

One of the most important and oldest monuments of architecture in Vojvodina are the ruins of the monumental church of "Arača". The church, built in honor of archangel Michael, is located in the vicinity of Novi Bečej. It was mentioned for the first time in 1256, and according to the researchers it was built in the XII-XIII century. Arača is a symbol of Hungarians in Vojvodina and a holy place for gathering. Cultural journals, nongovernmental organizations and prizes bear its name. More and more people are visiting it, thus gaining the status of a national place for pilgrimage.