In this area, a large number of churches and one monastery are located. The monastery Podlastva is not only a religious monument, but also a historical symbol of Grbalj. Many significant decisions were made there. This monastery church was damaged by the earthquake in 1979. Its interior is decorated with frescos by local masters. One of the iconographers was Maksim Tujovic from Grbalj.
There are about 60 small, village churches in Grbalj. Many of them were damaged before, and especially during the earthquake in 1979. A number of Grbalj churches were painted by a well-known artist from Risan, Dimitrije Daskal-Dimitrijevic. Many of them contain iconostases from the 17th and 18th centuries.