Becej Travel Guide

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Becej Things to Do

  • The Town Museum

    The museum was founded in 1953, and has 7 collections: historical, archeological, numismatic, ethnic, art, applied art and natural. But, the only way to see the treasures is via the Net.Working hours:every day from 7 - 14

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  • Technical School

    One of the most beautiful edifices here is this one, housing the Technical School.The school was built in 1869, following the plans of Jovan Somborski from Becej.

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  • The Town Theatre

    The building was built for the military purposes, and is believed to be among the oldest in Becej. This cultural centre houses the Great Hall, Creative Centre, with its workshops, the ‘Krug’ (‘Circle’) Gallery, where a lot of artists have exhibited their works, and the Theatre Club, that organises some lectures, presentations or video projections....

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  • Catholic Church

    The present Catholic Church was built in 1830, on the site of the older one from 1763. The tower was added in 1923.The inside is richly decorated. The stained-glass windows were made by Kratzman Ede in 1892, while the Altar painting, ‘The Assumption of the Virgin’, is the work of Mor Tan.

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  • Serbian Orthodox Church

    At the very centre of Becej, there's this monumental Serbian Orthodox Church, built in 1858, according to the plans of Andrija Smaus and Jovan Somborski. It's dedicated to St George.As you can see, there are 3 towers symbolising the Holy Trinity.Inside the church, you can admire the paintings of Uros Predic, our famous 19th-century artist. The most...

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  • Tisa

    In our country long 197km.The Tisza (-Hungarian, in Romanian, Serbian and Slovak: Tisa, in German: Thei߼/em> or Theiss, in Ukrainian: Tysa/Тиса) is a river, tributary of the Danube and one of the major rivers of Central Europe, passing through Hungary, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine and Serbia and Montenegro. It forms...

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  • Fantast

    Near Becej, about 14km towards Backa Topola, there's an old castle, once owned by Bogdan Dundjerski. The castle was built in the 1920s. It's been restaurated and converted into the hotel Fantast. There's St George chapel nearby, with valuable iconostasis done by Uros Predic.In the surroundings, there's also a famous horse farm, where they raise...

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  • Park

    View from the top of the castle Fantast. You can see the beautiful park. Moreover, there is a park with many different tree species and arranged footpaths inside the complex and the tennis courts near the hotel are at the tourists' disposal. In addition to that, there is also a small airport for small planes

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  • The Chapel - Fantast

    If you are in Fantas you can also see the chapel. It is by the castle and it was built in neobyzantium style and it possesses an invaluable iconostasis that was painted by Uroš Predic.

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  • Palace "Dundjerski"

    The tourist complex of Fantast is located in the eastern part of Backa in the community of Becej, by the road Backa Topola – Becej, 14 kilometres away from Becej. On the area of 65 ha are located a castle, a horse-farm, a small castle, a chapel, a park and other objects. The castle was built at the beginning of the XX century by the famous...

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  • Endowment of Bogdan Dundjerski

    Translation of this table is – Endowment of Bogdan Dundjerski landowner of Old Becej and Saint Tomas 1923. year.You can see this table above the Bogdan's chapel.

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  • Yellow building

    This Yellow building is situated in Boris Kidric Street. I don't know how old it is but I was fascinated by architecture and it beauty. That style of main doors on house we call "ainfort" doors. It's typical for old houses built in XIX century. Mostly rich and noble families had that type of doors on their houses. Above the doors sometimes you can...

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  • Chapel - details

    This painting is above the front door made by the famous painter Uros Predic. You can see some details of ceiling like sky and stars – but not very good preserved.

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  • Iconostasis of Chapel

    Iconostasis in chapel painted by Uros Predic. I mentioned that you can see here icon of Virgin Mary with face of Bogdan's beloved Mara.

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  • Inside of Chapel

    When you enter chapel on left side you can see this memorial table with name and year of birth and death of Bogdan Dundjerski who is buried in front of altar.

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  • The Chapel of Saint George

    The chapel of Saint George was built in neobyzantium style and it possesses an invaluable iconostasis that was painted by Uros Predic.

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  • Castle - back side

    This is back side of Castle. In front of this terrace is old swimming pool - ruined and not working today.

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  • Castle - details

    The building has extreme architectonic value and represents an unusual mixture of baroque, romance and neoclassical architecture. The castle consists of two circular and two conical towers, and the biggest one that dominates.

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  • Dundjerski

    Who was Bogdan Dundjerski? Bogdan Dundjerski was a member of notable family Dundjerski. He was very rich landowner. He built castle on his estate. His great friend was painter Uros Predic who painted iconostasis in chapel. Bogdan never get married. Here in castle you can hear love story about Bogdan and Mara – wife of his servant. On iconostasis in...

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  • Serbian Orthodox Church

    The Serbian Orthodox Church with it magnificent structure situated in the heart of the town stands out among other monuments. It was constructed in 1858 in the Byzantine style.

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  • Castle of Bogdan Dundjerski

    The complex Castle of Bogdan Dundjerski is located 14 kilometres away from Becej on the road Becej-Backa Topola. On the area of 65 ha are located a castle, a horse-farm, a small castle, a chapel, a park and other objects. The castle was built at the beginning of the XX century by the famous Vojvodina's owner of large estate Bogdan Dundjerski.

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  • Secondary Technical School

    On the square is an old building form 1861 the former Elementary School, now the Secondary Technical School.

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  • Buildings on square

    Two buildings from 1902 with their facades over 60 meters long facing the square are accommodating the present Town Hall. I love that architecture and that style of buildings.

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  • Memorial on the Town hall

    This is memorial monument on facade of Town hall. I'm not sure but I think it's a memorial of inhabitants of Becej who was killed in WW II.

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  • Charitable foundation of Baroness Jovic

    Next to old Town hall there is a building from 1894 built up by order of the Baroness Eufimija Jovic as a charitable foundation.

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  • Old Town Hall

    A single-floor building of the old Town Hall from 1881 is dominating in the square. Beautiful building.

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  • The Catholic Church

    The Catholic Church witch was built up in 1830 is also situated in the square. It is a single-dome structure with an extended base, a half-spherical apse on the north side and a belfry on the front side. Its altar is decorated with two paintings made by Hungarian painter Tan Mora born in Becej.

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Becej Restaurants

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    by Jeca011 Written Sep 12, 2004

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    Restaurant in hotel “Fantast”

    Favorite Dish: Try "Fantast stake" - Stake filled with vegetables, ham and cheese. Delicious.

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Becej Sports & Outdoors

  • Ride A Horse

    Near the Fantast Hotel, there's a horse farm with about 100 horses. They're thoroughbred or semibred racing horses. Every day you can see jokeys working with them.The people here also organize horse riding, so if you want you can try it, too.

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  • Riding

    Today a riding-school is organized here and horse-renting is also possible for tourists.This horse name is "Becar" (Carouser) and he is 8 yr. old and very calm and peaceful. I fall in love with him at first sight and I ride him all afternoon.

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  • Ergela "Fantast"

    In the immediate vicinty of the castle there is the farm of thoroughbred racing horses and here were raised the most famous horses.Detailed studying of the genetics and the blood of thoroughbreds, have contributed a lot to outstanding genetic potential of the gallop racing horses, at the farm. To confirm these, are outstanding results that these...

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    by Drphoto Updated Mar 4, 2003

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    Favorite thing: The tourist complex of Fantast is located in the eastern part of Backa in the community of Becej, by the road Backa Topola – Becej, 14 kilometres away from Becej. On the area of 65 ha are located a castle, a horse-farm, a small castle, a chapel, a park and other objects. The castle was built at the beginning of the XX century by the famous owner of large estate Bogdan Dundjerski. The building has extreme architectonic value and represents an unusual mixture of baroque, romance and neoclassical architecture. The castle consists of two circular and two conical towers, and the biggest one that dominates was built to serve towers of medieval castles – donzon as an example. Today, a modernly equipped hotel is accommodated in the castle. The chapel by the castle was built in neobyzantium style and it possesses an invaluable iconostasis that was painted by Uroš Predic. The horse-farm is one of the most famous horse-farms in this part of Europe and there were raised the most famous horses in ex-Yugoslavia. Today a riding-school is organized here and horse-renting is also possible for tourists. Moreover, there is a park with many different tree species and arranged footpaths inside the complex and the tennis courts near the hotel are at the tourists' disposal. In addition to that, there is also a small airport for small planes.

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