Fruska Gora Nacionalni Park Travel Guide

  • Monastery Grgeteg, build in XV AD by Vuk Brankovic
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Fruska Gora Nacionalni Park Things to Do

  • GRGETEG Monastery-main entrance

    Monastery dosses are builded so close to the church building that’s almost impossible to make picture of the church alone. During WWII the monastery was severely damaged but it’s completely reconstructed.

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  • KRUSEDOL Monastery-church

    The church was wall painted at first in XVI century, but its inside was painted with new layer of paintings in XVIII. There are still visible both of that layers, sometimes on the same picture! Iconostasis was formed of the icons from different times, some of them are date from early XVI century. During the restoration works in 1962. a painting on...

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  • KRUSEDOL Monastery/from the park

    If you want to see a bunch of American tourists then you should visit this monastery. Reason is simply… all turist agencies has this monastery in his programs of sightseeing and foreign tourist has chance to visit only this one (and maybe few more) of all monasteries on Fruska Gora.

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  • BEOCIN Monastery

    The iconostasis of the monastery church was made by Dimitrije Bacevic, Janko Halkozovic and Teodor Kracun, in the 1750s and 1760s Only one composition of the wall painting survived. It is was painted by wall painted by Janko Halkozovic in 1782. Simultaneously with the conruction of the church, the previous chapel was built and fitted with an...

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  • BEOCIN Monastery

    The monastery church is dedicated to the Assumption of Christ. The time of founding is unknown. It is firtst mentioned in Turkish records dated 1566-67, when its church was a small single-nave building modeled under the influence of traditional architecture. The monastery was damaged and deserted in the Austro-Turkish Wars and restored in 1699, by...

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  • Stražilovo

    Stražilovo is probably the largest and most famous picnic area here. This is also the place where a Serbian romantic poet and a famous student from Sremski Karlovci Grammar School, Branko Radičević, lies buried.

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  • Veliko Izletište

    Fruška Gora is considered to be a large picnic area (veliko izletište), with beautiful places where you can have a barbecue, play games or just relax in the nature.

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  • SREMSKI KARLOVCI, the city-museum

    "Oh Karlovci, dear place of mine!I came here as no more than just a child;and children's game was all that was important;figs and honey were the only sweet I knew.Just a child - unfledged bird;A bird that came and felt like home..."Part of a poem by Branko Radicevic

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  • Monastery KRUSEDOL, 1

    The monastery Krusedol is a memorial of the last Serbian Duke Djordje Brankovic. It was built in 1516 and it was destroyed and renovated several times. Here were buried famous persons of Serbian history as are Arsenije III Carnojevic who leaded the great migration of Serbs from Kosovo in 1690, Arsenije IV Jovanovic (Sakabenta), voivode Stevan...

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  • Monastery HOPOVO, 1

    The Monastery of Novo Hopovo was built in 1576 and according to its history, it is a work of Srem's Brankovici. In the monastery stands out the fresco "Massacre of children in Betlehem" painted by the famous icon painter Teodor Kracun.

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  • Monastery KRUSEDOL, 4

    During Second World War the monastery wasn't damaged but most of it's treasury were stolen. During the restoration works in 1962 a wall painting The Judgement Day was discovered. The church is famous of the remains of many important Serbs like sacred members of Brankovic family (Angelina, Maksim, Stefan). They are being shown only during the most...

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  • Monastery DJIPSA, 1

    Monastery with its church of Saint Nikola, was built at late 15th century by Despot (Duke) Jovan Brankovic. It is guessed that it was abandoned in 17th century, and during the early 18th century it is mentioned as an metoch of the Kuvezdin Monastery.

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  • Monastery KUVEZDIN, 2

    Baroque chapel on monastery cemetery was built in 1788. In the Second World War the church and the monastery in whole were tore down. The church is partially renewed.

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  • Monastery KUVEZDIN, 1

    Monastery was first mentioned in documents from 1566. The old church with two cubes was in 1816 replaced with the new one. Monastery doss were finished at 1810. Iconostasis was done by Pavle Simic in 1848.

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  • Monastery DJIPSA, 3

    During The Second World War it was heavilly damaged, and the iconostasis was disassembled and damaged, and movable items stolen. Since 1980 monastery is populated again and renewed gradually.

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  • Monastery DJIPSA, 2

    The old building of the church was renewed during 1744. The greatest changes on the church were made during 1762/64 when new chapel of St. Mary was built.Iconostasis of the renewed church was painted during 1753/54 by Teodor Stefanov Glogovac. Since the beginning of the World War One untill 1922 the monastery was abandoned, and later renewed.

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  • Monastery KRUSEDOL, 3

    The church was wall painted at first in 16th century, but it's inside was painted with new layer of paintings in 18th century. Iconostasis was formed of the icons from different times, some of whom are date from early 16th century.

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  • Monastery KRUSEDOL, 2

    Monastery, founded by Bishop Maxim (former Despot Djordje Brankovic) was respectable from it's beginning and is mentioned during the earliest turkish record in 1546. stated as one with appreciable estate and richest in the region. In second half of 14thand 17th century it was mentioned many times. After the final withdrawal of the Turks from Srem...

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  • Monastery GRGETEG, 2

    In the Second World War the monastery suffered a lot and severely damaged and is gradually repaired since 1953. The monastery that has been renovated in the last few years, received a copy of the famous icon of Mother Trojerucica (Three Hands) from Hilandar as a gift.

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  • Monastery GRGETEG, 1

    The Monastery of Grgeteg was built from 1465 to 1485. According to a legend, the founder of the monastery is Zmaj Ognjen Vuk. The monastery became deserted before the great migration, but bishop Isajia Djakovic renovated it in 1708. The new iconostasis was painted by Uros Predic.

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  • Monastery GRGETEG, 3

    In second part of 13th century the old church made from stone was replaced with new baroque one. The new church was restored between 1898. and 1901. At that time the monastery doss who surround the church from all four sides were renewed.

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  • Monastery HOPOVO, 4

    Inside this Monastery is the Memorial Museum of Dositej Obradovic. The first printing shop was established in this monastery, and this monastery was also a cultural residence of Serbs in the Middle Ages.

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  • Monastery HOPOVO, 2

    Inside this monastery is the memorial museum of Dositej Obradovic. The first printing shop was established in this monastery, and this monastery was also a cultural residence of Serbs in the Middle Ages.

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  • Monastery HOPOVO, 5

    Next to the church during 1751/58., a massive bell house with a small chapell on the first floor was built. At those times the whole monastery complex suffered changes in terms of the baroque spirit of the time.

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  • Monastery HOPOVO, 3

    Church that exists nowdays was built in 1575/76. with the financial donations of the group of wealthy citizens. The data concerning the church that precedes this one is insufficient. The existing church represents one of the biggest and one of the architectonically most valuable sacral buildings of it's time.

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  • TV tower

    After NATO bombing ! Never again ! But it is still standing. Strong target. Someone has to practice a little bit more.

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  • JAZAK Monastery-bell tower

    Monastery is famous because the remains of last Serbian Emperor St. Uros from Nemanjic dynasty are buried here. There are also remains of St. Anastasia the Roman.

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Fruska Gora Nacionalni Park Restaurants

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    by viddra Updated Jun 26, 2006

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    Great surroundings, fresh air, tasty food and drinks...

    The restaurant's got modern bungalows as well.

    In front of the restaurant, there's a memorial to Branko Radichevich, our famous poet.

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Fruska Gora Nacionalni Park Off The Beaten Path

  • PETKOVICA monastery

    The monastery church was dedicated to one of the most beloved saint on Balkans-St. Petka (Paraskeva) so it's reason while monastery is known as Petkovica. According to the tradition, founded by the widow of Stefan Stiljanovic, despotess Jelena. The monastery is first mentioned in Turkish documents of 1566-67. The church has a trefoil ground plan...

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  • SISATOVAC Monastery-detail

    Church is in function now but there are still so much that has to be done especially in church interior. Have to say that it looks much better now then in early '90 when i visited this monastery for a first time. Monastery has really fine natural setting and also great garden around so it's really pleasant place to spend few hours there.

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  • SISATOVAC Monastery

    The monastery with the church dedicated to the birth of the Virgin is situated on the western slopes of the Fruska Gora mountain. According to the written sources it was founded in 1520 by refugee monks from the Serbian monastery of Zica, who tore down the original church of St. Nicolas called Remetsko, and erected on its site a new church. During...

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Fruska Gora Nacionalni Park Favorites

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    by Drphoto Written Mar 5, 2003

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    Favorite thing: Fruška Gora, a lonely mountain, rises from the bottom of the Pannonian depression in Serbia.It is full of attractive tourist places and this location is unique natural and urban ambient.

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