This beautiful building in the centre of Kruševac is the Assembly Building (Zgrada opštine). It was designed by famous Serbian architect, Nikola Nestorovic.It was used as the County Office between 1898 and 1904.The interior's very beautiful, with staircases, corridors, columns. And you should definitely visit the Mosaic Room! You'll be impressed!more
The memorial to the Kosovo heroes (Spomenik kosovskim junacima) is a symbol of Kruševac. It's the work of a great Serbian sculptor, Djordje Jovanovic.The memorial was unveiled at Vidovdan 1904, during the celebration of 100th anniversary of the First Serbian Uprising, in the presence of King Petar I Karadjordjevic.The model of the Memorial was...more
A few steps away from the Lazarica church, there's this Prince Lazar Memorial ( Spomenik Knezu Lazaru). It was made in 1971 by sculptor Nebojša Mitric.If you take a closer look at the monument, you'll see different symbols from Prince Lazar's life.Prince Lazar Hrebeljanovic was a very powerful ruler in the 14th century. He died in the Kosovo battle...more
The 1st thing you'll notice when you come to the Lazarica Church will definitely be the doors. And they're really impressive, with wonderful details and all. The person who made them, Franz Winter, had 'golden' hands in my opinion.The doors were made of old oak trees cut down on Bagdala, a hill above Kruševac.more
If your nightlife includes eating and drinking, go to Zakiceva Street, 'the street of young people'. It's packed with cafes, restaurants and pizzerias, such as 'Konak', 'Moment' or 'Rino'.
Zelena pijaca (Green market) is 1 of the richest in Serbia. Here you can find all kinds of fruit and vegetables, and other things, cheaper.
Vidovdan's the most important Christian festival for the town of Kruševac. Every year on 28 June, a commemorative service is held in the church of Lazarica for the heroes who died in the Kosovo battle and for all other Serbian warriors killed in liberation wars.
13km from Kruševac, on the right bank of the Rasina River, in the really exceptional surroundings, there's yet another Prince Lazar's endowment, Manastir Naupare (the Naupare Convent). That's why the building's similar to the Lazarica Church, but built only a little earlier. It was reconstructed several times.It used to be a monastery (until 1950),...more
Favorite thing: The medieval city of Krusevac was founded by the Prince Lazar, between 1371 and 1377. It was the capital of Serbia till 1402.