Republic of Serbia Off The Beaten Path

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Republic of Serbia Off The Beaten Path

  • Fruska Gora

    Novi Sad Off The Beaten Path

    Sremska Kamenica is charming suburb that had been independent community but now incorporated in Novi Sad. If you are interested, more about this part of the city you could find at my Sremska Kamenica page here on VT!

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  • Niska Banja/The Spa of Nis

    Nis Off The Beaten Path

    As we stayed two days in Nis, we decided to spent some time on a sidetrip to Niska Banja, which is a popular Serbian health resort. It is located about 10 km east of Nis and can be reached in about 20 minutes by the local bus #1. Niska Banja (Spa of Nis) is well known for its radioactive water which contains radon. The water is used for...

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  • Petrovaradin

    Novi Sad Off The Beaten Path

    Franciscan Monastery of St. George with a baroque Catholic Church was built between 1701 and 1714. Special features are the sculptures of Franja Ksaverski and St. Jan Nepomuk, the relief of Holy Mother of God with Christ, the cross and the plaque of Croatian King Tomislav with the coat-of-arms of Croatia, Slovenia and Dalmatia. You can get to the...

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  • Centre

    Novi Sad Off The Beaten Path

    When you enter the city from the Varadinski Bridge, on your left, you'll come upon the Workers' House (Radnicki dom) with the statue of a worker (radnik) at the front. The building was built in 1913 by the project of Dragiša Brašovan, whereas the statue was carved by Toma Roksandic and placed here in 1946.

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  • Parks

    Novi Sad Off The Beaten Path

    This park is, it seems, not so much a park as it is a quay. That is, it has the trappings of a park – the trees, the benches, the paths – but there is no official name for the park, which lies along the Danube River. Still, it was made to seem much prettier than it probably really is, thanks to the less-than-attractive apartment blocks that...

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  • Danube & bridges

    Novi Sad Off The Beaten Path

    If you find yourself in Novi Sad in the summer, definitely check out 'Štrand' which is actually a sand beach on the bank of the Danube. It's one of the most popular places for the locals to relax and cool off during the summer months. The beach is generally clean, full, and lined with cafés and restaurants. There are showers throughout for rinsing...

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  • Driving trough remote areas

    Well, VT needs a map/geography update. I actually haven't visited Serbia as, at the time of my visit in September 2008, Kosovo was the newest country on the globe as it proclaimed independence in June of the same year. I entered Kosovo from Montenegro aboard the VT-mobile, the 1986 Moskvich that took me and the VT crew through the first edition of...

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  • Golubac Fortress

    It is supposed that Golubac Fortress was built by Hungarians, probably in the second half of the 13th century, to defend their land on the right bank of the Danube. The fortress has nine towers, between 20 and 25 meters high, five of which belong to the older and four to the younger phase of building. They are connected by fortress walls, with...

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  • Lepenski Vir, 8 000 years ago there were...

    ...Lepensi Vir is place where fishermen lived 8 000 years ago , 6 500 - 4 500 BC.There is Museum where they keep the oldest figures of that kind in Europe ( you can see one on pic ) that represents some kind of Fish God. They were just besides the fireplaces in the houses. Close to the Museum there are leftovers of the houses...Folow the link below...

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  • Honeymoon suite in West Serbian village...

    This kind of houses are called VAJAT . They were used for just married couples ,cause few generations were living in the same house ...so young couples had some " privacy" in vajat :)

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  • Cardak in West Serbian Village ...

    Place for keeping corn ...most of old fashion households has one .Folow the link below to see more like this if you are interested

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  • Smederevo fortress

    Smederevo, a fortress on the Danube was built between 1428 and 1430 during the reign of Despot Djuradj Brankovic, the last of medieval Serbia's rulers.It was for a long time the last bastion against the Turkish assault...

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  • Koporin Monastery

    Monastery was founded in 1402, these photo was taken on it’s 600 years celebration (2002).Patriarch Pavle and several bishops held liturgy marking that day. Directions:Monastery Koporin is situated 3 km from town Velika Plana , and 5 km from town Smedervska Palanka.

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  • Pokajnica

    Pokajnica church is completely made of logs in 1818. It was built by Vujica Vulicevic , as a sign of regret for killing Karadjordje. Pokajnica in Serbian means Place for Regret.Much more pics of winter landscapes in Pokajnica

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  • Mother Russia and Sister Greece

    Passion. Almost everyone will say this: “Mother Russia” or “Sister Greece” (in Serbian, both Russia and Greece, are female nouns, Rusija and Grcka). It is love dating from the centuries. Probably ‘cause both of them are Orthodox countries and they always helped to us, during the wars or embargos.

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  • Lights

    Driving with the lights is not obligatory. You have to turn them on “from sun set to down” as one policemen told me.

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  • Bare

    If you're interested in nature, or perhaps bird-watching, visit any of the many swamp-lakes (bare) here, such as Carska Bara, Obedska Bara, Zasavica, Dubovac or Prelaska Bara.

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  • Suvaca

    One of two horse-powered mills in Europe is here in Vojvodina. It's called Suvaca and you can visit it in Kikinda.

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  • Vetrenjace

    There are very few windmills (vetrenjace) in Vojvodina (Curug, Backa Topola, Melenci), and there are mostly in a very bad condition, such as the one in the picture.

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  • Fruška Gora monasteries

    About a dozen old monasteries, built mostly in the 16th century, are situated on the Fruška Gora, a range of low mountains extending across northern Srem along of Danube. These monasteries are interesting because of their architecture, which is often a blend in style of the Byzantine and Baroque. In some of them, despite the large scale...

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  • Lazarica

    Lazarica, an endowment of Prince Lazar, has survived to the present in Kruševac, his capital. Built about 1375, it has undergone considerable changes over the centuries, and was last restored early in the 20th century. As one of the earliest structures of the Morava school, it served as a model for many later churches. The church has a trefoil...

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  • Studenica monastery

    It is beautifully set on the wooded slopes of Mount Radocelo.Throughout the history of medieval Serbia, Studenica was the most prominent and the most revered monastery. It served as a residence for Stefan Nemanja, the founder of the Nemanjić Dynasty, and for his son Sava, the first Serbian archbishop.The monastery now comprises three churches:...

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  • Visoki Dečani monastery

    This church is the largest construction of medieval Serbia and it was built from 1328 to 1355, its frescoes being completed in 1350. it's a Serbian Orthodox monastery. It is signed by UNESCO as a world heritage.Being in Kosovo, it is endandgered and protected by UN forces.Here is what is written on UNESCO web site: The Dečani Monastery - at...

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  • Gračanica monastery

    Among the most significant monuments of Serbian history and culture.The fine arrangement of architectural masses, their step-like narrowing as they rise, the red and yellow stone used - combine to produce a very harmonious construction, regarded as the most beautiful structure in the early Serbian architecture. The frescoes at Gračanica,...

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  • Žiča monastery

    Built from 1205 to 1208 AD, by the first Serbian coronated king Stefan Prvovenčani, and his brother Rastko Nemanjić aka Sveti Sava (the most famous Serbian saint), and it is devoted to our Lord's resurrection.It is in the outskirts of the city of Kraljevo, and in the vicinity of Mataruška banja spa.It is on the identical same distance...

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  • Corn fealds...

    You can see corn fealds all over Serbia...and other grain fealds... If you travel through the Serbia, you will see it arround the roads , everywhere you go .Serbia is or should be agrar contry ...

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  • The Old Oak

    Half way from Belgrade to Nis (or vice versa), there is a motel called ''Stari hrast'' (The Old Oak) named by this tree. The old tree got a fall but still looks impressive. By the way, this motel offers a variety of good food and drinks and waiters are dressed in Serbian national costumes. If you get tired at this part of your journey through...

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  • Gornjak monastery

    The church of the Gornjak Monastery was also built during Prince Lazar's reign. Situated in one of the most beautiful gorges of Serbia, in the Mlava River valley, the church has undergone many alterations over the centuries. Replastered with mortar, it has lost its original red-and white colour.

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  • Djurdjevi Stubovi monastery

    Djurdjevi Stubovi, another endowment of Stefan Nemanja, was built thirty years before Studenica (around 1176). Today it is only a ruin, topping a hill four kilometres from the Church of St. Peter in Novi Pazar. The remains of the frescoes on the few existing portions of the church indicate that the paintings once embellishing its walls were the...

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  • Manasija monastery

    Manasija (Resava) was built early in the 15th century. Its founder was Despot Stefan, the son of Prince Lazar. In the Middle Ages, the monastery was known as Resava.In contrast to all other churches of the Morava style, marble was exclusively used in its construction.Built at a crucial moment in the history of the medieval Serbian state, Manasija...

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  • Ravanica monastery

    Ravanica, built around 1380. was an endowment of Prince Lazar. Originally, the church was surrounded by fortifications, only the ruins of which remain today. The church, built of stone and brick, has five domes. Its windows and all the arches along its facades are decorated with low reliefs of sculptured geometric plait-work.The frescoes of...

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