Sremska Kamenica Travel Guide

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Sremska Kamenica Things to Do

  • Headquarters of National Park "Fruska...

    Sremska Kamenica is on the slope of Fruska Gora and there are also headquarters of “Fruska Gora National Park” in this lovely XIX century building at central square. In fact municipium of Sremska Kamenica cover the part of National Park. Their activities are protection, preservation and bio-geographical characteristics of the area, different...

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  • Serbian Ortodox church

    Serbian Orthodox church (built from 1837 to 1844) is dedicated to Virgin Mary and replaced an older church that was built on the same place. In the churchyard and also on outer church walls you could see some old sculptures and plaques that remain from that older structure. As you can see on the photo style is mixed, provincial baroque with...

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  • Five heads

    One time there was many mythical sculptures in the park but only few of them remain and they also need some serious reconstruction. The most famous are so-called “Five heads” on “hill of love” that represent five roman-style heads on high pillars. That place from distance you could see on the photo on intro page.

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  • Park

    Park covers an area of more than 25 hectares and has many rare plants and nice hiking trails. Park is beautiful in any year season. More photos of park you could see in my travelogue.

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  • Palace-old wing

    When palace was finished he hired gardeners to transform forest park that existed on that place into an English-type scenic park. Today place is seat of hydrometeorological centre for the region. Very interesting is inner yard of palace but that could be visited only on special occasions.

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  • Palace-new wing

    In 1750 count Livius Marcibanyi bought Kamenica property from Hungarian count Ifelin. He decided to build up summer residence on that place and construction started in 1790. Present appearance palace gets in 1836 when new wing was added. Guido Karacsonyi, counts son in law, hired architects to make palace in classical style with doric and ionic...

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  • Catholic church

    Present Catholic church was building in 19. century on the place of older churches that there already existed. Church is simply, small and elegant and mixes of neo-baroque (tower) and classicism. There is also nice garden in the yard.

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  • XIX Ct. family house

    This house is just one example of the typical family houses from 19. century. There are a lot of them all around the village.

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  • XVIII Ct. family houses

    In Sremska Kamenica you could find some lovely family houses from 18. century constructed in provincial baroque style as these two houses close to orthodox churches are. Well, that houses are still private family houses so you could admire them only outside. On that yellow house on the photo is inscription that house was built in 1796.

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Sremska Kamenica Off The Beaten Path

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    Zmaj Statue

    by goga4444 Updated Sep 15, 2003

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    There is the Statue of Zmaj behind his house ...
    I guess this pic is like Zmaj's dream ... to be sourounded with kids :)

    If you speak any serbian , you can read some poems , if you folow the link below...

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  • About Sremska Kamenica

    Sremska Kamenica is little town in Srem , Vojvodina, ( north part of Serbia ) . It has little over 10 000 citizens.It is situated between Fruska Gora Mountain and Danube river , close to Novi Sad.

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  • About Zmaj

    Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj was born inJovan Jovanovic-Zmaj 1833 in Novi Sad and died 1903. He was a doctor and great kid's poet . He wrote a lot poems for kids , he had great love for them , especually cause of his personal tragedy ... all of his kids and wife died of tuberculosis.

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  • About Museum

    Museum was set in the house where famous poet spent last years of his life . It was first open 50 years after his death in 1933.Address: Jovana Jovanovica Street 1

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