Sremski Karlovci Travel Guide

  • Zivanovic Winery, the wine tasting
    Zivanovic Winery, the wine tasting
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Sremski Karlovci Things to Do

  • Zivanovic Winery

    The Zivanovic Winery is located just outside Sremski Karlovci. It is one of the oldest wineries in the area, established about 300 years ago, and is today owned by the seventh generation of the Zivanovic family. The visit starts with a guided tour of the winery; see the wine cellars and learn about the process of creating the local wines. Of course...

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  • St. Nicholas Church

    The St. Nicolas Church is located at the Branka Radicevica Square in the centre of Sremski Karlovci. It was built in 1762 on the site of a smaller church, which also was dedicated to Saint Nicholas. The church got its present appearance when it was renovated in 1910.The Baroque church has two large bell towers, and inside are some beautiful...

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  • Gymnasium

    During 18th century literacy among Serbs was not so widely spread, except among priests, monks and rich. This condition was noticed by metropolitans of that time and they send plenty of pleadings to Austrian court with purpose of allowing schools in Sremski Karlovci. Austrian monarchs were not benevolent on this aspirations. They believed that...

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  • Magistrat

    City Hall or Magistrat was built in the period between 1808 and 1811 in the neoclassicism style. At the beginning it was meant to be of use to garrison in Petrovaradin fortress. Later it was consigned to military executive in Sremski Karlovci. Above the balcony is a coat of arms of Sremski Karlovci.In rooms of City Hall was town administration -...

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  • Four Lions

    The fountain named ”Four Lions” was made in 1799 in the honor of completion of the first water pipe system. Water from Cerat hill’s spring was brought to town by clay pipeline under the suggestion of military engineer Vanger. At the beginning it was located closer to City Hall, later it was moved from its previous location to release a road to...

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  • Roman-Catholic Church

    On the Branko Radicevic square is a Roman Catholic church, whose parish was mentioned in 1735 for the first time. It was dedicated to Holy Trinity and was built on a place where a Benedictine church, destroyed by Turks in withdrawal, once stayed.The church was restored and expanded on few occasions Church was build in simple provincial baroque and...

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  • Lower Church

    The Lower Church is dedicated to apostles St. Peter and St. Paul. The church was mentioned for the first time in one written record dating from 1599. Shrine was restored on old shrine’s foundations in 1719. On 13th of October 1784, in the front of alter of the Lower Church, was ordained a priest, Petar Petrovic Njegos, later known as St. Peter of...

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  • Upper Church

    The Upper Church is dedicated to Entry into the Temple of the Most Holy Mother of God. It was built in 1746 on the foundations of an older church from 16th century. The oldest written record about that orthodox church is from 1559, from the time when it was a remote part under custody of Hilandar monastery.Restored iconostasis is from baroque...

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  • Saborna crkva- the Serbian Orthodox...

    The cathedral is on the same spot where a smaller church, dedicated to the same saint was in the 16th century. Mitropolitan Pavle Nenadoviæ decided in 1758 to pull down the old church and to erect a new cathedral on the same spot. With the contributions of mitropolitan, folk and monasteries it was possible to finish the building and in four years...

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  • Patrijarsijski dvor-the Patriarchy Court

    The Patriarchy Court was built on the spot where The New Court, destroyed in a fire in 1788, once was. It was built on the initiative by patriarch Georgije Brankoviæ and designed during 1892 and 1894 by the famous architect Vladimir Nikoliæ. The Patriarchy Court id designed in combination of two styles - baroque (ground floor) and...

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  • Bogoslovija-The Orthodox Seminary

    On the north side of Branko Radicevic square is building of secondary theological school. Here are some historical facts about this important institution...The Small Clerical School was precursor of The Orthodox Seminary. It worked within school opened in 1749, named “Pokrovobogorodocina” which was under the custody of mitropolitan Pavle Nenadoviæ....

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  • Seminar-The Orthodox Seminary Broading...

    Next to Stefaneum palace is Seminar-the Orthodox seminary broading school. Here are some historical facts... The patriarch Georgije Brankoviæ understood the importance of boarding school for the future of The Orthodox Seminary and its students. Therefore he decided to build a boarding school and in that purpose contributed 200 000 crowns. On 6th of...

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  • Stefaneum

    The Stefaneum palace was accomplished in 1903. It was meant to be the source for monastery cadets but it was never used for that purpose. “Blagodjejanije”, earlier founded by mitropolitan Stevan (or Stefan) Stratimiroviæ from which the boarding school got the name, moved in. Regular school life within started in 1908/09 and 40 cadets had free...

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  • Picnick on Strazilovo

    Strazilovo is a place on Fruska Gora mountain, about 5 km from Sremski Karlovci. It is a place where great poet, Branko Radicevic, was buried, and also a famous picnick place.

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  • Churches

    Sremski Karlovci has a lot of churches. At the main square, you can see Orthodox Cathedral and Catholic church. If you keep walking around, you will see more churchs.

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  • The central square

    The central square is the right place to start your visit of Sremski Karlovci. Start with Four Lions fountain. It really looks nice and the water is drinkable.

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  • City Hall

    City Hall was built in the period between 1808 and 1811 in the neoclassicism style. At the beginning it was meant to be of use to garrison in Petrovaradin fortress. Later it was consigned to military executive in Sremski Karlovci. Above the balcony is a coat of arms of Sremski Karlovci.In rooms of City Hall was town administration - town council...

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  • Roman Catholic "Holy Trinity Church"

    On The Branko Radicevic square is a roman catholic church, whose parish was mentioned in 1735 for the first time. It was dedicated to Holy Trinity and was built on a place where a Benedictine church, destroyed by Turks in defeasance, once stayed.The church was restored and expanded on few occasions - in 1768, 1863, 1924, 1956 and in 1972....

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  • The Lower Church

    The Lower Church is dedicated to apostles St. Peter and St. Paul. The church was mentioned for the first time in one written record dating from 1599. Shrine was restored on old shrine’s foundations in 1719. On 13th of October 1784, in the front of alter of The Lower Church, was ordained a priest. Petar Petrovic Njegoš, later known as St. Peter of...

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  • The Upper Church

    The Upper Church is dedicated to Entry into the Temple of the Most Holy Mother of God. It was built in 1746 on the foundations of an older church from 16th century. The oldest written record about that orthodox church is from 1559, from the time when it was a remote part under custody of Chilandar monastery.Renewal of The Upper Church was taken...

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  • The Orthodox Seminary

    The Small Clerical School was precursor of The Orthodox Seminary. It worked within school opened in 1749, named “Pokrovobogorodocina” which was under the custody of mitropolitan Pavle Nenadovic. Council in Timisoara in 1790 decided that it should be allowed to found The General Seminary in Sremski Karlovci where young generations of orthodox...

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Sremski Karlovci Restaurants

  • In Strazilovo

    The restaurant is situated in the Strazilovo picnic are and having lunch watching the beautiful nature around is “something”. The food is traditionally Serbian and it is fair enough. Could be a little bit better.

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  • In the oldest house

    It considered as the oldest building in Sremski Karlovci. It is located on the bank of Strazilovo Creek. Once, it belonged to Karlovci’s senator Andrej Matic and today it is the restaurant “Kucerak u Sremu” (“The Small House in Srem”). The food is excellent! You have to try the way of prepairing meals in this part of Serbia and add it to your...

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Sremski Karlovci Transportation

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    by andrea.d Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    From Belgrade you can get to Sremski Karlovci by Romance train. It's an old restaured train, museum train actually.
    Tickets are not expensive, around 7 euros, and they include sightseeing of Karlovci.

    Railway tickets for the “Romance” train can be bought at following selling points:

    Belgrade railway station (desk 10)
    “Vukov spomenik” station, tel. 337-00-47
    Agency “KSR Beogradturs”, Milovana Milovanovića 2, tel. 641-258
    Agency “KSR Beogradturs”, Srpskih Vladara 25, tel. 323-06-30
    Putnik travel agency, Terazije 27, tel. 323-02-82
    Putnik travel agency, Dragoslava Jovanovića 1, tel. 323-19-05
    Recreaturs travel agency, Dragoslava Jovanovićа 3, tel. 323-05-58

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Sremski Karlovci Shopping

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    The old way of prepairing the wine

    by Prasnjavi Updated Apr 11, 2005

    In the very neighbour of Sremski Karlovci, the best vine is growing, the best grape is collecting and the wine is producing. The, which was dinking for the centuries, were in wine-cards on the boats sailing from Europe to America. One of the most popular is rose “Karlovci Tovajn”. “Karlovacki Bermet” and “Karlovacki Ausbruh” are unique wines. And nowadays, tradition of producing of wines is kept. The most popular is “Karlovacki Rizling” which is “must try” if you are having lunch in one of Karlovci’s restaurants.

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Sremski Karlovci Local Customs

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    by andrea.d Updated Apr 4, 2011

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    In the center of Karlovci, you can find a turist information office. They can provide you will allt he inormation you need and also provide interesting sighteseeing tours.
    The address is: Branko Radièeviæ Square no 7.

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  • Tourist office

    Picturesque surroundings, rich flora and fauna, as well as the near vicinity of the river Danube gives great opportunities to the hunters and fishermen for a good game and a pleasant stay in this region. Catering trade buildings are located on the banks of the Danube, in the centre of the town, on Strazilovo, as well as along the transit road...

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    Sremski Karlovci is a town of extraordinary cultural heritage. It was the spiritual and cultural centre of the Serbs in the 18th and 19th centuries and the meeting place of almost all Serbian national-church assemblies. There are several monuments of architectural and artistic interest, such as a Baroque-style fountain, the Karlovci High School...

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    In the 18th and 19th century Sremski Karlovci had reached its cultural and spiritual peak. Already in 1713 it had become the Serbian Orthodox diocese of a metropolitan, and before that it had been moved from Pec to the monastery Krusedol. Soon, in 1726 the first high school, grammar school of theology was founded in this town. In this period the...

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Patriarchy Court
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