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Nis Day Tour from Sofia
"Our guide will pick you up at 8:30am from your hotel or accommodation in Sofia. Only 45 minutes of driving will take you to the border between Bulgaria and Serbia. After another hour and a half drive crossing the wonderful Sicevo gorge you will reach Nis. Your first stop is Mediana - an ancient luxurious residence. Here you will learn about the history of the city during the Antiquity and how important was Naissos for the Romans while admiring lovely mosaics on the floor of the atrium in one of the houses of the noble people lived here.NOTE: Mediana is still closed for renovation so visitors are currently not allowed.Your next stop for the day is Cele kula or the Skull tower. Built here in 1809 after the battle of Cegar hill between the Serbians and the Ottomans
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Nis Day Tour from Sofia
"Our guide will pick you up at 8:30am from your hotel or accommodation in Sofia. Only 45 minutes of driving will take you to the border between Bulgaria and Serbia. After another hour and a half drive crossing the wonderful Sicevo gorge you will reach Nis. Your first stop is Mediana - an ancient luxurious residence. Here you will learn about the history of the city during the Antiquity and how important was Naissos for the Romans while admiring lovely mosaics on the floor of the atrium in one of the houses of the noble people lived here.NOTE: Mediana is still closed for renovation so visitors are currently not allowed.Your next stop for the day is Cele kula or the Skull tower. Built here in 1809 after the battle of Cegar hill between the Serbians and the Ottomans
From EUR57.00
 
Belogradchik Rocks and Belogradchik Fortress
"The Belogradchik massif is a group of strange shaped sandstone and conglomerate rock formations located on the slopes of the western Balkan Mountains. The rocks vary in color from primarily red to yellow and some of the rocks reach up to 200 meters in height. Many of the rocks represent fantastic shapes and are associated with interesting legends. They are often named after people or objects they are thought to resemble. The Belogradchik Rocks have been the Romans built roads across the new provinces of the empire on the Balkan peninsula as well as some fortresses to guard them. The mission of Belogradchik Fortress was to control the road from the town of Ratsiaria (nearby today’s village of Archar in the region of Vidin). The Romans constructed the highest part of the fortress called The Citadel. This one-day tour allows you to witness one of the nature wanders of Europe and learn more about the history and culture of the picturesque Northwest Bulgaria.Itinerary: This tour starts from your hotel. After a 3-hour transfe
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More Restaurants in Nis

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Jan 04, 2013

Caffe Pedoni - Niska Banja

During our sidetrip to the spa town of Niska Banja we had a rest in the Caffe Pedoni.The cafe is integrated in the building complex of the Spa Hotel Radon, but has several outdoor terraces facing the...
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HORSCHECK
Apr 04, 2011

Kazandzijsko Sokace - Kafana Kod Martin

Kazandzijsko Sokace is a small part in the city centre of Nis which used to be the home of tinkers and craftsmen. Nowadays it is lined with cafes and restaurants.On our first evening we had dinner at...
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HORSCHECK
Nov 14, 2009

Pekara Brankovic

As our hostel didn't include breakfast we once had a late breakfast in the centrally located branch of the bakery Pekara Brankovic. It is a family run bakery, whose history dates back to 1885....
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HORSCHECK
Nov 13, 2009

Kazandzijsko Sokace - Kafana Kod Rajka

Kod Rajka is another traditional Serbian Kafana, which offers typical local dishes like cevapi, raznjici, and pljeskavica. Side dishes and salad have to be ordered separately. They have indoor and...
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HORSCHECK
Nov 13, 2009

Stara Serbia

Spotted this restaurant on a walk around town. Friendly and helpful staff and a large comfortable outdoor area for warm days. Plenty of local favourites on the menu, and several vegetarian options for...
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bonio
Jun 10, 2009
 
 
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Picerija Mamma

Close to our hotel and a excellent choice.Large and tasty pizzas for us, both went for different vegetarian options and both very happy.comfortable outdoor seating on a warm evening, nicely done...
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Jun 07, 2009

Nišlijska Mehana

One of the main features of Serbian culture is great attention to food, and wherever you go somewhere be prepared to be stuffed to death!Nišlijska Mehana is a traditional cuisine restaurant in Niš,...
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Aurorae
Sep 20, 2005

Sinđelić

A great restaurant in the center, inside the typical Serbian house, with a lovely garden and a very yummy food. It's very near Pobeda street (main street).BTW, Sinđelić was the duke, from Niš, a...
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Aurorae
Sep 20, 2005

Tramvaj

"Tramvaj" (meaning "tram", or "street car"), is one of the oldest cafeterias in Nis. When it was first built, with its interiors resembling that of a tram, it was a major tourist attraction in Nis!...
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anna-m
Dec 21, 2004

Nislijska mehana

Nis, as the whole of south Serbia, is famous for its grilled specialties and good food in general. It boasts with numerous restaurants, and I have chosen this one because of its authentic atmosphere -...
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anna-m
Nov 21, 2004

King Burger

No, I did not misspell "Burger king"- it is a pun, and an intended one, because this "King" uses REAL meat for its burgers :)They are considerably big and come with a variety of salads and dressings...
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anna-m
Jun 17, 2004

Go-Go pizzeria

There are many pizza-places in Nis, but (at least to me) only one qualifies as good, and that is Go-Go pizzeria. Don't be mislead by its weird name, there are no "go-go" dancers in there :) - only...
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anna-m
Jun 17, 2004

"Biser"

Fantastic ambience and service, staff speaks english and they always try to please you at any way. Nice guys ! I eat cevapcici with some bread called "albanska salata". Sopska salad is great, mixed...
Gacik
Jun 11, 2004

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Kej 29 Decembar bb, Nis, 18000, Serbia
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Svetolika Rankovica 51, Nis, 18000, Serbia
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Njegoseva 81 A, Nis, 18000, Serbia
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Patrisa Lumumbe bb, Nis, 18000, Serbia
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Trg Kralja Milana bb, Nis, 18000, Serbia
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Vojislava Ilica 12, Nis, 18000, Serbia
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Top Things to Do in Nis

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The Fortress

Probably the main sight in Nis, is the fortress (Tvrdava). The current fortifications are of Turkish origin and were built in the early 18th century, although the history of a fortress on this site...
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Skull Tower

If there is one thing that might make a person consider visiting Nis it is the Skull Tower. This piece of macabre architecture has been there since the 19th century after an unsuccessful revolt by the...
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Nis Market

There is a large market in Nis between the bus station and the fortress. Different sections sell different products. One part is devoted to fruit, vegetables and flowers, another section specializes...
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Events and festivals

This is an amphitheatre inside the fortress which we call "summer stage'". As you can see, it is an open-air spot, and that is where all the fun happens in summer months- concerts, movie projections,...
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Nis Fortress

This fortress is located on the banks of the Nisava River. The current fortress was built by the Ottomans and dates from the eighteenth century. It was built on the site of earlier Roman, Byzantine...
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The Skull Tower

Serbia was under Ottoman rule for around four hundred years and the Serbs rose up against the Ottomans to try and gain their independence on several occasions. At the Battle of Cegar in 1809 the Serbs...
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"N I Š"
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"Nis - Serbian metropolis on the Balkan trade roads"
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"Home is where the heart is"
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"A Foray into Serbia"
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"GRAD NIS"
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