Novi Sad Travel Guide

  • Liberty Square and the City Hall
    Liberty Square and the City Hall
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  • View from Petrovaradin Fortress
    View from Petrovaradin Fortress
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  • Novi Sad fortress
    Novi Sad fortress
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Novi Sad Things to Do

  • Centre

    Cross in courtyard of St. George church in downtown is known as Epiphany cross from red (sometime refer as pink) marble (Serbian: Богојављенски крст од црвеног...

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  • Petrovaradin Fortress

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Petrovaradin (Serbian Cyrillic: Петроварадин) is town near Novi Sad on the right riverbank of Danube. It is part of Novi Sad. This is one of the largest fortresses in Europe. It was built and rebuilt between 1692 and 1780. The design was based on the system of fortification...

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  • Parks

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    I love parks. During my first visit to Novi Sad I just walking around. On my way I visit nice park. It was Danube park (Serbian Cyrillic: Дунавски парк, read: Dunavski park). This is the oldest and most beautiful park of Novi Sad. Some introduction: park was built on swampy...

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Novi Sad Hotels

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  • Prezident Hotel

    I would recommend the hotel for business purposes as it has a nice training room surrounded with...

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  • Planeta Inn

    Planeta Inn hotel is luxury equipment hotel with very nice offer, rooms and facility and prices. It...

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  • Hotel Vojvodina

    Hotel Vojvodina is Novi Sad’s standard socialist-style hotel, although the building itself, I...

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Novi Sad Restaurants

  • Nice restaurant

    Within Hotel Planeta Inn there is nice restaurant in ground floor. It is open and for visitors that not stay in hotel. It is and cafe, snack bar and restaurant and they offer and delivery/take away on home address and breakfast in the rooms of hotels. Besides serving to guests of hotel is popular as cafe and organized different kinds of...

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  • Good food and good prices

    They have a variety of local and international food for quite good prices. Also, they have a daily list with "workers menu" where you can get several dishes for special prices, if you don't mind less decorated dishes.We weren't planning to go there, but a heavy rain shower caught us unprepared and forced us to search for a refuge, so we went to the...

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  • If you are hungry...

    I think that Salas in sbrija (serbian) means Farm in english...yeah it means that!!. Well Salas 137 is situated in front of town of Cenej, near Novi Sad. It has a picturesque appearance, they try to offer to the guest the spirit of forgotten times. What can you find here? Very good restaurant with deliciuos food from Vojvodina region (and also...

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Novi Sad Nightlife

  • Surely a fan base :)

    A pub in the center of the city, decorated with pictures of this legendary series. The Trotters&co. are watching you from every wall of this pub.

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  • EXIT Festival

    EXIT festival is an annual summer music festival that has been held at the fortress since its inception in 2001. It is staged annually since 2000 and usually lasts four days (since 2003). Since then, it has grown from the biggest festival in South-Eastern Europe, to one of the best in Europe. Garbage, Fatboy Slim, Franz Ferdinand, Morrissey, Billy...

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  • Great during the day too!

    A beautiful new bar that is staffed by the same great people that made the London Club such a massive success with the people of Novi Sad and visitors.The London Club is closed. Sad news for lots of people (especially me because I met Alex, my wife there) but Central house is more than a replacement; it's bigger, better and a lot more stylish!A lot...

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Novi Sad Transportation

  • Types of bus tickets

    Bus tickets in Novi Sad was divided by zones and by destination. You can buy:- Single ticket - from the bus driver on spot for a single ride. The validity of such ticket expires at the end of your ride;- Daily ticket for urban zones - at the GSP kiosks. They are valid for the day for which is issued in the period from 00 to 24 hours. Date of the...

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  • Public Transportation in Novi Sad

    Novi Sad have very effective and affordable public transportation by bus. Transport of passengers is regulated by main local bus company GSP Novi Sad. In addition to regular routes within city and surrounding villages, they organized or rent their buses for special purposes to interested individuals, groups of citizens or companies. On its official...

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  • Novi Sad on foot

    Novi Sad is for many of travelers a smaller urban town ideal for exploration by foot. By walking, visitors will have the chance to meet eclectic architecture but mostly similar to Middle European countries then Balkans. Popular pedestrian zone is in very heart of city - Zmaj Jovina street and main city square. Most attraction in city was located...

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Novi Sad Shopping

  • Books

    Evro-Guinti is popular Serbian book publisher and bookstore chain. It is one of my favorite bookstores. There is large collection of books mostly on Serbian language (Cyrillic and Latin version) by local writers but also and many popular worlds writers for all generation. I find on their official site that they offer and translation services for...

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  • Books

    My last visit to Novi Sad (Autumn 2015) was connected with visit Belgrade Book Fair. In Novi Sad I spend one day and part of my visit dedicated to visit local bookstores. One of many bookstores in main pedestrian zone in downtown is bookstore from popular Serbian bookstore chain "Vulkan" (Serbian Cyrillic:...

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  • Shopping mall in old town

    TC Sad Novi Bazaar is current name of only big shopping mall in center of Novi Sad. Author of this project was Milan Mihelič from Slovenia in 1972 and it was considerate as Best Slovenian architectural work of the modern era. Also, it was biggest shopping mall in Novi Sad and all Vojvodina and it was considerate as beautiful shopping mall in...

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Novi Sad Local Customs

  • Secession - architecture style

    Novi Sad is beautiful city and its beauty come mostly from its architecture style that made Novi Sad more like Central European town. One of interesting contribution in its looks is secession. This is a style that occurs around 1900. In Novi Sad you could notice some unique characteristic details: on the facade windows, gates, fences and other...

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  • Free WiFi spots in Novi Sad

    Zones of wireless internet in Novi Sad:- City center- Petrovaradin fortress- SPENS (Sport-business Centre "Vojvodina")- Railway and bus station- Liman park- Futoški park- City beach "Štrand"Username: gostPassword: gostMore small, independent cafes and restaurants are providing free WiFi hotspots you will find in site in attachment to this review.

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  • Bell Matilda

    During his research on the famous town house in Novi Sad, I found out a very interesting story about the bell which is on top of its tower.Bell was called Matilda and that of the construction of town houses.Initially, it had its function. The bell would ring in only three cases. - The first case was a fire in the city. On the balcony of the tower,...

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Novi Sad Warnings and Dangers

  • Palace of Justice

    Not realy warning or danger but, in case that you get into trouble (and I hope you will not) this building is palace of justice, close to sport and shoping center "Vojvodina" (SPENS). Not particulary interesting building unless you are fan of architecture of '70s.

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  • Be careful in the bus

    First of all I have to say that in Novi Sad, and all Serbia i felt very safe, much more than in Barcelona, to mention a big city. You could be a woman and walk alone in the streets at night and have the feeling to be in a very safety place (even when you are not in the center).I just have a problem while beeing in Novi Sad, and I should explain it...

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  • The Swan at Dunavski Park

    Depending on his mood he will try to bite you if you annoy him. But most of the time he's fine and i think he's just a little bit lonely.

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Novi Sad Tourist Traps

  • TAXI

    Like almost everywhere there are people who want to take ilegal profit from tourists. Is difficult to say a thing when it happens, but sometimes taxi drivers make routes more much long, and make you pay also more. If you can take a taxi with a serbian, problem solved. If not pay attention to the route and the accountant.

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  • Taxis at the Train Station...

    Beware of the "Wild" taxis at the train station that are waiting for you at the train station. They cost at least three times as much as the regular taxis that are associated with one of the recognised taxi companies in the city. (The tourist trap taxis generally don't have a name associated with them, and usually have a yellow sign). Then again,...

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  • Novi Sad Hotels

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Novi Sad What to Pack

  • For independent travelers

    I recommend you to bring mobile phone (preferable some Android 2.3 and up with addition "QR code" reader). It is useful for many things that prior not exist in country:- for road trips because you can download free app for roads navigation, - for free Wi-Fi especially in cafes in bigger places (ask for password).Useful apps:- Guide trough city’s...

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  • 4 seasons

    As far as we have 4 seasons, you should take proper stuff.Winter-can be chilly, Spring-average temp. 20 degrees Celsius, Summer-can be really hot but not extreamly humid, Autumn-same as spring Nice pair of shoes for going outFlip flops for sightseeing and walking, for beachComfortable snickers Bandages, patches...all reachable in...

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  • Don't Forget Insurance

    If your current health insurance doesn't cover you while your abroad, you should consider getting international travel insurance just in case something should go wrong.

Novi Sad Off The Beaten Path

  • Fruska Gora

    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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  • Centre

    Seat of Serbian Orthodox church and municipality in Novi Sad is next to Saint George's Cathedral. Its address is Nikola Pasic 4, west from church and Bishop palace. That building closes the churchyard from that west side. This is one of the most valuable old house here. It was built in the first half of the twentieth century and was renovated in...

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  • Petrovaradin

    A wonderful resort just a bit outside Novi Sad, but technically it is Novi Sad, a beautiful old hill-park with spectacular view, old fortress, lots of entertainment facilities, and a place of big annual summer event - EXIT summer festival. The sunset view of Novi Sad across the Danube is spectacular.

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Novi Sad Sports & Outdoors

  • SPORT AND BUSINESS CENTRE VOJVODINA...

    The sports and business centre “Vojvodina” is one of the biggest centres of this kind in Europe. It is widely known as SPENS, and it was named so after the 1981. World Table Tennis Championship which was held there. Its total area is 200.000 m² (239.200 square yards), the area of the stadium “Vojvodina” is 32.483 m² (38.850 square yards), and the...

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  • Sports and Business centre - Spens

    Sport and business centre "Vojvodina" was built in 1981 for the world Table Tennis championship which is why people from Novi Sad still call it SPENS, as that was the abbreviated title of the Championship. This place also has lots of shops and places to eat. And 2 sports halls, Olympic size swimming pool, bowling alley, and lots of other sports...

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  • cycling

    SInce entire Vojvodina is extremely flat, Novi Sad is IDEAL for cycling. You can sit on your bike and without an effort cruise around the town and further on your bike. The most beautiful route is by the Danube of course. Nowadays they're building bicycle paths around entire town.

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Novi Sad Favorites

  • Danube & bridges

    Freedom Bridge is a bridge on the Danube river in Novi Sad, Serbia. The bridge was built in 1981 and destroyed during NATO bombardment on April 4, 1999. It was rebuilt in 2005 and reopened on October 7, same year. THE TOTAL LENGTH of the Sloboda (Freedom) Bridge is 1,312 m and its width is 27.68 m. On the bridge there are 6 carriageways, two...

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  • Centre

    Take an evening stroll down Zmaj Jovina street, which is a pedestrian area downtown between the City Hall and the Orthodox Church administrative building. This is a wide street full of caf?s, stores, kiosks and street vendors. As the weather gets warmer, the street gets fuller and fuller and the cafés outdoor seating areas remain packed until late...

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  • Parks

    When the spring comes, Novi Sad community takes care of the town so well, they plant the most beautiful flowers all over the town, including the train station, which is no place for sight seeing and relax for sure. It's incredible how refreshing the flowers can be - they break the monotony of concrete and bring colour and vividity to grey streets.

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Fruska Gora
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Sremski Karlovci
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Detelinara
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Seat of Serbian Orthodox church
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Theme tours
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Rotkvarija - Vatrogasni dom
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Cross
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Zanatski dom
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Club Gallery Prometheus
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Novi Sad Theater
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Ruthenian Greek Catholic Church
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The Slovak Church
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Saint George's Cathedral
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Liberty square
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The Name of Mary Church
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Reformed Christian Church
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Healthy food
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Visit TONS
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Church of St. Nicholas
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Nikola Pasic street
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Center
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Church of Holy Mother's Ascension
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Bishops Palace
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Monument to Jovan Jovanovic Zmaj
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Zmaj Jovina street
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Novi Sad City Library
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City Hall
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Monument to Svetozar Miletic
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Modena street
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Danube street
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Danube Park
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Petrovaradin
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