Republic of Serbia Things to Do

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Republic of Serbia Things to Do

  • Kalemegdan – Belgrade Fortress

    4 out of 5 stars

    Belgrade Things to Do

    Walking to the end of Knez Mihailova Street we reached Kalemegdan, the beautiful park located on the hill/ridge above the meeting point of Sava and Danube rivers, a popular area for visitors and locals. It’s not just a regular park, this is the area of Belgrade Fortress(Beogradska tvrdava), a large area where you can find the Natural History...

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  • Gracanica Monastery

    Pristina Things to Do

    Gracanica is a Serbian enclave outside of Pristina. It is probably the main attraction in the area because of it's famous monastery. The monastery was founded in 1321 by the Serbian king Stefan Milutin. It is one of the most famous monument in Kosovo. After Kosovo war of 1999 the monastery became the national and political center of Serbian people...

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  • Centre

    Novi Sad Things to Do

    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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  • The Fortress

    4 out of 5 stars

    Nis Things to Do

    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 dates back to Roman times. The rampart walls are more than 2 km long and include four gates, with the Istanbul Gate (Stambol kapija) being the best...

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  • Pozoristance

    Kikinda Things to Do

    Kikinda is also the home of the only children's theatre in this region of my country. The Art theatre was founded in 1994, thanks to the enthusiasm of Dragomir Dragan Jovic. It was first located in the hall of the National library, but later moved to its present home, the old house built in 1933. After the death of Dragan Jovic, the actors stopped...

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  • Gornja Crkva

    Sremski Karlovci Things to Do

    Upper church (Gornja crkva) is dedicated to the presentation of the Holy Virgin, thus its other name (Srpska pravoslavna crkva Vavedenja Presvete Bogorodice). It was built in 1746 on the foundations of an older church from the 16th century. You can admire its iconostasis with 58 icons done by Dimitrije Bacevic. A lot of priests and prominent...

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  • Town Hall

    Apatin Things to Do

    This lovely Art Nouveau building with a tower from the beginning of the 20th century is the Town Hall. It was built according to the designs of Franz Raichle. The richly decorated carving in the hall is worth seeing, together with large murals painted by Rudolph Udvary from Apatin.

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  • Glavaseva kuca

    Novi Becej Things to Do

    Situated in the house of Vladimir Glavas (1834-1909), a benefactor, this museum witnesses the life of people in the 19th century. On entering its vast courtyard, you step into the past. The house itself consists of several decorated rooms, with beautiful furniture, old photos and portraits. Our kind guide told us some interesting stories about...

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  • Stari Grad

    Belgrade Things to Do

    This is another very pleasant square with shady seats and lots of statues. The ethnographic Museum is located here. Nearby is the tomb of Sheik Mustapha. We sat here fr a while to escape the sun and avail ourselves of the free wifi.

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  • Skenderbeg Statue

    Pristina Things to Do

    Skenderbeg (Iskender Bey in Turkish) is the Albanian national hero, a man named Gjergj Kastrioti who was an officer in the Ottoman army in the region in the 15th century. He revolted against the Ottoman Sultan and united all of northern Albania and Kosovo, before the revolt was crushed. Next to the Parliament building is a large statue of...

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  • Petrovaradin Fortress

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Novi Sad Things to Do

    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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  • Skull Tower

    Nis Things to Do

    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 Serbs against their Turkish masters. Here, in the heart of the Balkans and not very far from Vienna, the heart of Europe one can witness a monument...

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  • Magistrat

    Sremski Karlovci Things to Do

    The building of Magistrate was built between 1808 and 1811, following the designs of engineering lieutenant baron Vasqez and engineering captain Poluanu. It used to be the garrison of the Petrovaradin fortress and a military building. The building's historically important since in May 1848, in the ceremonial hall, Serbian people voted for their...

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  • Church of the Assumption of Mary

    Apatin Things to Do

    The Catholic Church of the Assumption of Mary, dating from the 18th century, is famous for Black Madonna. People believe that the first German settlers brought this wooden sculpture of Virgin Mary holding baby Jesus from Switzerland. The church was painted by Rudolph Udvary, a local painter. It houses an exceptional library with German books,...

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  • Knez Mihajlova street - ulica Kneza...

    Belgrade Things to Do

    Knez Mihailova Street (ulica Kneza Mihaila) is the street we walked more than once while in Belgrade. It’s the main pedestrian street behind Republic square and it’s always busy with people through out the day (in early october shoppers were out in numbers) as it is right at the heart of the shopping zone of Belgrade with many stores, banks, small...

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  • Walking

    Pristina Things to Do

    There are a lot of interesting places to see in Pristina. If I were going to do a walking tour, I would start at the UNMIK Mission HQ downtown. From there, I would walk up to the Grand Hotel and take a left on Mother Theresa. - Check out the statue across from the Grand Hotel of the KLA figher. - Look for the statue of Mother Theresa before you...

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  • Parks

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Novi Sad Things to Do

    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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  • Events and festivals

    Nis Things to Do

    On the third weekend of August, Nis hosts a three-day music festival, which features pupular DJs and bands from the country and abroad. This festival is smaller and less fancy than the "Exit" one, but it has its good points: it is (even) cheaper, and the atmosphere and the people are just fantastic. Come and experience Nis at its very best :)

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  • Stefaneum

    Sremski Karlovci Things to Do

    The last building in the main square towards the Danube is known as Stefaneum. Patriarch Georgije Brankovic had this building built in 1903 to provide the accommodation to the Seminary students, who studied with the help of Metropolitan Stefan Stratimirovic's fund, thus the name. Stefaneum was built according to the designs of architect...

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  • cathedral Saint Sava

    Belgrade Things to Do

    If you want to see a really huge cathedral this is your place. St. Sava temple (Hram Svetog Save ) was started to built in 1935 in Serbian-Byzantine style, designed by the architect Aleksandar Deroko but the construction kept going until 2009 (although they still have to add internal decoration)! It looks really impressive, at least its exterior...

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  • Local Market

    Pristina Things to Do

    One of the best impressions i had is watching people in their normal way ....their features are quite unlike to western european people... they look like a war pass through them.. so expresive faces and the muslim bleak style in their clothes

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  • Liberty Square/Trg Slobode

    Novi Sad Things to Do

    Liberty square (Serbian Cyrillic: Трг слободе, read: Trg slobode) is the main square in Novi Sad. One of the most important landmarks in city and its symbols since its founding (from 18th century), has grown and evolved with the city. Changes are evident throughout history, including the...

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  • Mediana

    Nis Things to Do

    Constantine the Great, the ruler of the Roman Empire from 306 to 337, was born in the town of Nis (Nais). He is remembered for recognizing in 313, by "Milan Edict", the Christianity as a state religion. As an emperor, Constantine expressed his gratification to his native town Nis by building a gorgeous residence called "Mediana" in the luxurious...

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  • Karlovacka Gimnazija

    Sremski Karlovci Things to Do

    The Grammar School in Sremski Karlovci is the oldest Serbian grammar school, founded in 1791. Today's building was erected in 1891 and, as you can read on its façade, it was the endowment of the Andjelic brothers, Serbian Patriarch German and his brother Stevan, to the Serbian people.

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  • Republic square - Trg Republike

    Belgrade Things to Do

    Less than 100m from Terazije is Republic square (Trg Republike). It is another central square in the old part of Belgrade and although not the most attractive it is by far the most popular meeting point for locals. The square is dominated by a bronze statue showing Mihailo Obrenovic III riding a horse (hence many locals say let’s meet by the...

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  • Danube & bridges

    Novi Sad Things to Do

    Varadin bridge (Serbian Cyrillic: Варадински мост, read: Varadinski most) formerly Marshal Tito bridge (Serbian Cyrillic: Мост Маршала Тита, read: Most Maršala Tita) is bridge...

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  • Four Lions Fountain

    Sremski Karlovci Things to Do

    Sremski Karlovci is famous for its fountain with four lions. The fountain was built in 1799 in honour of the completion of the first water supply. Legend has it that whoever drinks the water from this fountain will return to Sremski Karlovci one day.

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  • Danube & Sava river

    Belgrade Things to Do

    After exploring of historical core of Belgrade it is nice to seat on one of bench along Sava promenade and enjoy in view over confluence rivers Sava and Danube. Even more, I recommend you to see Kalemegdan fortress from another perspective. In order to do that you must go to the Hotel Yugoslavia. There you will find some of boats and enjoy in 1-2...

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  • Zmaj Jovina Street

    Novi Sad Things to Do

    Bishops Palace (Vladičanski dvor) is a residential palace of the Serbian Orthodox Bishop of the Diocese of Backa. The building was built in 1901 in the Serbian-Byzantine style, designed by architect Vladimir Nikolic. The facade is lined with red brick and decorated with a yellow colored plastic, done by Julius Anika. It is in the...

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  • Zavicajna Zbirka

    Sremski Karlovci Things to Do

    The Heritage Collection Sremski Karlovci is located in the palace of Ilion, former residence of the baronial family Rajacic. The original palace was built in the first half of the 19th century, but was rebuilt in 1920. The palace's been the home of the museum since 1947. The museum's archeological, historical, ethnological and art collections are...

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  • church St.Mark’s - Crkva Svetog Marka

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Belgrade Things to Do

    At the left side of Tasmajdan park we noticed St Mark’s church(Crkva Svetog Marka) that can be seen from boulevard Kralja Aleksandra (pic 1) or from inside the park (pic 2). It is an orthodox Christian church that was built in 1940 on the same spot where another St Mark’s church was standing in 1835. It was built by Petar and Banko Krstic (both...

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  • Fruska Gora

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Novi Sad Things to Do

    Fruška gora (Serbian Cyrillic: Фрушка гора) is a mountain in north Syrmia (Serbian Cyrillic: Срем, read: Srem). Most part of it is located within Vojvodina, Serbia, but a smaller part from west is in Croatia. In east-west extends Fruska gora has over a length of 78...

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  • Bogoslovski Seminar

    Sremski Karlovci Things to Do

    The boarding school for the students of Karlovac seminary was built in 1903 by Patriarch Georgije Brankovic (1830-1907) who was aware of its importance for the future Seminary. The building was built according to the designs of architect Vladimir Nikolic (1857-1922).

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  • Terazije

    Belgrade Things to Do

    Leaving behind Terazije square we followed an alley that led into Terazije Terrace. It is a slopping park that connects Terazije square (117m high) down to Piazza di Kalenica. Not much to do here although you can relax for a while and enjoy the panoramic view from the top. I was expecting to see something more than plain grass, maybe some flowers...

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  • Sremski Karlovci

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Novi Sad Things to Do

    This small beekeeping museum, owned by a family called Zivanovic, feature tools and objects used for keeping bees and producing honey, including some impressive looking beehives, as well as photos and records of the history of this cottage industry in this area. Otherwise, there is nothing really special or much to see. In the same compound is the...

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  • Bogoslovija

    Sremski Karlovci Things to Do

    The first Serbian Orthodox Seminary (Bogoslovija) was founded by Metropolitan Stefan Stratimirovic in 1794. The building that now houses the Seminary of St Arsenije was built by Patriarch Georgije Brankovic in 1900. The Archive of the branch of the Serbian Academy of Arts and Sciences is also housed here.

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  • Skadarlija

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Belgrade Things to Do

    Skadarlija (officially Skadarska street) is a centrally (300m from Republic square) pedestrian street that is full of restaurants and café. This small street (less than 400meters) is a great spot to pass by later in the day when live bands play folk local music. First we walked up and down this small paved in cobblestone street to check the...

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  • Danube Street/Dunavska ulica

    Novi Sad Things to Do

    Novi Sad City Library is one of biggest public library in Republic of Serbia. The beginnings of this isntitution in Novi Sad starts on 23 September 1845 by the establishment of the Serbian Reading Room of Novi Sad. In 1958 become part of today town library together with library called Djura Danicic ("Đura Daničić") which is today...

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  • Saborna Crkva

    Sremski Karlovci Things to Do

    The white church next to Patriarch's Palace is dedicated to St Nicholas, thus its name. St Nicholas Cathedral was built in 1762 on the site of a smaller 16th-century church dedicated to the same saint. It took 4 years to build, following the plans designed in Vienna. At the front, there are two large belfries with the small one between them....

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  • Zemun

    Belgrade Things to Do

    One of the best things we did in Belgrade was to take the bus (15 or 84) to Zemun. Once (before 1934) a separate town it is now a lovely suburb of general Belgrade area. Located on the right bank of the river Danube it’s a picturesque small town with small narrow cobblestone streets, nice architecture and historic buildings. First we walked up to...

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  • Liman

    Novi Sad Things to Do

    What Novi Sad lacks in, say, large expanses of interesting architecture or captivating museums, it makes up in the production of thought and intellectual culture. Once known as the Serbian Athens, it should be no surprise that the city that is home to the body governing Serbian language and official culture is also home to a fairly large...

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  • Patrijarsijski Dvor

    Sremski Karlovci Things to Do

    This monumental building you can't miss was built in the 19th century. It used to be the seat of the Patriarch (thus the name), but today's the seat of the Bishop of Srem. It also houses the Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

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  • National Assembly of Serbia

    4.5 out of 5 stars

    Belgrade Things to Do

    The National Assembly of Serbia (Dom Narodne Skupstine) is maybe the most impressive building along Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra (the main and longest boulevard in Belgrade, 7,5km long!). It was designed in neo-baroque style by the architect Jovan Ilkic in early 20th century, King Peter I was present at the beginning of construction (1907) but it...

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  • Belgrade Zoo

    Belgrade Things to Do

    Belgrade Zoo is easily accessible as it is part of Kalemegdan park, so if you visit Belgrade Fortress worth to put it on your list. Although we supposed to take a visit there we lost a lot of time watching the view and the sunset so at the end there was no time left for the zoo (which by the way is also known as Good Hope Garden) But as you can...

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  • Viktor Monument - Pobednik

    Belgrade Things to Do

    This is probably the most iconic monuments in Belgrade, the statue of Victor. Known also as Pobednik or statue of Victory it was erected in 1928 at Belgrade Fortress to commemorate the Kingdom of Serbia’s war victories against the Ottomans during the First Balkan War but also against Austria-Hungary during World War I. It was created by Ivan...

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