Uzice Travel Guide

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Uzice Things to Do

  • Drvengrad

    and second visit Drvengrad, is a traditional village 100 meters up that the Serbian film director Emir Kusturica built. The streets in the village bear the names of various individuals, like Nikola Tesla, Ingmar Bergman, Ernesto "Che" Guevara and more...

  • Sargan Eight Railway

    Around one hour from Uzice by car, Mokra Gora is definitely a place to see. First for the Sargan Eight Railway, a lovely little train that goes through the gorgeous mountains of western Serbia, from the village of Mokra Gora to Šargan Vitasi station.

  • Good place to go Mokra Gora

    Uzice is placed moreorless between Mokra Gora and Zlatibor. So could be a good place to stay if you are planning to visit the Sargan Eight and the Zlatibor region, althought these 2 places have their own hotels. Connected to both towns with public bus service.

  • Mokra Gora

    Around one hour from Uzice by bus, Mokra Gora is definitely a place to see. First for the Sargan Eight Railway, a lovely little train that goes through the gorgeous mountains of western Serbia. Second for the ethno-village of serbian film-maker Emir Kusturica, just 10mn walking above the train station.Unfortunately, there is one problem : if it's...

  • Walk in the green hills

    Uzice is placed in a valley, surrounded by hills of dark green vegetation. Is a nice place to take a walk, passing the old tunnels and bridges of the old locomotive railway. Is also a good place to visit by bike, and to practice some sport.

  • Partisan Square (Trg Partizana)

    This big square, too large for a town of modest size, is the meeting pont for the young people at night. In summer the cafés put their chairs in the outside, and the square seem more animated, but in spite of this the square seems too large, and lacks of any focal point. When I saw this square at first I said: "it seems like it lacks something...

  • A walk to the castle

    This medieval fortress perches on a rock in the west of the city, above the river. It s first mentioned on documents on 1373, during the regn of Nikole Altomanovic. This fortress give an evdence to a strategic importance that has existed since Roman times. Nowadays the fortress remains unexploited by Serbian tourist industry (like Uzice). It...

  • Church of St. George

    1844. Placed in the same cobbled square that is popular hangout of the city's students population.Grey-washed colour, with a basic architecture.


    "I have lost one city but I have built the new one.EMIR KUSTURICA, the film director, three Cannes' "Golden Palms" winner, after he was beaten off from Sarajevo


Uzice Hotels

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  • Zlatibor Hotel Uzice

    Dimitrija Tucovica 149, Uzice, 31000, Serbia

    Satisfaction: Terrible

    Good for: Solo

  • Hotel Zlatiborska Noc

    Bela zemlja BB, 31313 Uzice, Serbia

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Families

Uzice Restaurants

  • The restaurants in Uzice...

    The restaurants in Uzice are:'Romansa','Japur bar','Elita'....If you want to eat the unique food who is knows like 'komplet lepinja' you must go in Uzice,because this food are produce only in Uzice (I mean on 'complet lepinja')... All Yugoslav and serb national food and,of course,the best international food...

  • batto's Restaurant Tip

    Old good, healthy, fat food! :) When you are visiting Ribasevina you must try roasted pig (look like in comics about Asterix and Obelix :)) and very good meal which is called 'komplet lepinja' - thing made from roasted pig fat, egs, 'kajmak' and special kind of bread. Also you must try serbian national drink which is so called 'rakija'. 'Rakija'...

  • You just have to...

    You just have to try:sir,kajmak,prsuta of this area!It is so tasty and 100% you can't go wrong.There are sources of clear,healthy water,too.


Uzice Nightlife

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  • In 'Veliki park' ,the park on...

    In 'Veliki park' ,the park on the river Djetinja is the open place for sports on 'open' like: bascetball,volleyball.handball,etc...The Yugoslav female volleyball club 'Jedninstvo' is the first in Yugoslavia last 6 years... -I don't say anything more... :-) What you like you can dress it...

  • Unfortunately, there is no...

    Unfortunately, there is no nightlife in Ribasevina :( but every year in 2. VIII in center of village you can visit local manifestation so called 'vasar'. This manifestation is dedicated to Saint Ilija. 'Vasar' is all night long happening. Here you could listen serbian folk music, eat meals from barbique ('rostilj') and drink beer, wine and...

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    2 Hotels in Uzice

Uzice Transportation

  • Public bus or auto-stop

    To move around Uzice you just need to walk, but if you want to go to Mokra Gora or Zlatibor, you need to take the bus from the station, near the river. Ask the driver where to stop, and he will advice you when you arrive. Another option we did to return from Mokra Gora, because there are very few buses to come back to Uzice, was autostop. We we...

  • The best way to get to...

    The best way to get to Ribasevina is from Uzice, by bus or by car. Distance from Uzice to Ribasevina is long 20 kilometers. Also to Ribasevina you can travel from Kosjeric as well. Distance from Kosjeric to Ribasevina is 18 kilometers long, but better road is from Uzice.

  • 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.

Uzice Local Customs

  • Nearby Ribasevina, in...

    Nearby Ribasevina, in neighbour village Karan is placed famous church so called 'White church' (Bela crkva). This church was built in 1340/42. but that name we'll find in one document from 1020. Church is an exellent example of medieval architecture (byzantine style) and inside church are very pretty and valuable frescoes, like very rare fresco of...

  • In Ribasevina was born famous...

    In Ribasevina was born famous Serbian painter Mihailo Milovanovic. He was an official paiter of headquatter of Serbian army in WWI. In Ribasevina is placed his residence - very beautiful house, but, unfortunately, now in ruins, because after WWII this house was taken from Yugoslav people army. In this house was 'prisoned' prime minister of Yugoslav...

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Uzice Warnings and Dangers

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    Any beggar in the street

    by McCoq Written Sep 5, 2005

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    This is not a dangerous tips, but it's so strange (for me), that I didn't see any beggar in the street. That's a nice thing. In cities of that size isn't difficult to see beggars, but here it is, i didn't see one.

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Uzice What to Pack

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    by batto Written Oct 4, 2002

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    Luggage and bags: The best type of bag is backpack. You can always bring your luggage with yourself.

    Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: When you are visiting Ribasevina bring with you shoes for every weather, boots are the best. If you are visiting Ribasevina in summer bring with you T shirts but and some jacket because nigts are cold. If you are visiting Ribasevina in winter or fall bring some very warm clothes.

    Toiletries and Medical Supplies: Bring with you all kinds of medicine and toiletry!!!

    Miscellaneous: Bring with you, if you are fisherman, fishing stick and every gear which you need for fishing.

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Uzice Off The Beaten Path

  • Swiming at the Đetinja river,

    following the old railway track, walking by the tunnels you can get down to the the banks of the river Đetinja for picnic and why not swimming in its cold waters...

  • Old way of railroad

    Don't fail to take a walk crossing the old way of the train. Crossing bridges (some of them aren't very secure to cross), and passing by the dark tunnels. All these in the middle of an alive vegetation.

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Uzice Sports & Outdoors

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    Water sports in the river

    by McCoq Written Sep 4, 2005

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    In the river they have done an artificial waterfall and a calm lake, where you can practice swimming pool, waterpolo, and any kind of water sports. It's equipped with necessary material to play.

    Related to:
    • Beaches
    • Water Sports
    • Fishing

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Uzice General

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    fala, znam za taj selo Belosevac kod Kragujevac. Ja sam Bilo tamo u 1997. Moj roditelje jos zevi tamo. Trazim Bjelosevac kod Uzice. Moj pradeda ostavjo Bjelosevac i otico do Belosevac pre 1900. Zasto trazim taj selo ako jos je tu.

  • Uzice have much fine places...

    Uzice have much fine places like: museum,library,much caffes ('Art','Milenijum','Arena' etc.),disco ('Rupa','Garaza',etc.),hotels ('Zlatibor','Palas','Turist' etc.),and much other town-things...In Uzice you can come with your car,with railway,with bus etc.If you from abroad you must come in Belgrade and than you can go for Uzice (from Railway...

  • RIBASEVINA is small vilage...

    RIBASEVINA is small vilage nearby Uzice. There lives less than 2000 habitants. This is typical west-serbian vilage, but from the other side very modern. Ribasevina have motel, ambulance, post office, 4 shops, mechanic workshop, gas station, playing yard, bakery and church (under construction). Around 10 kilometers from Ribasevina is mountine Jelova...


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