A small picturesque town of Sremski Karlovci is situated on the slopes of the Fruska Gora mountain and the bank of the Danube river. It is a place of exceptional cultural heritage. It is located about 70 km north of Belgrade. Sremski Karlovci is a typical city of the 18th century, with a numerous of cultural and historical monuments, fully preserved.
The area of Sremski Karlovci was inhabited during neolithic age and archaeological excavations discovered many artifacts from this period. Romans also left traces of their existence in this area. It was Romans who started to grow a vine in this area and today wine is one of the main products of this region.
Sremski Karlovici was a very important town for Serbs during the Turkish supremacy in Serbia, especially in 18th and 19th century. Here, Serbs founded churches and schools and the town became place where many young people could get an education. Many famous writers, politicians, poets were educated in Sremski Karlovci in 18th and 19th century.
Old baroque buildings are located in the city center, which has not changed its look more than 200 years.