Novi Sad is a town of many festivals and museums. People, there are extremely kind, relaxed and very easy to talk with. You will find a lot of great restaurants and many things to do. In comparison with EU countries the prices are very low, so you can enjoy many things with very low budget.
First, when you arrive in Novi Sad, it is a must to visit Petrovaradin fortress, which was built already in the year 1780 on 112 hectares of area. It has many underground tunnels and it’s protected by the Republic of Serbia.
1. Petrovaradin fortress
Petrovaradin fortress become a substantial army castle of the Austrian rulers who, on the time of Napoleon’s conquests, concealed their treasures here. Today it’s miles metropolis’s artwork center, domestic to Exit pageant and vicinity which mysterious underground continues fascinating explorers from across the world.
According to a legend the call of Petrovaradin citadelress includes 3 phrases meaning “the metropolis on a rock robust as faith”. Furthermore, because of its strategic function and importance that the citadelress had for the Hapsburg monarchy, it become called “the Gibraltar on the Danube”. It includes Upper and Lower metropolis growing above the Danube and representing the image of Novi Sad.
The maximum lovely a part of Petrovaradin citadelress is the Clock Tower on the Ludwig bastion. The clock is odd for its clock-hands: a bit hand shows minutes, whilst the huge hand represents hours. This uncommon clock become built such manner in order that people, maximum of all boatmen, may want to examine the time from the tremendous distance.
The 2d barrack is placed withinside the Lower city and it offers Petrovaradin citadelress its function shape. Later it become converted into the hotel “Leopold” with the indoors that resembles the Austrian palaces. It is the appropriate vicinity to revel in the real environment of Petrovaradin citadelress.
How to get to Petrovaradin fortress?
The Fortress is placed in Novi Sad, and the metropolis is effortlessly handy through all of the maximum substantial roads main from all 4 components of Europe that meet here. These are E-seventy five from the North and Central Europe, and E-70 from West Europe, each main closer to the South and the Southeast of Europe.
The nearest airport is the Nikola Tesla Airport in Belgrade that’s eighty km from Novi Sad. From the airport you could take a minivan to Novi Sad.
You also can get to Novi Sad through bus or through train. There are day by day buss strains from all components of the us of a and from many European towns coming to the Bus Station, whilst global railroad connects Novi Sad with Budapest, Vienna and similarly to North and West, and to South and Southeast of Europe and Middle East.
Since Novi Sad lies on the Danube there may be additionally the opportunity to go to the metropolis on a cruiser.
Once you’re here, don’t leave out…
Walking withinside the vintage a part of Novi Sad in which you need to go to The Liberty Square from the 18th century, the Catholic Church The Name of Mary constructed withinside the Neo-gothic style, whilst Zmaj Jovina Street will lead you to The Bishop’s Palace.
You shouldn’t leave out a stroll in Dunavska avenue, in all likelihood the oldest avenue in Novi Sad, nor a destroy in Dunavski park, the maximum stunning park in Novi Sad.
If you take place to go to Novi Sad in summer, get refreshed at Štrand – one of the maximum stunning seashores on the Danube.
2. EXIT FESTIVAL
In July on Petrovaradin fortress is annual summer music festival, named Exit, which is known as the biggest festival in South-Eastern Europe. If you are visiting Novi Sad in summer, you really don’t want to miss this festival.
3. MUSEUM OF VOJVODINA
The most famous museum in Novi Sad is Museum of Vojvodina, which is also the largest museum in Vojvodina region. The entrance fee is very low and you will have the chance to see huge number of originated objects.
4. TOWN HALL IN NOVI SAD
The building of the mayor of Novi Sad, built in neo-Renaissance style is one of the most beautiful buildings in the city.
5. FRUSKA GORA NATIONAL PARK
Fruska Gora is a natural park with very great view, history, museum and some very good restaurants nearby. If you want to see the most important sights in Fruska Gora, you should stay here for at least half of day.
6. VELIKA REMETA MONASTERY
Velika Remeta monastery is located on the slopes of Fruška Gora mountains, north-west of the village of the same name. It is dedicated to Saint Demetrius. Besides the church, the monastery complex also comprises two chapels – Saint John the Baptist and Assumption of the Holy Mother of God.
According to a legend, the monastery was founded by Serbian King Dragutin in the first half of the 14th century. This legend is not reliable, but it is certain that the monastery is very old and was built as early as the 15th century.
The church is single-naved, with the façade that is altered to reflect a Baroque style in the period between 1733 and 1753.
Just a few frescos have been preserved – on the northern wall is a fresco of the Mother of God seated on a throne with a Christ-child in her arms, while on the south wall are two holy warriors.
After suffering devastation on many occasions, the monastery was restored in the 1980s and today is in a very good condition.
7. DUNAV PARK IN NOVI SAD
Dunav Park (Danube Park) is a green area in the center of Novi Sad located near the Danube River. During the construction of the park, a wall was built over the part of a lake where water remained and a small island called “Erzsébet” was created, where a weeping willow was planted in memory of the Austro-Hungarian empress who was murdered in 1898.
The park’s flora include plane trees, hazelnut, birch, hackberry, horse chestnut, maple, silver linden, poplar; Coniferous: fir, cypress, black pine, foreign; wicker: boxwood, barberry, Japanese quince, red dogwood and others.
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