The ossuary memorial to the executed Serbs by the Bulgarians during the occupation in World War I


The ossuary is a memorial to the victims of terror in World War I, especially to the murdered patriots and rebels of Toplica Uprising (1917.). It was raised in 1927. at the authentic execution site, marking the length of the wall along which the victims stood.


LOCATION: the trenches of the Fortress



During the First World War, Bulgarian army located in the Fortress used parts of underground passages as dungeons and torture chambers. Most citizens of Niš and Serbian insurgents were killed here after the unsuccessful Toplica Uprising in 1917.