Top things to see in Nis


THE FORTRESS – Nis Fortress, the symbol of the city, located downtown on the bank of the river Nisava, is one of the best preserved and most beautiful Ottoman military fortifications in the Middle Balkans.

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SKULL TOWER – A monument unique in the world – the tower made of human skulls, built after the battle for liberation of Nis in 1809.

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MEDIANA – Mediana is one of the most important Serbian Late Antiquity archeological sites, built between III and the beginning of IV century. It was constructed during the reign of emperor Constantine the Great and his heirs.

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CONCENTRATION CAMP FROM THE WW2 is one of  few preserved German Nazi camps in Europe.

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ORTODOX CHATEDRAL

Nis Cathedral Temple holds a significant place in the history of Serbian art. The building of the Church commenced on 18th October 1856. and lasted until 1872. It was sanctified after the liberation from the Ottomans in 1878.

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SICEVO GORGE

Sicevo Gorge represents a fascinating part of the canyon of the Nisava river, located on the road to Sofia, 14km away from Nis.

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JELASNICA GORGE

Jelasnica Gorge is a natural rarity located 15km from the city and 3km from Niska Banja. Located between the villages of Jelasnica and Cukljenik, the gorge offers a few nice locations for camping and picnics. One of them is located at the gorge exit and is equipped with benches for picnickers. Opposite this place there is a marked climbing track. Extreme climbing lovers may try free climbing on the natural rock.

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