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Historic Sites in Serbia

History Hit

24 Nov 2020

There’s a host of top Historic Sites in Serbia to visit and among the very best are Petrovaradin Fortress, Sirmium Imperial Palace and the Monument to the Unknown Hero.

We’ve put together an experts guide to Serbian cultural locations and monuments, with our top places to visit as well as a full list of Historic Sites in Serbia, which shouldn’t be ignored if you have the time.

What are the best Historic Sites in Serbia?

1. Petrovaradin Fortress

Petrovaradin Fortress is a seventeenth century fortified structure in Novi Sad, Serbia. In fact, there has been a fortress on the site since the Bronze Age and the first fortifications on the site of Petrovaradin Fortress were built by the Romans and expanded by Cisterian monks in the thirteenth century. 

Today, Petrovaradin Fortress is a popular tourist destination and visitors can tour its walls as well as its buildings. One of the most popular aspects s its catacombs, which are believed contain the riches of Serbia’s medieval leaders.

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2. Sirmium Imperial Palace

The Sirmium Imperial Palace complex in Serbia contains the remains of a Roman imperial palace which was home to several Roman Emperors, including Constantine I. Built at the end of the third or beginning of the fourth century AD, the complex has now been opened to the public as a museum. 

Today the Sirmium Imperial Palace complex is one of the most important Roman sites in Serbia and is a testament to the central role this area played in the middle and late Roman Empire.

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3. Serbian Monument to the Unknown Hero

The Serbian Monument to the Unknown Hero was built in memory of the victims of World War I as well as the Balkan Wars. It is located on the former site of the medieval Zrnov fortress.

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