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Sirmium

Emperor August first invaded Illyricum in 35 BC, but Romans stabilized themselves in Sirmium only with Emperor Tiberius during his Pannonia Wars around 10 BC. Roman castrum was built on the River Sava and this is probably the reason why the city that later grew around castrum was called Sirmium which means: to flow, flowing river or wetland. As such, …

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Kopaonik

Kopaonik is the largest ski resort in Serbia with excellently prepared runs, which offers unlimited joy to all categories of skiers, from beginners to highly skilled ones. Kopaonik ski resort comprises of about 55km of runs for alpine skiing and12 km of runs for cross country (nordic) skiing. For those who enjoy skiing at night, we have prepared a lighted …

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Krsna Slava

Major holidays in Serbia are pretty much the same as elsewhere in Europe, but there is one family holiday that is associated almost exclusively with Serbia. Every orthodox family has its patron saint, and all family members are entitled to a day off work (children are entitled to a day off school, also) as if it were a national holiday. On that …

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Ovcar/Kablar Gorge

In picturesque and remote gorge that Western Morava River carved between Ovcar and Kablar mountains, Medieval Orthodox monks found refuge from Ottoman invaders. During that time, they managed to build eleven monasteries that, regarding their spiritual value, can be compared with monasteries on Fruska Gora Mountain.  Further information is available on: http://wonderfulserbia.com/destination/sightseeing/around-serbia/one-day-excursions/ovcarkablar-gorge/

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Kacamak

Kacamak is considered food of the poor, but with a great tradition that continues through starters’ menus in many modern restaurants. It is carbon hydrates’ counterbalance to inevitable protein rich smoked meet in any Serbian starter menu. Kacamak is actually palenta made of cornflower cooked on only water originally, but with addition of milk. It is only served hot as …

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Vinca Culture

Some 15 km away from Belgrade, down the Danube River prehistoric Vinca is located. Sight was inhabited as early as 5 000 BC and it is considered to be the largest prehistoric settlement in Serbia and even more populated than cities that were yet to appear in ancient Mesopotamia. Vinca settlers were engaged in hunting, farming, mining, trading and maybe even …

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European Indoor Championships in Athletics

  The 34th European Indoor Championships in Athletics will take place in Belgrade from March 3rd until March 5th, for the first time in Serbia.  The Championships will be held in Kombank Arena, designated for the Mundobasket in 1994, unfortunately held in Canada due to volatile political situation in the region throughout 1990’s. Arena’s maximum capacity of almost 20.000 seats, (10 000 when …

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Fest Film Festival 2017

Belgrade Film Festival, better known as FEST started in 1971, under “The brave new world” slogan, with incredible line-up featuring Stanley Kubrick’s “Space Odyssey”, Dennis Hopper’s “Easy Rider”, Robert Altman’s “Mash”, just to name a few. Since then it has become one of the most important cultural events in Belgrade with a concept that revolves around the best films of …

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Coffee Exhibition

All throughout world and especially in Serbia, coffee is much more than just a hot beverage. It is a symbol that connects people through a daily ritual. Therefore, from February until May 2017 in Natural Museum inside Belgrade Fortress interesting Coffee exhibtion will be available for all coffee lovers. Radmilo Mulic from Novi Sad will exhibit his personal collection of different …

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Uvac Gorge and Western Serbia

Carefully chosen combination of unspoiled natural and handmade attractions, combined in one trip make this excursion one of the most popular excursion in Serbia. Zlatibor Mountain together with Drina River Valley and Uvac Gorge are arguably among the best preserved natural habitats in Europe while Mileseva Monastery features some of the highest achievements of Serbian Medieval Art.    Read more …

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