16 Sights in Niš, Serbia (with Map and Images)


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Explore interesting sights in Niš, Serbia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 16 sights are available in Niš, Serbia.

Sightseeing Tours in Niš

1. Грађевина под сводовима и базилика

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The building under vaults and basilicas in the Niš Fortress is one of the archaeological sites and a unique spatial ambient unit on the central plateau of the ancient Imperial Nais. Namely, it is a public, representative part of the ancient city, with all the features that are characterized by late antique - tetrachian architecture. Archaeological excavations at this site, in the Niš Fortress, carried out from 1982 to 1985, for the first time revealed the material remains of this ancient street and its buildings. Archaeological findings derived from these investigations indicate that the complex of buildings on the central plateau could have been built in the first decades of the 4th century, and that it can be associated with the reconstruction of the city carried out in Constantine's time.

Wikipedia: Грађевина под сводовима и базилика у Нишкој тврђави (SR)

2. Byzantine street

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Byzantine Street, located in Lowland Fortress, is one of the archaeological sites, which is a unique spatial environment whole adjacent to Bariobi Mosque on the central plateau of ancient Tsar Naisa. That is, the public and representative part of the ancient city, which has all the characteristics and embodies the architecture of the Late Quadrangian. Archaeological research is in this place, in a small fortress, which has been carried out since 1962. By 1963. Years later, they discovered the material remains of this ancient street for the first time. Archaeological findings from these investigations suggest that the streets on the central plateau may have been built over a period of five years. 6 at most. Century, and may be related to urban reconstruction in the post-constant time.

Wikipedia: Византијска улица у Нишкој тврђави (SR)

3. Memorial complex „12th February“

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Memorial complex „12th February“

The Crveni Krst concentration camp, also known as the Niš concentration camp, located in Crveni Krst, Niš, was operated by the German Gestapo and used to hold captured Serbs, Jews and Romanis during the Second World War. Established in mid-1941, it was used to detain as many as 35,000 people during the war and was liberated by the Yugoslav Partisans in 1944. More than 10,000 people are thought to have been killed at the camp. After the war, a memorial to the victims of the camp was erected on Mount Bubanj, where many inmates were shot. A memorial museum was opened on the former campgrounds in 1967 and in 1979 the campgrounds were declared a Cultural Monument of Exceptional Importance and came under the protection of the Socialist Republic of Serbia.

Wikipedia: Crveni Krst concentration camp (EN), Website

4. Mediana

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Mediana is an important archeological site from the late Roman period, located in the eastern suburb of the Serbian city of Niš. It represents a luxurious residence with a highly organised economy. Excavations have revealed a villa with peristyle, thermae, granary and water tower. The residence dates to the reign of Constantine the Great 306 to 337. Although Roman artifacts can be found scattered all over the area of present-day Niš, Mediana represents the best-preserved part of Roman Naissus. In 1979, Mediana was added to the Archaeological Sites of Exceptional Importance list, protected by the Republic of Serbia.

Wikipedia: Mediana (EN), Heritage Website

5. Салон 77

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Salon 77 in Niš is one of the three exhibition spaces (galleries) of the Gallery of Contemporary Fine Arts Niš. This gallery space is located in the Bali-bey mosque from 1523, in the central part of the Niš fortress. The square-base area, with 16 windows and a dome on counterparts, 12 m high, which used to be a Turkish mosque, with its architectural value and interior vault height of almost 10 m, is very suitable not only for exhibition activities of artists but also for concerts and other acoustic performances.

Wikipedia: Салон 77 у Нишу (SR)

6. Зграда Трговачког дома

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The building of the Commercial House in Niš was built around 1905 for the needs of Niška Banka, founded in 1903, and merged with the Belgrade Civic Bank in 1922. In 1929, the building was purchased at auction by the Nis merchant youth, and thus the building became the Home of Nis Commercial Youth. The building's premises were used for school, library and reading room. From 1939, the school part of the building was taken over by the Directorate of State Railways, and in 1940 the Fifth Army District moved into it.

Wikipedia: Зграда Трговачког дома у Нишу (SR), Heritage Website

7. Powder magazine 1

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Gunpowder (džebane) in the Niš Fortress, is a ground-level rectangular building built in the period from 1720 to 1723, by the Ottomans. They were originally intended for the accommodation of gunpowder, ammunition, protection of soldiers and defense of objects in case of enemy attacks, in the Middle Ages, and in the 21st century after the implementation of the program of revitalization of the Niš Fortress, one by one they were turned into a space intended for numerous cultural contents.

Wikipedia: Барутане у Нишкој тврђави (SR)

8. Niš Fortress

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Niš Fortress is a fortress in the city of Niš, Serbia. It is a complex and important cultural and historical monument. It rises on the right bank of the Nišava River, overlooking the area inhabited for longer than two millennia. It was protected by law in May 1948 as it was declared a cultural site of great significance. The current condition of the fortress lists it as one of the best preserved fortifications of this kind in Serbia as well as on the Balkan Peninsula.

Wikipedia: Niš Fortress (EN)

9. Споменик Краљу Александру

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Споменик Краљу Александру

The monument to King Alexander Karadjordjevic is located in the city center, on the square of the same name in Nis. The monumental monument is the work of the academic sculptor Zoran Ivanovic from Belgrade, and was cast in the foundry "Kuzman" in Smederevo. In the postumen of the monument is engraved the inscription "King Aleksandar Karađorđević 1888 – 1934". The height of the monument is 4.5 meters, at the postumen height of 7 meters and weighing 3.3 tons.

Wikipedia: Споменик краљу Александру Карађорђевићу у Нишу (SR)

10. Градска башта

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The City Garden in the Niš Fortress is a special ambient and park unit conceived as an exhibition, sales and educational space on the southeastern plateau of one of the most sized and representative buildings from the Ottoman Empire period and, one of the largest fortresses in the Balkans, today a cultural and historical monument of great importance.

Wikipedia: Градска башта у Нишкој тврђави (SR)

11. Turkish bath

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Hammam in The Fortress of Niš is located next to the Stambol Gate. It was built in the 15th century and is the oldest preserved Turkish building in Niš. It was first recorded in 1498 in the Niš Census Defter. Then two hammams were recorded in Nish: "Ali flega, the son of Michal bey and Mehmed beg, the son of Minet bey."

Wikipedia: Хамам у Нишкој тврђави (SR)

12. Споменик Нишлијама обешеним од Турака 1821.

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Споменик Нишлијама обешеним од Турака 1821.Pudelek (Marcin Szala) / CC BY-SA 3.0

Monument to the Nis hanged by the Turks in 1821. It is located in the center of Nis in front of the fortress bridge. It is rectangular in shape, with a slightly wider and profiled pedestal and a pyramidal finish, placed on four lower pillars. With its archaic shape and dimensions, it resembles tombstones.

Wikipedia: Споменик Нишлијама обешеним од Турака 1821. (SR)

13. The Monument to Prince Milan

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The Monument to Prince MilanPudelek (Marcin Szala) / CC BY-SA 3.0

A monument to the Prince of Milan will be reshuffled to liberate the niche in 1878. In, it was located in a lowland fortress. He was brought up in 1902. Years on the 25th Anniversary of the Liberation of Niche & Commemorating the First Anniversary of the Renaissance of King Milan of Nigeria

Wikipedia: Споменик кнезу Милану Обреновићу и ослободиоцима Ниша 1878. године (SR)

14. Istanbul Gate

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The Stambol Gate in the Niš Fortress or Constantinople Gate is one of the four entrances (exits) on the fortified earthen rampart built by the Ottomans in the period from 1719 to 1723. It got its name from the direction of the road that led east to Stambol.

Wikipedia: Стамбол капија у Нишкој тврђави (SR)

15. Islam Aga mosque

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Islam-aga's Mosque is the only working mosque in Niš, Serbia. There is another in Niš Fortress which is converted into a gallery, and another close to the University Rectorate, that was damaged during the Anglo-American bombing of the city in 1944.

Wikipedia: Islam-aga's Mosque (EN), Heritage Website

16. Симфонијски оркестар

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Симфонијски оркестар

The Building of the Symphony Orchestra is located in the very center of the city of Niš, at 16 Generala Milojka Lešjanina Street, and represents a protected immovable cultural property as a cultural monument.

Wikipedia: Зграда Симфонијског оркестра у Нишу (SR), Heritage Website


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