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

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Here you can find interesting sights in Niš, Serbia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about the sight. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 8 sights are available in Niš, Serbia.

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1. Ћеле-кула

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Skull Tower is a stone structure embedded with human skulls located in Niš, Serbia. It was constructed by the Ottoman Empire following the Battle of Čegar of May 1809, during the First Serbian Uprising. During the battle, Serbian rebels under the command of Stevan Sinđelić were surrounded by the Ottomans on Čegar Hill, near Niš. Knowing that he and his fighters would be impaled if captured, Sinđelić detonated a powder magazine within the rebel entrenchment, killing himself, his subordinates and the encroaching Ottoman soldiers. The governor of the Rumelia Eyalet, Hurshid Pasha, ordered that a tower be made from the skulls of the fallen rebels. The tower is 4.5 metres (15 ft) high, and originally contained 952 skulls embedded on four sides in 14 rows.

Wikipedia: Skull Tower (EN)

2. Логор Црвени крст

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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)

3. Грађевина под сводовима и базилика

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The vault and base building under the low fort is one of the archaeological sites and unique spatial environment of the central plateau of the ancient imperial seawall. 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 at this site, in a lowland fortress, has been underway since 1982. By 1985. Years ago, they first discovered the material remains of this ancient street and its buildings. Archaeological findings from these investigations indicate that the buildings located in the central plateau may have been built in the first few decades and four years. Century, and may be related to urban reconstruction in a constant time.

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

4. Зграда Трговачког дома

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The trading residential building located in Niche was built around 1905. It was established in 1903 for the needs of niche banks. In 1922, and 1922. Year affiliated to Belgrade National Bank. This building was built in 1929. The year of the auction was bought by a small commodity youth, so the building became the home of a small commodity youth. The rooms in the building are used for schools, libraries and reading rooms. Since 1939. The school part of the building was taken over by the State Railway Administration in 1940. The Fifth Legion District has moved on to her years.

Wikipedia: Зграда Трговачког дома у Нишу (SR)

5. Барутана 1

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Gunpowder (woolen sweater), located in the lowland fortress, is a rectangular structure on the ground built between 1720 and 1723. Years, by Ousmanly. They were originally intended to accommodate gunpowder, ammunition, protect soldiers and guard installations in the event of an enemy attack in the Middle Ages, so that in 21. A century after the implementation of the Lowland Fortress Revitalization Program, one by one, it was transformed into a space specially designed for many cultural contents.

Wikipedia: Барутане у Нишкој тврђави (SR)

6. Градска башта

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The city garden in the Nis Fortress is a special ambient and park-like whole conceived as an exhibition, sales and educational space on the southeastern plateau of one of the most gabarit and representative buildings from the Ottoman Empire and, one of the largest fortresses in the Balkans, now a cultural historical monument of great importance.

Wikipedia: Градска башта у Нишкој тврђави (SR)

7. Bubanj

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Memorial Park Bubanj is a World War II memorial complex built to commemorate the shooting and execution of more than 10,000 citizens of Niš and people from Serbia and other parts of the country, but according to some data, over 12,000 people, and it is located in Palilula municipality of Niš, Serbia.

Wikipedia: Bubanj Memorial Park (EN)

8. Ислам-агина џамија

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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)

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