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Seven Beautiful Wonders of Serbia

Serbia, a South Slavic land that dwells on the rocky Balkan mountains and green Pannonian plains. We decided to show you a bit about this Slavic beautiful land of the Southern Slavs by the name Serbs. If you ever plan to visit it we have a few popularly called wonders on this list for you to visit and explore like a true tourist. What you will see here is a list of Seven wonders of Serbia, and all these neat locations are worthy of your visit if you ever visited Serbia. Serbia is a Slavic country, but it also hides ancient Celtic and Illyrian history like other South Slavs.

Until we show you the wonders of other Slavic countries make sure to enjoy the Serbian ones as well and of course, if by chance you were at any of the places make sure to leave us a comment and say which of the Serbian wonders did you see because we need to promote this beautiful Slavic country just like any other. So let’s see what these Serbs are proud of today:

1# Subotica townhall

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Unique in Serbia, Subotica has the most buildings built in the art nouveau style. The City Hall (built in 1908-1910) and the Synagogue (1902) are of especially outstanding beauty. These were built by the same architects, by Marcell Komor and Dezső Jakab from Budapest, Hungary. Another exceptional example of art nouveau architecture is the actual Artistic Encounter building, which was built in 1904 by Ferenc J. Raichle.

2# Studenica Monastery

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Stefan Nemanja, the founder of the medieval Serb state, founded the monastery in 1190. The monastery’s fortified walls encompass two churches: the Church of the Virgin, and the Church of the King, both of which were built using white marble. The monastery is best known for its collection of 13th- and 14th century Byzantine-style fresco paintings. Studenica was declared Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance in 1979, and it is protected by Republic of Serbia, and in 1986 UNESCO included Studenica monastery on the list of World Heritage Sites.

3# Djavolja varos

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The name Djavolja Varos (Devil’s Town), because the locals believe that these changes occur as devils fight each other for power. These pyramids came into existence by water erosion, in heterogeneous material; the more massive block on the surface prevented the material beneath it from being destroyed and eroded away, resulting in the formation of the “towers” – pyramids.

4# Meandri uvca

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The Uvac (Bosnian, Serbian: Uvac, Увац) is an international trans-boundary river, rising under Golija mountain and Pešter plateau, then flowing through southwestern Serbia and cross into eastern Bosnia and Herzegovina where, after 119 km, finally meets the Lim river from the right, however, before it empties into the Lim, for a 10 kilometers Uvac forms the border between two countries. Also, while meandering through Serbia, Uvac loosely makes the northern border of the Raška region too.

5# Tara Lake

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The Tara National Park in the mountainous region of western Serbia was designated a national park in 1981. The 19,200-hectare park, with administrative offices in Bajina Basta, is spread out over a group of mountain peaks in the Tara, Crni vrh, Stolac and Zvezda ranges,  the Canyon of Drina with Perucac  and outskirts of Bajina Basta. National park covers a large bend in the Drina River bordering Bosnia.

6# Temple Saint Sava

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The Church of Saint Sava (Serbian: Храм светог Саве/Hram svetog Save) is a Serbian Orthodox church lo    cated on the Vračar plateau in Belgrade. It is one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world and ranks amongst the ten largest church buildings in the world. The church is dedicated to Saint Sava, the founder of the Serbian Orthodox Church and an important figure in medieval Serbia. It is built on the Vračar plateau, on the location where his remains were burned in 1595 by Ottoman Grand Vizier Sinan Pasha.

7# Belgrade Fortress

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Belgrade Fortress (Serbian: Београдска тврђава, Beogradska tvrđava), consists of the old citadel (Upper and Lower Town) and Kalemegdan Park (Large and Little Kalemegdan) on the confluence of theRiver Sava and Danube, in an urban area of modern Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It is located in Belgrade’s municipality of Stari Grad. Belgrade Fortress was declared a Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance in 1979, and is protected by the Republic of Serbia.

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