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Nebojsa Tower, Belgrade

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Sitting near the river below Belgrade Fortress, Nebojsa Tower served as a defense object during Hungarian rule and later as a dungeon that the Ottomans used for interrogations. The best-known prisoner here was the Greek national hero Rigas Feraios, who was tortured to death inside its walls. Numerous Serbian soldiers were also murdered at the site, which makes this tower one of the darkest symbols of the city. The 22 m (72 ft) tall octagonal structure dates to 1460; enter it to see exhibits on medieval Belgrade, Ottoman rule, and the rise of the free Serbian state. A mass gravesite of victims from the Jasenovac concentration camp also lies around this tower. Plan to visit Nebojsa Tower and other customer-reviewed, writer-recommended Belgrade attractions using our Belgrade trip itinerary maker.
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  • Mandatory like Greek must then do the Chateau where the Rigas Feraios fylakistike! 2 the story's and through slides in English!
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  • If you want to see the history of Balkan and Serbia find some time and visit the old tower. It is rebuilt with the help of the Greek Governement since their hero Riga of Fere. Astonishing !  more »
  • Unfortunately we could only visit the outside area of the tower. We went there on a December Monday only to find the doors closed and a rude guard that did not even speak English to point us at a sign...  more »