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Nis Fortress, Nis

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
Tour the well-preserved Nis Fortress, built by the Ottoman forces in the early 18th century on foundations of former Roman and medieval structures. Stretching over a vast area of 22 hectares (54 acres), the site preserves remains of former gunpowder stores, a 16th-century mosque, and numerous military structures. In addition, a Turkish bath from the 15th century that sits within the fortress represents one of the oldest remaining non-religious Ottoman structures. The site also hosts a number of events and art expositions, as well as the city's official weather station. Wear comfortable shoes when visiting, as the roads can be uneven. Put Nis Fortress on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Nis trip itinerary maker.
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  • There is plenty to see here from across the ages, Roman artefacts, the mosque, etc., and it's a large area to walk around (for free). The entrance is a bit spoiled by the cafés but the rest is a large...  more »
  • That is rather a medium attraction but if you have an hour or two that is a nice place to walk or sit in one of the bars/restaurants. The most impresive is the the main gate & I liked lapidary where t...  more »
  • Really nice and historic fort, good for a nice walk en rest in the park. The only downside is the bad upkeep, garbage and weeds growing in a lot of places. But yeah that's eastern and Southern Europe.  more »
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  • The perfect place for relax and meetings with friends. The entrance is free and the place is surprisingly clean and chill.
  • Great place to walk, spend time with friends and family. You can find a lot of cafés inside. Must visit when in Niš
  • Beautiful historical monument that is a mark of this town, inside it is now a park and there are few cafés, two galeries and couple of more institutions.
  • Just a great place to spend time in. Wonderful historical monument. A must see.
  • Excellent place to spent few hours in peace and quiet, and see a large number of monuments, historical places, ...