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Nis Fortress, Nis

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. Our Nis online attractions planner makes visiting Nis Fortress and other Nis attractions simple, and helps you make a travel plan personal to you.
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  • Impossible not to do a tour within the fortification during his stint in Nis. Not much to see but the Nice Park with cafes from the entrance on the left. Nice for a family outing.
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  • Place destroyed by graffiti, although this is quite an important monument in Serbia. In the Park are the historic boards from the period of Rome, completely unsecured.
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  • Fortress close to the center of the city. can be walked easily with an immense park inside and from above an interesting view of the city
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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, ...

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