Sitting on a hill above the Danube River, Petrovaradin Fortress features centuries-old monuments, numerous museums and entertainment venues, and hosts internationally known festivals. Although the present-day fortress was built between 1692 and 1780, 21st-century archeological excavations show traces of Paleolithic civilizations living at the site some 20,000 years ago. Walk around the fortress to see these remains and numerous medieval structures. You can also reserve a guided tour of the underground tunnels that total 16 km (10 mi) in length. Grab a drink at one of the cafes and snap photos of the wide, open views across the river, enjoying a panoramic view of Novi Sad. You'll do a lot of walking, so wear comfortable shoes. Note that access to the fortress requires climbing a lot of steps, which might be difficult for people with mobility issues. Arrange your visit to Petrovaradin Fortress and discover more family-friendly attractions in Novi Sad using our Novi Sad trip planner .
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時計台と博物館のある丘の上の要塞です。5分ほど登りますが、ここからの景色はとてもよく、ぜーはー言いながら登る価値ありです。景色を楽しめるカフェレストランもあります。 more »It is a fortress on the hill with the clock tower and Museum. 5-minute climb, views from here are pretty well, why-is-worth while climbing is. Café restaurant.
Ukoliko ste bili u Novom sadu i niste bili na tvrdjavu ko da niste bili u Novom sadu. Must see place u Novom sadu more »If you have been in Novi Sad and you weren't at the Fort who you weren't in Novi Sad. Must see place in Novi Sad
Se accede tanto en coche como a pie, pero recomiendo lo segundo. Y mejor caminar desde la otra orilla, cruzando el puente y callejear por el barrio histórico que hay a sus pies, que forma ya parte de ... more »You can access both by car and on foot, but I recommend the latter. And better walk from the other side, cross the bridge and stroll through the historic district that is at your feet, which is now part of the fortress and go up the stairs and down the opposite side, along the street where cars go up. It is a great strength, the largest in Europe at the time. And they say that it was never conquered. It is known as the Gibraltar of the Danube. Their views are spectacular, including the sunset. It has a small museum, which is to visit. It contains a small collection of military history and typewriters. It is cheap. In addition there are several typical restaurants.
This is my favourite place in Novi Sad. We went to the top and had a hot chocolate in a cozy cafeteria. It's very beautiful at night when it is all lit up. This place also comes alive during the annual Exit festival with stages scattered all over the place with famous bands playing. It's so much fun climbing around here and exploring the place.
Medieval fortresses on the river Danube. You can find nice restaurants here. Also on weekends there are some clubs you can visit.
First time l walked to this fortress and it was amazing. See so much more when you walk in from town. Love visiting this place every time l come to Serbia 💕
The Hallmark of Novi Sad. Whether you just take a walk along the walls of the fortress or go out for a lunch with an astonishing view, you will not be disappointed! Also if you have the chance, you might want to visit the underground tunnels of the fortress with guided tours as well as the planetarium. All in all, a gorgeous place to spend a day at!
Historically most important place for Novi Sad. A place where is held one of the biggest music festival in Europe, Exit. Definitely a place to visit.
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