Rhythm of Serbia
We present you Serbian heritage throughout the series Discover Serbia. More video can be found at Click for Serbia official YouTube channel:
Kalemegdan – The centuries-old Fortress tells stories
Kalemegdan Park (Serbian: Калемегдански парк / Kalemegdanski park) or simply Kalemegdan (Serbian Cyrillic: Калемегдан), is the largest park and the most important historical monument in Belgrade. It is located on a 125-meter-high (410 ft) cliff, at the junction of the River Sava and the Danube. Its name is formed from the two Turkish words: Kale (meaning “fortress”) and archaic word of Turkish origin megdan (meaning “battlefield”).
Viminacium – a place where Roman emperors were born
This is a story of the Roman city & legionary fort Viminacium and its history!🏛️ Viminacium is one of around a hundred cities that existed in the Roman Empire. So, what makes Viminacium so special? Is it because of the 18 Roman emperors born there? Or is it because of the mammoths?
The Medieval Fortress Golubac
If visiting eastern Serbia, the medieval fortress is a tourist location that should be on your must-see list. It is one of the most preserved medieval fortresses in Serbia as it was renovated a few years ago. The walls of Golubac defended the city many times and it is believed that they were built in the early 14th century. The fortress lies on the high cliff, at the entrance to the famous Iron Gate. It is part of Djerdap National Park, which is one of the most famous national parks in Serbia.
Maglič – The medieval fortress
Maglič was built in the first half of 13th century, by either Stefan the First-Crowned, or his son Uroš I. It was built to safeguard two important monasteries, Sopoćani and Studenica, as well as prevent any future Mongolian raid deeper into the Serbian lands. In Serbian empire, Maglič was the seat of Archbishop Danilo II, who wrote his famous hagiographies and regiographies residing there. After capturing Smederevo on June 20, 1459, the Ottoman Empire occupied Maglič and held it until its recapture by Serbs during the Great Turkish War. After the defeat of the Serbian uprising the Ottoman Turks retook the fortress, abandoning it soon after. During the Second Serbian Uprising, Voivod Radoslav Jelečanin ambushed a group of Turkish soldiers at Maglič and halted their advance from Novi Pazar.
Tara – Banjska stena, astonishing viewpoint
Banjska stena is a viewpoint on the mountain Tara , about 6 km away from the famous resort Mitrovac na Tara. The viewpoint is located at an altitude of about 1065m and offers a view of Lake Perućac and the canyon of the river Drina. It is named after the springs at the foot of the lookout. The spring was of karst origin with a water temperature of 4 degrees Celsius, and it was submerged by the construction of Lake Perućac. Beneath the viewpoint, there is the Banjsko točilo, 1300 m long, which was used in the 19th century to transport wood to the Drina, and from Perućac, where the raft was located, it was transported to Belgrade by rafts. In one part of the viewpoint, there is a binoculars that can be used to observe Lake Perućac, the neighboring mountains in the Republic of Srpska and the Drina canyon