Spotlight on: One day in Novi Sad, Serbia History in a nutshell: The archaeological remains show that the city was populated even during the Palaeolithic Period. However, the modern history of Novi Sad is associated with 1687, when the Habsburg monarchy took control of the city and its vicinity. It is during this time that Petrovaradin Fortress was constructed and its primary use was to protect in case of Turkish invasion. Fun fact(s): The city is known as “Serbian Athens” thanks to its rich cultural heritage, but also as the “Gibraltar of the Danube” thanks to the impressive Petrovaradin...Read More
Author: Zorica Loncar
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