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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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  • Simply amazing! Numerous ancient ruins inside the fortress and vast space. A beautiful park- a place to play with your children walk dogs, jogging, train rides, or just walking enjoying the sites. The...  more »
  • I just love places like this. Ideal for a walk, a vacation, a recreation, a party. The fort is located in the very center of the city. Certainly an unavoidable destination who comes to Nis and this neighborhood.
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  • Beautiful place, full of history. Great place for family walks, beautiful park where you can enjoy the nature, have a coffee, juice. You can see many remains from Roman and Turkish times.
  • Great historic place and one of the best preserved fortresses in the Balkans. Good place to take the children. This is the place were also many festivals are held like the jazz festival nisville and the film festival. Many cafes and restaurants there too.
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