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Nis Fortress

Nis, Serbia
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Ranked #2 of 7 attractions in Nis
Type: Historic Sites
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Moscow, Russia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014 NEW

If you want to relax or just lay in open air- you are welcome here. There were a lot of trains for children that were travelling around. If you like history here you will find a lot of such places to visit. and also you can touch them, climb.

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Stockholm, Sweden
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100 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Beautiful old fortress which has been rebuilt several times. There are remnants of old roman structures inside and a lovely park. The amphitheater is quite interesting and there are music festivals here at times.

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London, United Kingdom
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94 reviews 94 reviews
72 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

The fortress of Nis, gives an average viewing if to be compared with Belgrade Fortress. Here at Nis, the horticulture side of things are not well maintained i.e grass cutting, tree surgeon, plant maintenance. The greenery is the face of the fortress that cannot be ignored. A very good point though, is the history of the site which is scattered... More

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Montreal
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38 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2014

You are surrounded by history. This is outstanding place for learning about the past and feeling centuries passing around you. 500 Years under Turks, elements left in language, food, architecture, customs etc... Before them, Romans.... Nis as a center point for Romans,then fall in to Turkish hands. So much History. Must see in Nis. really must see. Next to a... More

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Budapest, Hungary
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110 reviews 110 reviews
29 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2014

Located just next to the river, it offers a nice opportunity to walk around, and explore historic finds from the area.

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Belgrade, Serbia
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6 reviews 6 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

There is a lovely park inside the fortress where you can relax or have a drink at one of the cafes near the main entrance.

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews 4 reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

Well preserved fortress in the heart of the city, big park with some cool bars. A visit to the "tvrđava" is worth.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Niš Fortress is a fortress in the city of Niš, Serbia. It is a complex and important cultural and historical monument. It rises on the right bank of the Nišava River, and is over two millennia old. Today its primary use is for relaxation and recreation since there are nice coffee shops and restaurants inside the fortress' walls. Also there... More

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Nis, Serbia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

The Fortress of Niš is a typical Turkish fortification on the outside, but the inside hides many interesting details. First of all, there is no admission fee, and it is open pretty much all day and night. The fortress contains plenty of nice cafes where you can have drinks, while it also has a unique restaurant that is housed in... More

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11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

big, beautiful fortress arranged to be a park and relaxation area. Looks similar to Kalemegdan in design. lot to explore. Pets allowed on leash.

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