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Traditional Old World Serbia

As a crafter, I am always intrigued by seeing the tools used in the past to provide for a families... read more

Reviewed September 16, 2018
marytriller
Great place for day visit

Nice place to visit and see what life was like in Serbian village or to enjoy lunch in one of the... read more

Reviewed September 2, 2018
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An open-air museum "Staro selo" (the Old Village) in Sirogojno portrays the traditional village architecture of the Zlatibor region. All facilities and household objects are authentic. In the museum workshops copies of museum exhibits are...more
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Reviewed September 16, 2018

As a crafter, I am always intrigued by seeing the tools used in the past to provide for a families basic needs: clothes, food, shelter, etc. and this attraction has it all. Well worth the drive from Zlatibor to show yourself and/or children what life...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 2, 2018 via mobile

Nice place to visit and see what life was like in Serbian village or to enjoy lunch in one of the restaurants.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank nadaj26
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

On our first day in Zlatibor we drove to Sirogojno and visited the "Staro Selo Sirogojno" an open air museum or "Ethno Village". It displays a set of traditional wooden buildings,including a bakery,a dairy and an inn,all in authentic form. This village was declared a...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 28, 2018 via mobile

A Very cute and nice place to stay. We stayed there for one night in a cute little cabin. There is not much luxury, but you don’t expect that in a place like this. We had a little kitchen and a fridge. It’s so peaceful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018 via mobile

Visited this place while on tour. We were lucky to have a pre ordered lunch which consisted of almost all the items on the menu. Best food in western Serbia! A brisk 20 minute tour of the ethno village was a novel experience. Good place...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed August 25, 2018

Very nice open air museum, not spoiled by any commercial modern details like you can find in other similar complexes. Entrance is cheap, it's educational, it's original like it was back then. They serve really nice homemade brandy and traditional domestic coffee in one of...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed August 19, 2018

The place is worth to visit if you are in Zlatibor. It is about 20 Km from Zlatibor, roads and signs are good, you can reach there without asking anyone for directions. Very good arranged, clean, wide, and you have place to eat. We ate...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed August 4, 2018 via mobile

I often think of the time we spent a Sirogojno, with our young son, back in 2009. Watching the hay being mown with scythes, sitting reading or drawing, by a fire, being around the beautiful vernacular rural buildings of the old Balkans, and eating the...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 3, 2018 via mobile

If you like to see very interesting open space museum on its original beautiful nature location, go for it. They have pub as well, which serve some typical food for this area. we liked it.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

It is situated over an hour drive away from Zlatibor. A lovely traditional wooden village situated in the middle of the forest, where you are surrounded by pure air. It is a lovely place to visit and take photos and also there is a cafe...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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Zlatibor is a wintersports centre. The mountains were nice in summer but check the weather before going by car and be prepared. I suppose that Sirogojno is closed in winter.
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This summer my wife and I will be doing a 3 month road trip with our own car across the Balkans, as part of one year traveling. We'll be visiting Serbia too. We'll be entering Serbia coming from Montenegro after visiting Durmitor NP. Our intended Serbia itinerary is as follows: Kamena Gora - Nova Varos/Uvac - Zlatibor/Sirogojno village - Mokra Gora/Drvengrad - Tara NP - Bajina Basta/house in Drina river - Kadinjaca Memorial - Ovcar-Kablar Gorge - Topola/Oplenac monastery - Belgrade - Novi...More
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I'd suggest Perm - Tyumen - Omsk - Cheyabinsk - Novosibirsk... Oh wait, you actually want *Serbia*? Well, we're used to being confused with a Russian province... :P Seriously, your itinerary looks reasonable, maybe slightly ambitious for five days, but entirely doable and with a fine selection of places to visit... You seem to have done the homework well (apart from the thread title). Generally, five days will be fine if you're the type of traveler that does not like (or has limited time)...More