Visit Emperor Constantine’s birthplace Nis and one of the nominees for the New World’s Wonders of Nature – Devil’s Town!
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Nis Fortress, Nis, Central SerbiaThe tour leads to the most popular destinations of the Southern Serbia. First of them, Nis city, once known as Naisus, is famous as a birthplace of the first Christian Roman Emperor, Constantine the Great. You will explore Nis fortress, a cultural and historical monument located on the Nišava River bank, protected by law in May 1948 and declared a cultural site of great importance. Duration: 45 minutesStop At: Skull Tower, Nis, Central SerbiaWhile visiting Skull tower, you will learn about The First Serbian uprising against Ottomans in 19th century and its victims. The history lesson continues at a concentration camp from World War II, one of the few fully preserved fascist camps in Europe. Even today, it provides authentic testimony to the perils of the Serbian, Roms, and Jewish population, communists, numerous supporters of the liberation movement and partisans, who were incarcerated here during the German occupation of Serbia (1941-1945). Duration: 1 hourStop At: Davolja Varos, Prolom, Central SerbiaFinally, you will discover The Devil’s Town (Djavolja Varos) - one of the New Seven Wonders of Nature nominees.This natural monument is comprised of two natural and rare in the world phenomena: the soil figures (specific forms of relief) and two springs of extremely acid water with high mineralization. These two rare phenomena are together observed as the “Devil’s Town”, and are a remarkable wonders of nature. It features 202 exotic formations described as earth pyramids or “towers”, as the locals refer to them. The peculiarity of these wonders of nature is complemented by the natural surroundings, almost mystical, and in the wider area picturesque and tame. The remains of a settlement, the old church and a few interesting mining groves, only add to the uniqueness of this place.Duration: 1 hour