Full-day Nis and Serbian History Tour from Sofia

Tours & Sightseeing in Niš

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from$65.08
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Located only 163 kilometers from Sofia, Nis is a fantastic option to add a Serbian stamp in your passport, without checking out from your hotel in Bulgaria. Nis is the third largest city in Serbia and the birthplace of Constantine the Great, one of the most important emperors in the Roman history. Explore the intriguing history of former Yugoslavia, while having delicious authentic Serbian roshtil (grill) in the city, located on the both sides of Nisava river.
ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Medijana, Nis, Central SerbiaThis Roman estate exhibits the remains of a granary, craft centre, villas , thermae, and the remains of ancient villa with with rich mosaics. Most mosaics exhibit geometrical or floral motifs, while two mosaics presenting figures - the head of the Medusa and a semi-prostrate figure of a river deity (probably Neptune). The museum contains sculptures and portraits of Roman gods and goddesses, utensils for daily use (bowls, pitchers, lamps) and remnants of lead pipes used to provide healing hot water from the nearby Niska Banja (Nis Spa).Duration: 1 hourStop At: Skull Tower, Nis, Central SerbiaUpon our arrival in Niš we will first visit the famous Cele Kula (Skull Tower NIS) where you will learn about the atrocities of the Turks against the Serbs and you will see a unique in the world monument for the sacrifice of Serbian revolutionaries.Duration: 15 minutesStop At: Red Cross Nazi Concentration Camp, Nis, Central Serbia At 15:00h we will drive to Niš Concentration Camp - a small but very authentic concentration camp set by the Germans during World War 2 to imprison and kill Jews, Romas and other minorities. We leave back to Sofia around 16:00h and expect to arrive around 18:30h. Duration: 1 hour

What’s included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Driver/guide in English
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Entry/Admission - Medijana
  • Entry/Admission - Skull Tower
  • Entry/Admission - Red Cross Nazi Concentration Camp

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks
  • Lunch

Highlights

  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • Informative, friendly and professional guide
  • Flexibility to customize your itinerary to your own preferences
  • Hotel pickup included
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