Attractions

Top Choice Fortress in Novi Sad

Petrovaradin Citadel

Towering over the river on a 40m-high volcanic slab, this mighty citadel is aptly nicknamed 'Gibraltar on the Danube'. Constructed with slave labour between 1692 and 1780, its dungeons have held notable prisoners in…
Top Choice Museum in Novi Sad

Gallery of Matica Srpska

First established in Pest (part of modern Budapest) in 1826 and moved to Novi Sad in 1864, this is one of Serbia's most important and long-standing cultural institutions. It's not a mere gallery, but rather a nation…
Area in Novi Sad

Chinese Quarter

Novi Sad's up-and-coming creative district is a ramshackle jumble of cobbled alleys, boat workshops, rehearsal garages, alternative clubs and secret kafane (cafes) hiding behind mounds of rubbish and sprawling veget…
Beach in Novi Sad

Štrand

One of Europe's best by-the-Danube beaches, this 700m-long stretch morphs into a city of its own come summertime, with bars, stalls and all manner of recreational diversions attracting thousands of sun- and fun-seek…
Square in Novi Sad

Trg Slobode

The stage for cultural events and a popular meeting point for the locals, ‘Freedom Square’ is flanked by two gorgeous buildings: the neo-Renaissance City Hall on one side and the neo-Gothic Roman Catholic Church of …
Island in Novi Sad

Ribarsko Ostrvo

This small but exceedingly pleasant 'island' (it's technically a peninsula) is a wonderful spot for a Danube-side picnic or lazy stroll. More restaurants, hotels and splavovi (river-barge nightclubs) are opening all…
Gallery in Novi Sad

Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina

Next door to the Museum of Vojvodina, this is the city's premier collection of Serbian (particularly Vojvodinian) and international contemporary art from the second half of the 20th and early 21st century, ranging f…
Church in Novi Sad

Church of the Name of Mary

Called simply ‘the Cathedral’ by the locals, the 1895 Church of the Name of Mary on Trg Slobode is the largest Roman Catholic church in Novi Sad. Built in neo-Gothic style, it boasts stained-glass windows and a 72m-…
Synagogue in Novi Sad

Synagogue

The 1909 Synagogue of Novi Sad, designed by Hungarian architect Lipot Baumhorn, was built as the fifth one on the same location to serve the city’s once large Jewish community, and is nowadays used as a concert hall…
Park in Novi Sad

Dunavski Park

Close to the bank of the Danube and the Varadin Bridge, Dunavski Park makes a perfect stop on the way to the Petrovaradin Citadel. With lovely shaped meadows, spots of flowers and a pond full of ducks and swans, it'…