Novi Sad attractions

Top Choice Fortress in Novi Sad

Petrovaradin Fortress

Towering over the river on a 40m-high volcanic slab, this mighty citadel, considered Europe's second-biggest fortress (and one of its best preserved), is aptly nicknamed 'Gibraltar on the Danube'. Constructed using …
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 nationa…
Top Choice 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…
Gallery in Novi Sad

Museum of Contemporary Art Vojvodina

Near to the Museum of Vojvodina's main building is this annexe. It is home to the city's premier collection of Serbian (particularly Vojvodinian) and international contemporary art from the second half of the 20th c…
Museum in Novi Sad

City Museum of Novi Sad

Within the Petrovaradin Fortress's walls, this city museum has worthwhile exhibitions on the citadel's history, military equipment and Novi Sad civic life between the 18th and 20th centuries (don't miss the gorgeous…
Museum in Novi Sad

Museum of Vojvodina

This worthwhile museum houses historical, archaeological and ethnological exhibits. The main building covers Vojvodinian history from Palaeolithic times to the late 19th century. Nearby, at building 37, which also h…
Gallery in Novi Sad

City Museum of Novi Sad – Foreign Art Collection

Once the private collection of famed Novi Sad mayor and physician Branko Ilić, this special part of the City Museum’s collection displays paintings by Western European artists alongside fine pieces of applied art, s…
Island in Novi Sad

Fisherman's Island

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

Gift Collection of Rajko Mamuzić

Located next to Trg Galerija, this collection is often overshadowed by the famous Gallery of Matica Srpska and the Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection. However, it has nearly 1000 works by more than 30 artists, hous…
Synagogue in Novi Sad

Synagogue

The 1909 Synagogue of Novi Sad, designed by Hungarian architect Lipót 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…