Serbia, a country of future, situated in the heart of the Balkans, is worth visiting again like it had been before the conflict of 1990. At the crossroads between the Slavonic civilization and Central Europe, Serbia represents a palette of traditions and cultures unique in Europe. No less than 26 nationalities each of them preserving its customs and its folklore, but also four great religions are present here. That gives numerous and variously coloured traditional feasts as well as the music and dances surrounding you. With its mountains with the greenish prairies, its multiple water currents cutting their wedged in valleys and the beautiful mountains, Serbia is offering a large fan of sport and tourist activities. Kayak, skiing, rafting, trekking, speleology are among the most developed.
Less distant than Spain, but partly unknown, Serbia has been hiding a historical and architectural heritage encountering just rarely. Many Roman sites had been flourishing throughout ages. you will find medieval fortresses everywhere along the roads and will be astonished by an extreme variety of architectural styles: Serbian, Hungarian, Austrian, Ottoman. But especially the unbelievable density of the orthodox monasteries disseminated throughout the country and are, each for itself wealth of architectural creation and pictorial invention will finish winning you.
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Fun facts about Serbia
Those raspberries you are eating are from Serbia
Serbia is the largest raspberry exporter worldwide, producing 25% of the total
All those Roman emperors are from Serbia
18 Roman emperors were born on the territory of modern day Serbia. The most famous of them was definetely Constantine the Great, Roman emperor who declared Christianity as official religion.
Know about vampires?
The only Serbian word that is accepted and used across the world is “vampire”.
Serbia, home of great scientists
Serbs gave to the world some of the most respecting scientists ever: Nikola Tesla, Mihajlo Pupin and Milutin Milankovic.
Belgrade is one of the oldest cities in Europe, with excavations confirming that the settlements continuously existed here for at least 7000 years.