Sitting on a hill above the Danube River, Petrovaradin Fortress features centuries-old monuments, numerous museums and entertainment venues, and hosts internationally known festivals. Although the present-day fortress was built between 1692 and 1780, 21st-century archeological excavations show traces of Paleolithic civilizations living at the site some 20,000 years ago. Walk around the fortress to see these remains and numerous medieval structures. You can also reserve a guided tour of the underground tunnels that total 16 km (10 mi) in length. Grab a drink at one of the cafes and snap photos of the wide, open views across the river, enjoying a panoramic view of Novi Sad. You'll do a lot of walking, so wear comfortable shoes. Note that access to the fortress requires climbing a lot of steps, which might be difficult for people with mobility issues. Arrange your visit to Petrovaradin Fortress and discover more family-friendly attractions in Novi Sad using our Novi Sad trip planner .
Petrovaradin Fortress Reviews
I love fortresses and was looking forward to seeing my 3rd Serbian fortress on my trip around the country (Belgrade and Smedererov) but this was by far the most disappointing. It looks great from the ... more »
Worth a visit just for the views across the Danube to the city centre . Warning though , there are 214 steps to climb that are not even . more »
A gorgeous sight to behold with lots of space for long walks. A piece of history with it's own story and unique beauty. Great during the summer and the Exit festival with plenty of food and entertainment to go around.
It's amazing how everything is clean, green having in mind that only one month ago it was music festival "Exit". Beautiful views of the city with great restaurants.
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