Kragujevac (Serbian Cyrillic: Крагујевац, pronounced [krǎɡujeʋat͡s] ) is the fourth largest city in Serbia, the administrative centre of Šumadija District. It is situated on the banks of the Lepenica River. According to the official results of the 2011 census, the city has a population of 179,417 inhabitants. Kragujevac was the first capital of modern Serbia (1818–39); the first constitution in the Balkans was proclaimed in the city in 1835. Further on, the first full-fledged university in the newly independent Serbia was founded in 1838, preceded by the first grammar school, printworks (both in 1833), professional National theatre (1835) and the Military academy (1837). The city was the site of a massacre by the Nazis, in which 2,778 Serb men and boys were murdered. Contemporary Kragujevac is known for its munitions (Zastava Arms) and automobile industry (Fiat Automobili Srbija). Kragujevac is an important university center. University of Kragujevac was established on 21 May 1976, from departments of the University of Belgrade Faculty of Mechanical Engineering and Faculty of Economics, which began to work in late 1960s. The University of Kragujevac consists of twelve faculties - six faculties are located in Kragujevac, while the other six faculties are located in Čačak, Kraljevo, Jagodina, Užice and Vrnjačka Banja. It also has two scientific research institutes: the Institute for Field Crops in Kragujevac and Fruit and Grape Research Institute in Čačak.Wikipedia
Planning a vacation to Kragujevac in Serbia? This vacation planner will provide you with all the essential information you need. A gripping city on its own right, Nis also deserves a visit. Attractions in Nis include The Belgrade Fortress, Skadarlija, St. Sava Temple. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Nis Constantine The Great Airport Terminal. Popular vacation packages of Kragujevac are of 1-2 days.
Get, set and plan a journey with this amazing travel planner for Kragujevac that shall leave you with plenty of memories at the end of your trip.
Kragujevac Trip Planner
Plan your customized day by day trip plan for Kragujevac. Choose from various experinces categories as adventure, romantic and family and kids friendly for your trip using using Kragujevac trip planner.