This is a huge fortress situated right in the middle of the city. It covers an area of 22 hectares and is located at the serene banks of the Nisava River. It is one of the most significant and well-preserved monuments in the Balkans. The walls are about 8m high. The blocks are evenly shaped. A large moat encircles the structure. In the past, it was filled by river water, whenever the need arose. The Turkish architecture is prominent. Throughout its history, the fortress has been brought down and rebuilt several times. But its essence has not been lost.
- The four Large Gates
- Bali-Beg mosque from the 16th century
- A Turkish Bath that was built in the 15th century
- Restaurants and cafes
- Stone Artifacts
- Music and Film Festivals
Nis Fortress Travel Tips
- Carry water bottles with you. The walk inside is long and tiring.
How to Reach Nis Fortress
- Bus Station: Jadranska
- Hire a taxi
- Ask the locals for directions.
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95% of people who visit Nis include Nis Fortress in their plan
09 AM - 10 AM
72.5% of people start their Nis Fortress visit around 09 AM - 10 AM
People usually take around 2 Hrs to see Nis Fortress
91.3% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Nis Fortress