Nis is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Nis one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Nis is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Nis or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Nis. Explore the historical monuments of Nis with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Nis guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Nis page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Nis landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Nis.
#1 of 5 Historical Places in Nis | Added 2072 times in trip plans
ĐukeDinić, Niš, Serbia
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...
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БулевардрЗоранаЂинђића, Niš, Serbia | BulevardrZoranaĐinđi
a, Niš, Serbia
09:00 am - 08:00 pm
This is a tower composed of human skulls. In the beginning of the 19th century, the Serbian revolutionaries waged an uprising against the ruling Turks. But they ended up losing this battle of Cegar Hill. To send a message, The Turkish built a tower that contained the skulls of all the revolutionaries that were killed. 952 skulls were arranged in 15...
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Bulevar Cara Kostantina BB, Nis, Serbia
09:00 am - 04:00 pm
Medijana is an important archaeological ruin site. It is located in the eastern suburb of Nis. The site was a luxury village of its time. Remains of villas, baths, roads and granaries lead us to believe so. One can find a lot of Roman artefacts scattered around this place. A visit here will let you know a lot about people’s lifestyle in those...
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NikolePasica, 59, Nis, Serbia
10:00 am - 08:00 pm
This is an exhibition hall that tells the story of Nis. Through its exhibits it brings to light the history and culture of the region. The displays are arranged chronologically. The information panels are multi-lingual and detailed. Some of the exhibits date back to the Stone Age. If you are a history enthusiast, you will find this place to be inte...
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Near St. Sava Hall, Prijezdina, Nis, Serbia
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
This is one of the most important churches in the region. The construction of the church began in the year 1856, but it is in the year 0f 1878 that it was consecrated. It is a symbol of liberation from the Turks. The architecture is a mix of Byzantine, Islamic and Renaissance styles. In the year 2001, a fire accident burned the place down. It is th...