Top Historical Places in Novi Sad

Are you looking to explore the history of Novi Sad through the ages? There are a number of historical destinations in Novi Sad including the time-honored buildings, monuments, palaces, and parks where you can learn about the glorious past of Novi Sad. The presence of these historical sites and museums will take you on a walk through Novi Sad ‘s rich history.
If you are willing to have an in-depth historical information about Novi Sad, we recommend that you take a wonderful guided tour to cover the major historical attractions. Also, check the opening and closing time for each so that you can organize your time. Make sure that you go through the complete list of historical places in Novi Sad for a great trip!

Let's witness the history of Novi Sad with these top historical places - monuments and landmarks:

  1. Danube Park

    Tags: Park, Walking Area, Statue, Picnic Spot

    Also known as Dunavski Park, it’s the most beautiful park in Novi Sad. With about 250 species of plants and a sprawling area of 33,000sqmt the park is an abode of greenery. It’s adorned with ponds and little islets with lots of fishes and swans, walkways decorated with English Oak and other trees like Japanese quince, white and red cornel, juniper and various other species. The park...Read more
  2. The Clock

    Tags: View Point, Tower, Fort, Military Area

    The Clock tower is actually a part of the Petrovaradin Fortress which is located on the right bank of river Danube. The largest military fort in Europe, extends for about 110 hectares and is known for its intricate network of underground tunnels. The Clock tower is on the terrace of the fort and is known for its peculiar design. The hands of the Clock are reversed in size. The big needle shows ...Read more
  3. Monument To The Victims Of The Raid

    Tags: Walking Area, Historical Site, Monument

    A simple statue but for a profound meaning. The monument was erected in the memory of the raid that happened in January 1942. About 4000 people including Serbs, Jews and gypsies were rounded from the homes, business places, even weddings and were executed by the Hungarian Nazis. In 1992 a statue in their memory by the famous sculptor John Soldatovic on the same spot were the one of the most hei...Read more
  4. Muzej Vojvodine

    Tags: Museum, Educational Site, Historical Site, Exhibition

    A museum that chronicles the entire history of the place right from the Palaeolithic times Musej Vojvodine has a great deal of information to take a look at. A 3000sqmt building with about 400,000 items and exhibits it indeed has a rich variety. The historical exhibition houses items from the olden times while the educational exhibition houses works of many famous writers like Jovan Rajic, Miha...Read more
  5. The Gallery Of Matica Srpska

    Tags: Art Gallery, Observatory, Memorial, Monastery

    A place where lines and colours come together to create art, The Gallery of Matica Srpska houses some of the most exquisite paintings and drawings. Starting from the 17th century, every floor is divided as per the year in which the artwork was done. Apart from paintings there are woodcarvings and engravings from the 17th& 18th century. There’s also a brilliant collection of murals and...Read more
  6. Novi Sad City Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Art Gallery, Museum, Archaeological Site

    Located on the banks of river Danube and adjacent to Petrovaradin fortress, this museum represents the grandness of the entire city in a nut shell. It has various departments spread in the nearby vicinity like archaeology, cultural history, economic, political and social history of the place, ethnology, restoration all of which give a comprehensive overview of the place. Along with furniture an...Read more
  7. Town Hall

    Tags: Statue, Tower, Architecture , Heritage Building

    The Town Hall is on the west side of Liberty square and was built in 1895 by an architect named George Molnar. Its architecture is distinctively neo baroque and is the administrative seat of the municipality of Novi Sad. The striking features are the 16 figures that stand in the facade, made by an artist Julie Annika which symbolizes the various activities of humans. The hall also has a tall to...Read more
  8. Cathedral Of St. Mary

    Tags: Church, Religious Site, View Point, Historical Site

    The Cathedral of St. Mary also known as ‘The Name of Mary Church” is located on the eastern side of Liberty square. The church is a symbol of perseverance as it was destroyed thrice and rebuilt later. The final structure as it stands now was built in 1894 by architect George Molnar. Its signature 72 foot tall bell tower was finished back then. The architecture is baroque styled with...Read more
  9. Trg Slobode

    Tags: Hotel, Food And Drinks, Square, Cathedral

    One of the most important centres in the town, Liberty square is a place where all celebration happens. The Square was built in 18th century and was adorned with other important buildings on its side by the subsequent years. Within the square, the Town hall is on the West, St. Mary’s Cathedral is on the east, hotel Vojvodina to its Southwest and Serbian National Theatre to its Northwest. ...Read more