Welcome to City of Nis
Nis, Serbia is located on the Balkan Peninsula is considered to be an important crossroad between Central Europe and the Middle East. Nis (pronounced "Neesh") is surrounded by rivers and mountains, but also has an energetic feel due to the University of Nis being located there.
Nis is the third largest city in Serbia and has a population of about 255,295. The city is home to not only the university, but is also a center of the electronics industry in Serbia, as well mechanical engineering, the textile industry and the tobacco industry. The Constantine the Great Airport is international, although the flight options are limited. There are flights to and from Forli, Italy (near Bologna, Italy) and Montenegro. Flights to and from Montenegro can be used to connect with other European cities.
Sightseeing Of Nis
Nis travel is best during the summer, with the warmest month being July. Serbian winters can be harsh and very cold, so it's best to see the sights the city has to offer during the peak summer travel season. Nis is a city packed with historical sites worth visiting as well.
Mediana is the birthplace of Emperor Constantine the Great. It is located on the road Nis-Niska Banja (Spa) and features the remains of the imperial palace with luxury villas, Roman bathrooms and sacral objects. Constantine fully legalized Christianity in the Empire with the Edict of Milan in 313 and this action is now considered to be one of the major reasons that Christianity spread as a religion.
Other important Nis attractions include the Mausoleum of Count Alexei Kirillovich Vronsky (the lover of Anna Karenina), Niskja Banja (Nis Spa), Villa of the "Ill" Prince George, the Red Cross Concentration Camp (first Nazi camp constructed in 1941) and the Holocaust Memorial on Bubanj Hill.
As you can see, Nis travel is full of historically prevalent sights and is an excellent destination for those interested in history spanning several centuries.