Novi Sad Travel
Welcome to City of Novi Sad
Novi Sad is the capital of the Serbian province Vojvodina, located in the Northern part of the country. It is the second largest city in Serbia with a population of 286,157. Located on the banks of the Danube and facing Fruska Gora Mountain, the city was originally formed by Serb merchants. The city has maintained a multi-cultural area with Serbs, Hungarians and Germans being the main ethnic groups and today is an industrial and financial center of Serbia.
Those interested in Novi Sad travel should know that the city is divided into three parts. Novi Sad Proper is located on the left bank of the Danube, while Sremska Kamenica is located on the right bank. Petrovaradin is also located on the right bank of the Danube as well. It's important to know that because most of the city was destroyed during the revolution of 1848-1849, the majority of the buildings are from the 19 th century when it was rebuilt. Though there are some old, small houses left, most are being replaced by modern buildings.
The number of tourists visiting Novi Sad increases each year. Many popular festivals, such as the EXIT music festival, Novi Sad Fair and the city's large agricultural show attract thousands of people from all over Europe. Many tourists are also flocking to the port near Varadin Bridge for river cruises up and down the Danube River.
Visitors to Novi Sad will find a variety of museums and galleries to visit, with the most popular being the Museum of Vojvodina. This museum holds the permanent collection of Serbian culture. The Gallery of Matica Srpska is also popular as it is the largest gallery in the city and The Gallery of Fine Arts – Gift Collection of Rajko Mamuzic and The Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection is one of the largest collections of Serbian art ranging from the 1900s to the 1970s.