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Beogradska, Petrovaradin 21131

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  • July 6, 2022 12:22 am local time

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According to one legend, the name Petrovaradin is derived from several words - "Petra" in Latin means rock, "var" is in a Hungarian city, and "din" in Turkish faith, from which Petrovaradin is derived, "city on rock solid as faith". Many fortresses in Europe have been built in a similar way, though Petrovaradin is the largest, extending over 110 hectares and it is preserved. It was proclaimed as a historical monument, protected by the state of Serbia and given for civilian use.
For tourists there are a lot of interesting things to see: the Museum and Archives of Novi Sad, hotels and restaurants, ateliers and galleries of fine artists, the Academy of Arts, the Astronomical Observatory, the Planetarium and many other facilities.
The most popular part of the Fortress of Petrovaradin is the Clock Tower located on the Ludwig Bastion, on which the hands are placed unusually: a small hand shows minutes and a large one clock. This unusual clock is made so that people, and above all boaters, from a great distance, can see what time it is.
During the summer the festival "Exit" is held at the fortress. The largest and most visited music festival in Southeastern Europe has been held at the Petrovaradin Fortress for more than a decade and gathering lovers of quality sound from the country and the world. Exit festival has become a symbol of Serbia, good fun, socializing and enjoying...

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