Abstract:We'll visit the most interesting buildings in the Baroque Suburbs, two churches, and the fortress itself, both its above-ground and underground part.
Activities:Visit to the Church of St. George
Visit to the Church of St. Peter and Paul
Tour of underground secret passages of the fortress (the part open to public)
At the beginning of the tour, we'll visit a historic military hospital, one of the oldest in this part of Europe, still located in its original baroque edifice. Walking the alleys of the Lower Town, we arrive at the Orthodox church of Saint Peter and Paul and the nearby parkland.
Walking through the town high street, we'll learn about the birth house of the governor Josip Jelačić who came to be Croatian national hero, the seat of the “šajkaši“ river navy, and the old building in which the bridge toll for crossing the Danube was once charged.
Next, we arrive at the Roman Catholic Church of Saint George with its baroque altar and tombstones of the local nobles.
We'll climb up the 214 steps to the fortress plateau wherefrom we'll descend into its underground, where we'll spend about 45 minutes, discovering its secrets.
After enjoying the amazing panorama of Novi Sad, we'll stroll past the ateliers of the local artists. You'll learn the story about the history of the Fortress in a peaceful and quiet place.