Petrovaradin Treasurechest

On the right bank of the Danube Petrovaradin is situated. This gem of Baroque architecture gee was a suburban settle mend to the Petrovaradin Fortress, from 1692 to 1780. The Fortress, constructed according to the fortification system established by Marshal Vauban, covers an area of 112 ha, with a number of bastions and military barracks. Today, it is under civil authorities and legal protection as cultural monument, with a hotel (”Leopold I”), restaurants and a terrace offering appealing views. There is also the Novi Sad City Museum whose guides can take you through the underground military structures. In the Fortress, there is also one part of the Academy of Arts (University of Novi Sad), ”Atelje 61” Tapestry Workshop, and a number of art galleries, work shops and cafes. The famous Clock Tower dominates the Fortress, and today it is one of Novi Sad’s landmarks.