Zemun area

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Zemun area 2017-08-05T13:53:55+00:00


Duration: around 2 hours (on foot)

Zemun is a very old settlement which dates from the ancient times. During the roman rule the name was Taurunum and in the 12th century was known as Zemlen. In the 15th century it was part of the Serbian Duchy under Djuradj Brankovic. 1521-1717 under the ottoman rule and then until 1918 part of the Austrian-Hungarian Monarchy.

Big development started during the Austrian-turkish wars from the end of the 17th century. The city was an important center for the economy, agriculture, artisans, traffic, especially shipping. Thanks to this economic boom many nice buildings were built, defensive bastions, churches, as well as civil houses, in some of them can be found stylish furniture and artistic works.

Some of the sights that we are going to see: Aviation Square, Primary School “Svetozar Miletic”, Zemun Gymnasium, City Park, Church of Holy Virgin, Gardos Tower, Church of St Nicholas, Capitan House, Old Custom House, Zemun Market, City Hall….