Petrovaradin Fortress
Petrovaradin Fortress
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Petrovaradin Fortress Serbian: Tvrđava Petrovaradin German: Festung Peterwardein Hungarian: Péterváradi vár Nicknamed: "Petrovaradinska tvrđava", "Đava", "Gibraltar on of the Danube", "Novi Sad Acropolis", "the last bastion of Christianity"... Petrovaradin Fortress is a fortress in the town of Petrovaradin, itself part of the City of Novi Sad, Serbia. It is located on the right bank of the Danube river. The cornerstone of the present-day southern part of the fortress was laid on 18 October 1692 by Charles Eugène de Croÿ. The fortress consists of five parts: 1. Upper Fortress - Heksagon 2. Lower fortress Suburbimum "Gradić", "Citadel", "Pentagon" with the Water City "Wasserstadt" 3. Island Fortress - Insel Shanze 4. Bridgehead - Brücke Shanze 5. Hornwerk What is behind her history is the biggest brand of Serbia is her underground, the famous Katakombe, actually a contram system consisting of about 1000 corridors, over 30 km, over 8 floors, over 27 floors and 4 lines of defense
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  • Kyriakos T
    Larnaca, Cyprus68 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Put your walking shoes on
    Walking up to the fortress, is one of those moments that climbing and walking is rewarding. Going all the way up isn't the easiest thing to do especially during a sunny day. But at the end the view is rewarding. You should all the way from one corner to the other in order to enjoy the river and the city from different angles.
    Visited August 2023
    Written 4 August 2023
  • semagora
    Canton of Aargau, Switzerland359 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    historic area, nice views
    Lovely view of the Danube River and an easy walk to the top. We enjoyed coffee at the café although the service was not too friendly. Neat boutiques facing the 5-star hotel, where I found beautiful handmade gifts to bring home. Pastel houses have been beautifully renovated on the main road. Take a bus directly from the main station, as it is quite a long walk to the bridge. The historical context during WW2 is a terrible one, it is commemorated in Budapest's largest synagogue photo exhibition.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 8 August 2023
  • Teele
    Tallinn, Estonia295 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Nice walking area
    We left our car just below the fortress after the bridge from Novi Sad. There seemed to be free parking. Entrance to the fortress is free. There is not much to do there, but there are a few nice places with beautiful views of the Danube river and the city of Novi Sad. The fort itself is actually huge and runs beyond this main area.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 17 August 2023
  • Kris_Toor
    Krakow, Poland187 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Perfect for sunsets
    Amazing place for evening walk. There are coffee places up there where you can grab a drink. The place has amazing views for the city and surrounding. Perfect for sunsets. Free of entry. Only to enter some places like clock tower you need to pay otherwise all free. Come with your camera and snap some shots.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 12 October 2023
  • JSTrip_77
    Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina1,299 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Stunning Fort Overlooking the Danube
    This fortress is enormous. There is a central area that is somewhat more restored but the ruins of the fort just keep extending and extending. It's really remarkable. The fortress overlooks the Danube (so recall that some of the best pictures of the fortress are from the bridge and from across the river.) But the clock tower and ramparts are stunning. There are some excellent restaurants and the wonderful Leopold 1 Hotel in the fortress itself - and a number of museums.
    Visited December 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 25 December 2023
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R H
Lesbos, Greece433 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Feb 2024 • Couples
Beautiful place thoroughly recommended with great views over the Danube plus cafes and art shops. Gorgeous. Well recommended.
Written 12 February 2024
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Hector D
The Netherlands10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jan 2024 • Family
Amazing castle next to river , here is the all history of Novi sad , take me hour thirty minutes to get around .Coffee stores and restaurants operate inside in the castle
Written 7 January 2024
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JSTrip_77
Sarajevo, Bosnia and Herzegovina1,299 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Dec 2023 • Family
This fortress is enormous. There is a central area that is somewhat more restored but the ruins of the fort just keep extending and extending. It's really remarkable. The fortress overlooks the Danube (so recall that some of the best pictures of the fortress are from the bridge and from across the river.) But the clock tower and ramparts are stunning. There are some excellent restaurants and the wonderful Leopold 1 Hotel in the fortress itself - and a number of museums.
Written 25 December 2023
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Ihar Beliauski
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates139 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Solo
Petrovaradin Fortress is a historical treasure overlooking the Danube, and what's even more remarkable is that entrance is free. The blend of rich history, stunning architecture, and panoramic views makes it a must-visit destination. The fact that this experience comes without an admission fee adds an extra layer of accessibility, making Petrovaradin Fortress an invaluable gem for both locals and visitors alike.
Written 23 December 2023
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Kris_Toor
Krakow, Poland187 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
Amazing place for evening walk. There are coffee places up there where you can grab a drink. The place has amazing views for the city and surrounding. Perfect for sunsets. Free of entry. Only to enter some places like clock tower you need to pay otherwise all free. Come with your camera and snap some shots.
Written 12 October 2023
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B T
London, UK1,216 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Sept 2023 • Solo
There is not much of a fort left, but you can walk around the area for free and see all the old rampart walls. It gives a good view over the river.
Written 1 October 2023
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Teele
Tallinn, Estonia295 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
We left our car just below the fortress after the bridge from Novi Sad. There seemed to be free parking. Entrance to the fortress is free. There is not much to do there, but there are a few nice places with beautiful views of the Danube river and the city of Novi Sad. The fort itself is actually huge and runs beyond this main area.
Written 17 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

semagora
Canton of Aargau, Switzerland359 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Couples
Lovely view of the Danube River and an easy walk to the top. We enjoyed coffee at the café although the service was not too friendly. Neat boutiques facing the 5-star hotel, where I found beautiful handmade gifts to bring home. Pastel houses have been beautifully renovated on the main road.
Take a bus directly from the main station, as it is quite a long walk to the bridge.
The historical context during WW2 is a terrible one, it is commemorated in Budapest's largest synagogue photo exhibition.
Written 8 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Kyriakos T
Larnaca, Cyprus68 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
Walking up to the fortress, is one of those moments that climbing and walking is rewarding. Going all the way up isn't the easiest thing to do especially during a sunny day. But at the end the view is rewarding. You should all the way from one corner to the other in order to enjoy the river and the city from different angles.
Written 4 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

cctheday225
Washington DC, DC19 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
take the time to explore and be sure to go through the tunnels! This is an amazing structure with a wide history. Easy to navigate with wonderful city views once there
Written 31 July 2023
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