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Bagdala, a hill over the city, a synonym for Krusevac, is a favourite promenade for lovers, a meeting point of young poets, sportsmen, and children. It is a green ambience with landscaped area suitable for walks and recreational sports. Translated from Turkish, the word “Bagdala” means magnificent view, while Bagdala represents a kind of panoramic views itself. Bagdala is also a place of a modern restaurant “Bagdala”, recently, a new playground called “Moja kravica” (My Little Cow), was installed, and a new and impressive church dedicated to St. John the Baptist.

Archaeological Park “Prince Lazar’s Town” is an archaeological site of the remains of an old medieval town built by Prince Lazar in 1371 as his capital and military fortification. The park encompasses:
The Lazarica Church which is a pearl of Morava Architecture School. It was built in 1376 in honour of the firstborn son of Prince Lazar and heir to the throne, Despot Stefan. The church is dedicated to Archdeacon Stefan, the saint protector of Nemanjic dynasty.

Donžon Tower was the main tower with defensive role and the last defence line in case the enemy penetrated the town.

Monument to Prince Lazar was unveiled on June 27, 1971 on the occasion of the celebration of “Six Centuries of Krusevac”.

The remains of Prince’s Castle, a civilian building which presumably served as a castle for Prince Lazar.

National Museum Krusevac was founded in 1951. The museum fund has approximately 22,000 artistic and historical artefacts, three-dimension objects, photographs, and documents. Materials are chronologically displayed, starting with the Prehistory Era to the 20th century accentuating the Prince Lazar and Despot Stefan period.

“Slobodiste” Memorial Park gained its final form in 1965 after the design of Bogdan Bogdanovic. It was built near the former prison building and a German camp from which one thousand soldiers and patriots were taken and shot executed during the WW2. It spreads over an area of 80 ha.  Plans for adaptation of forest area and construction of Art, Peace and Friendship Park are under way. The complex is a favourite place of many Krusevac people, town visitors, and tourists

 


Pioneers’ Park

The Pioneers Park in Krusevac also has a long standing history with its beginnings dating from the first half of the 19th century. Its place used to be uncultivated and abandoned field during the Turkish era. In 1931 many trees and flowers were planted, and circular spaces formed. It became the place of school recitals, manifestations, cultural programs, etc. After the WW2, a circular railway track called the Pioneer’s Train was installed, Pioneers’ House was built making it a place for bicycle races, but also a place for play and fun of children and young people. The Pioneers’ Park today stands for: complex designed in accordance with the criteria of “spirit of the times”, communal maintenance, good lighting, and landscaped area. Environmentally speaking, former “Pioneer” keeps the function of “the city’s lungs”. In the 2017 celebration of October 14th- the Liberation Day of Krusevac- the Pioneer’s Park gained its new looks. The park je was equipped with playground features, sports requisites, and the performance stage.

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Contact

Tourist Organization of the City of Krusevac

Majke Jugovica 3, 37000 Krusevac

+381 37 445 180

turizamkrusevac@mts.rs

Working hours:

Monday-Friday: 08:00-16:00

Contact TIC

Tourist Information Centre

Trg Kosovskih junaka br.6

+381 37 44 11 33

turizamkrusevac1@mts.rs

Working hours:

Monday-Friday: 08:00-20:00

Saturday: 09:00-15:00