Niš is one of the oldest towns in Serbia and maybe mostly famous as the place of birth of Constantine the Great, Roman Emperor. Niš is situated in southern Serbia, at the crossroad of West and Middle East; this is why it is called “East and West Gates”: throughout the centuries influence of various nations and cultures have being changing here ending in numerous cultural and historical monuments at the town’s territory and suburbs. As the result a walk around modern Niš – Niš Castle, antique settlement Mediana and Skull Tower Ćele kula – is a journey through centuries and vivid history of this town.
Niš is situated on the banks of the river Nišava, this is the third town in Serbia with the population of 250.000 people. Niš is quite popular among tourists, the town is connected with Belgrade by a highway that takes 2 hours of ride, airport “Constantine the Great” has flights from Niš to some European cities. There is a spa-resort close to Niš: Niška Banja where you can have a rest after long walks around the town. Every summer Niš turns into the capital of European jazz with its annual festival Nišville. During summer the town is full of tourists so don’t get surprised when hearing all the world’s languages during your walk around little street of Kazandžijsko sokače or antique Mediana: just enjoy the harmony and spirit of Europe.