Serbia:Historical and industrial heritage
The pedestrian zone of Kragujevac represents the Old Town with buildings built in the late 19th and early 20th centuries in the Art Nouveau style. The street leads to the historic center of the city, the place where the modern Serbian state was created, after centuries of Ottoman rule. Then we go to the Prince’s Arsenal – the complex of the Military Technical Institute, one of the rarely preserved architectural units of industrial construction in Southeastern Europe. Visiting the site of the former court. During Kragujevac capital period from 1818 to 1841, all the most important institutions of the state of Serbia were founded here: the First High School “Gimnazija” and Theater, Regent’s House, New Church. Nowadays these spots present the cultural landmarks and squares and streets where young people meet and enjoy summer eves. The route ends with visit to the memorial park, large park complex with the monuments and the museum dedicated to victims of the WWII.