Category: Around Pirot

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Midžor peak on Stara mountain

Mižor peak on Stara (Old) mountain Midžor is located in south east Serbia. It is one of highest peaks of Serbia (2169m) and highest peak of Stara mountain (Old mountain). The mountain, and the peak also is a border point of Serbia and Bulgaria. So you can be in both...

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Stara Mountain and Sarlah

Stara mountain Stara mountain is also near Pirot. Midžor is the highest peak of Stara mountain. Midžor perak is on 2169 meters above sea level. And it represents the border between Serbia and Bulgaria. From the top Midžor, when the weather is nice, you can see half of Serbia. It...

kaldrma, main street in Dimitrovgrad, cobble street, Caribrod, street

Dimitrovgrad

Dimitrovgrad is one of towns in Pirots county, in southeast Serbia. It is on the border with Bulgaria. It is the most southern municipality of Serbia. Today name is honoring Bulgarian president Georgi Dimitrov, and that changed in 1951. And before that it was Caribrod. Traces of first people date...

town Knjazevac from above

Knjaževac

Name Knjaževac dates form 1859. And town got it after Knjaz Miloš Obrenović, Serbian ruler. Before that Otoman rulers called it Gurgusovac. River Timok runs true it. Distance from Niš is about 60km, from Zaječar 40. It is in Zaječar county, in east Serbia. History of Knjaževac First traces of...

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Zavoj Lake

Zavoj Lake its beautiful artificial lake near Pirot, in southeast Serbia you should visit. February 25, 1963. a huge landslide from the sunny side of the Stara Planina mountain rushed into the valley. Zavoj lake today In that way Visočica River was dammed a river creating a natural earth dam....

Church in Zvonacka spa, nature, ethno, Village church in Zvonce Pirot

Zvonačka Spa

Zvonačka Spa is located near village Zvonce. In Babušnica town, in Pirot county. About 50km from it.  Zvonačka Spa Zvonačka Spa is located near village Zvonce. In Babušnica town, also in Pirot county and about 50km from it. It is pearl of nature of this region of Europe. Because before...

poganovski manastir, pirot, Serbian monastery, Poganovo monastery St John Theologian

Poganovo, Sukovo Monastery and Cave church

Around Pirot Around Pirot is great nature. Must see are Stara mountain as one of natures pearls in Europe, resort Temac on Temšica river, Poganovo resort and monastery (1395) with same name, Zavojsko lake and church St. John the Theologian from 14th century. It it located about 25km from Pirot....

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