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Fetislam fortress near Kladovo Eastern Serbia

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Ancient Ottoman or Turkish name for town Kladovo was Fetislam. This fortress was built for keeping peace and protection of their borders in that time. Name was given after Turkish words Feht-ul-islam, which means gates of peace, or protector of faith. Also it’s purpose was to be foundation camp for expanding Ottoman Empire further. It […]

Diana fortress in eastern Serbia

Diana fortress near Kladovo Serbia

Diana fortress story dates from time of Roman Emperor Traian in first century. Firstly it was conquered and ruined in 5th century. After that it was rebuilt. It took it’s final shape in VI century, before Slav tribes invading. It was finally destroyed in sixth century. Till than it’s purpose was defending that part of […]

Golubac fortress Serbia

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Golubac fortress in east Serbia is one of most fascinating fortresses on Danube. As Djerdap gorge, this castle is also near town Golubac. This area represent western border of National park Djerdap. Castle Golubac, as it’s also known, is main tourist attraction and most famous location in this part of Serbia. Golubac fortress in Serbian […]