If you want to visit Zajecar, it is one of biggest cities of east Serbia. It is place of great traditional rock festival, for years now, and Zaječar’s Brewery. This famous rock music festival is called Zaječar guitar festival. Near it there are Grliško lake, Rgotsko lake and Sovinac (Sovinac lake). All three are artificial lakes. One spa is on territory of this municipality, Gamzigradska spa. Except thermomineral well in that spa, the is one more near Zaječar in Nikoličevo vilage, but it’s not tourist attraction. From the city of Niš Zaječar is 96km awaz. From capital Belgrade it’s 244km away.
History of Zajecar
It is very important city through history. Three Roman Emperors are born here. Galerius (293–311), Maximinus (305–312) and Licinius (308–324). Complex of today’s Gamzigrad- Felix Romuliana at the outskirts of Zaječar is foundation of Emperor Caius Valerius Galerius Maximianus. Dated in the late 3rd and early 4th century. Felix Romuliana was it’s name. Named after the Emperor’s mother Romula. Slavs conquered it in 7 century. Tribes living all around called Timočani, was under ruling of Bulgaria, Serbia and Hungary. After that period came Otoman era, in 15th century. Until liberation in 19th century it was in their hands. But with some short periods of repeated Serbian rule.
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Weather in City of Zaječar
If you are concerned about the weather in city of Zaječar, don’t be. You can see on the graph that is great and sunny during most of the year, and not so cold during winter days. So if you were thinking to go to rock festival in zaječar called Zaječarska gitarijada just go for it, and have fun!
In conclusion, Zaječar today is modern east Serbia city, with very rich history, from Roman era, and very rich modern Serbia history.