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Smederevo Fortress

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Smederevo Fortress
  • Local name: Tvrđava
  • Location: Smederevo
  • Tags:
  • ID:000093657
directions
Location address:
11300 Smederevo
contact info
Company:
Tourist Organisation of Smederevo
Phone: +381 26 222 952

Smederevo Fortress is the last great creation of the Serbian military construction, and one of the largest fortifications in Europe. Fortress is of a triangular ground plan, surrounded by the powerful primary ramparts, with four towers towards the land side. It was built between 1428 and 1430 during the reign of Despot Djuradj Brankovic. Smederevo Fortress was declared a Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance in 1979, and is protected by the Republic of Serbia. Today it is a popular tourist site, and an exclusive venue for musical, theatrical and other cultural events.