Petrovaradin Fortress, Novi Sad Postcard

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Petrovaradin Fortress, Novi Sad

Petrovaradin Fortress, Novi Sad, Serbia

This fort. complex has been built throughout 17th and 18th centuries on Danube river,in order to protect the borders of Austria from the Ottomans. It was the largest complex of that kind in former Austro-Hungarian Monarchy. Between the walls of the fortress there's a small baroque city of Petrovaradin, today part of Novi Sad. It is also known among European youth to be the home to the biggest music festival in this part of the continent, famous EXIT festival.

Photo by neron