If you are currently in Zemun, you can spend the next day in Zrenjanin which is a 1-hour drive away!
A youthful, cosmopolitan city on northern Serbia’s Vojdovina Plains, Zrenjanin leaves you most likely that it’s a local capital. Investigating the extravagant downtown area, you’ll be satisfied with the fact that it is so natural to get about.
During the 1980s a large part of the old quarter was pedestrianized, so you can go time permitting and get spotless perspectives on the enormous milestones. One of the vehicle-less conduits is King Alexander Street there’s a long queue of bistro patios loaning it a friendly, open environment. Opportunity Square is where you’ll spend a lot of your excursions, taking in the postcard sights like the palatial City Hall, and making up for lost time with Zrenjanin’s muddled history at the National Museum.
Opportunity Square (Trg Slobode)
Your touring trip in Zrenjanin ought to start at the focal square where a considerable lot of the city’s enormous milestones encompass a major court. The City Hall, City Library, Cathedral, National Theater, and old Stock Exchange (Finansijska Palata) are here.
The last structure is an amazing Neoclassical corridor presently lodging the National Museum.
What’s more, on a dull marble plinth in the focal point of the square is a horseback sculpture of Peter I King of Serbia, and afterward all of Yugoslavia after the First World War.
Toward the beginning of the 1800s, a fire demolished a large portion of old Bečkerek, and the fine City Hall (Gradska Kuća) came to life. It’s Zrenjanin’s most unmistakable structure and has been an image for the city for very nearly 200 years. In 1887 new wings were added, and this is the point at which the yard was likewise moved toward a recreation area.
The City Hall’s inside is amazing and the remarkable component is on the flight of stairs where there are stained glass windows with figures addressing Justice, Wisdom, and Power.
Church of St John of Nepomuk
Likewise Freedom Square is the seat of the area-wide Catholic Zrenjanin bishopric. This building is generally where the city’s mosque used to be in Ottoman times before the town was taken by the Austrians in 1718. A congregation was fabricated immediately, yet following a century it had begun to fall, so this Neo-Romanesque substitution was raised in 1868 and has serious areas of strength for a flavor.
The great stained glass windows are from 1907, while the rich inside improvement was crafted by the Tyrolean craftsman Josef Goigner.
The house of prayer’s fortune however is the organ made in the studios of the Austrian expert organ-producer Carl Leopold Wegenstein, in the Romanian city of Timișoara.
Ulica Kralja Aleksandra
Since the Ottomans pulled out from Zrenjanin in 1716 this road off Freedom Square has been someplace to feast, carry on with work and get together. Pretty much every structure has an intriguing piece of random data joined to it. The polished Benceova Kuća is Art Nouveau and dates to 1906 when it turned into the city’s most memorable retail chain.
Another that knocks some people’s socks off is Kuća Kamenoresca Tunera Teodosija, which sticks out for its Moorish Revival style and is prominently known as “Scheherazade”. There are outside tables for bistros and eateries up and down this wide road, inverse constant motorcade shops in attractive structures.
Zrenjanin’s honor-winning gallery was initiated in 1906 and illuminates the prehistoric studies, ethnography, craftsmanship, and regular history of the Banat area.
The archeological displays have 8,400 years of history for you to peruse: There’s a Bronze Age entombment, skeleton included, too Neolithic instruments and earthenware production, gems, and weapons from various periods up to the medieval times.
The assortment of artistic work is referred to as one of the most extravagant in Vojdovina, there are various plant and creature examples, lastly, you can figure out how homes, both well-off and unassuming, transformed from the eighteenth to the twentieth century.
Church of the Assumption (Upenska Crkva)
The fire that took out a large portion of Zrenjanin in 1807 saved this congregation, which was finished in 1746 and is a Serbian “Social Monument of Great Importance”. In the High Baroque style, it has blind semi-round specialties and pilasters under a pinnacle with a luxurious dark bud vault. One of the most convincing subtleties in all Orthodox holy places is iconostasis.
This one was gathered by the neighborhood originator Georgije Popović, while the icones, portraying episodes from the New and Old Testaments were completed by the superior Academic painter Aleksandar Sekulić in 1924.
The recreation area on the patio of the City Hall is open in summer and resembles a mystery garden in the Zrenjanin.
Everything dates to when the expansions were made to the structure in 1887, and the City Hall’s exterior loans this space a genuine feeling of gravitas.
The recreation area has painstakingly manicured yards, flowerbeds, and a structure where artists and theater bunches perform on summer nights. There’s likewise a bistro, a nineteenth-century wellspring as a stork, different models, and a wall painting of the old Bečkerek fortification
Church of the Holy Presentation (Crkva Svetog Vavedenja)
In 1777 Gradnulica was an autonomous settlement from Bečkerek, and this exquisite Baroque church was its principal spot of love.
The congregation is a couple of moments by walking from Freedom Square and warrants the walk. It was based on top of a cloister that was a part of Hilandar at Mount Athos in Greece, which is a foundation of Serbian strict and common culture.
The sanctuary on the south side of the congregation contains the relics of the Hilandar priest Prepodobni Rafailo Banatski and is a journey site for Serbian Orthodox admirers. The symbols in the luxuriously cut iconostasis were painted during the 1810s and you could possibly unravel the scriptural scenes in the foundations.
Perhaps the most striking sight in Zrenjanin is the Neo-Romanesque Courthouse on Kej 2 Oktobra a couple of steps from the City Hall. This is best seen from a quayside close to a lake where the Begej River used to be before its course was changed during the 1980s.
The Courthouse was done in 1908 and its wonder and size let you know all you really want to be familiar with Zrenjanin’s status in the Austro – Hungarian Empire. Presently the Courthouse is the authoritative structure for northern Serbia’s Central Banat District.
Public Theater Toša Jovanović
Zrenjanin’s performance center is named for a feted nineteenth-century stage entertainer and is in a masterful Baroque lobby that returns to 1836. This makes it the most established venue working in Serbia, and it’s found where Bečkerek’s (the old name for Zrenjanin) post used to be. The theater was established in 1946 and is notable for its more modest manikin theater, which organized its most memorable shows 10 years after the fact.
The occupant group of puppeteers is the most brightened in the nation, putting on 250 shows every year and making normal global visits to the Netherlands, Greece, Hungary, Bulgaria, Romania, and Austria.
Present day Art Gallery (Savremena Galerija)
One more of the attractions on Freedom Square, Savremena Galerija was the main exhibition committed explicitly to present-day workmanship in Yugoslavia.
The display has been putting on shows beginning around 1962 and occurred after a workmanship settlement jumped up in the close by town of Ečka in 1956. From that point forward the display has developed a broad save of Serbian artistic creations, models, drawings, and prints.
There are likewise various pieces by the numerous unfamiliar craftsmen who have decided to paint in Ečka. The display’s most expected occasion is its International Aquarelle Biennial, facilitating an extraordinary presentation, prize service, and studios.
On Freedom Square, this is to a greater degree a milestone to respect from an external perspective, in spite of the fact that you can go in assuming you might want to see more. It’s an impressive structure from 1882 and has a veneer painted pink and earthenware.
The library moved here in 1967, while The structure’s unique job was as the base camp of Bečkerek’s most memorable paper. There are in excess of 150,000 titles in the library’s assortment, and, in the event that you’re unfaltering by the language boundary, has a schedule of scholarly nights every year.
Outside Zrenjanin out and about south of Belgrade is Serbia’s biggest wetland site, a mosaic of lakes, bogs, and forest. This has been safeguarded starting around 1955 and is a living space for provinces of herons and cormorants.
Large numbers of the recreation area’s bird species, similar to the more noteworthy white-fronted goose, pass by in December and January, and in mid-winter, the swamps overflow with such countless birds that the water won’t ever freeze. Indeed, essentially that is what they say! On the shores, intriguing pendulate oaks, antiquated willows, and orchids make up a portion of the 500 plant species.
In summer fishing and paddling are on the plan, and you can go on an excursion on board the Carska Lađa visit boat. The Carska Bara park likewise has a little guest community at the entry with a scaled-down zoo.
Brew Days Festival
A far-reaching fair toward the finish of August, Beer Days is one of the biggest occasions of its sort in Serbia and an effective method for interfacing with Zrenjanin’s way of life and customs. The brew is the star at the celebration and slows down in the focal point of Zrenjanin pour beyond 20 distinct sorts, which you can attempt with exemplary Serbian bites.
There’s significantly more going on, similar to improvised exhibitions by people groups playing tamburicas, a worldwide old stories celebration, games, and stage performances around evening time.
One of the more surprising traditions is a cooking contest for nearby fish soup, which is made in cauldrons looming over wood fires.
On the north shore of Carska Bara, Ečka is a beautiful town in a green, low-lying open country. We’ve referenced the craftsmanship state that landed on Ečka to paint Carska Bara’s water, vegetation, and massive skies.