Published on November 26th, 2012 | by Serbia.com
Culture of Serbia: Unique richness
Being a country on the crossroads of the Balkans, Serbia has preserved its identity and authenticity through culture and its creations.
Culture has always been an integral part of Serbian national identity, and it is only through culture it managed to exist and prevail in certain difficult times. On the crossroads of the main roads in the Balkans, Serbia built an exceptionally rich cultural heritage. Among the remains of ancient civilizations there are traces of people who lived here 40,000 years ago, traces of Romans and medieval fortresses.
Numerous medieval monasteries and churches that exude spiritual tranquility are the largest cultural treasure of our country. Their walls are decorated with some of the most beautiful world frescoes. These frescoes depict not only the lives of saints but also the history of events in our region. Some of these monuments were put on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites List.
From the Miroslav Gospel and the White Angel fresco of the Mileševa monastery, to Ivo Andrić and Emir Kusturica, Serbia is the land of rich culture and heritage. We’re inviting you to visit us and discover why cultural monuments in Serbia will leave you breathless. It is easy to fall in love with their uniqueness and beauty, so we guarantee that you won’t stay indifferent.