What is Serbia Famous/Known For?
Serbia is known for many things including its culture, history, delicious cuisine, and nightlife. It is home to roughly 7 million inhabitants and it lies at the crossroads of Southeast and central Europe. Belgrade, the capital of Serbia is ranked among the largest and oldest cities in southeastern Europe. It is also an incredibly popular travel destination, which in itself can be considered one of the 10 things that make the country famous. Here are the rest. Serbia is popular for the quality of its Rakija (Brandy). The first national and one of the best spirit brands to be produced is Slivovitza. It is usually served in čokanjčić- a special shot glass. You shouldn’t miss having a shot of this strong alcoholic drink because it has a unique taste and smell. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Djoković is a bona fide citizen and sportsman of Serbia. He is currently ranked as the No 1 tennis player (Men singles) in the world. Novak Djoković had won a total of 10 Grand Slam titles and for 177 weeks, he has held the number one position in ATP rankings. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Pirot Kilim (Carpet)
Serbia has been engaged in rug weaving since the Middle Ages. Pirot city is one of the well-known places in the country to get beautiful weaved rugs. Pirot carpets are used for different purposes including floor covering (primary use), window shades, wall decorations, among others. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
“Whoever celebrates the Slava, him the Slava helps”- This is a popular saying in Serbia. The Slava is the anniversary of a family’s baptism into Christianity. This is an annual celebration of a family patron saint. They gather and give homage to the patron saint of their home that has protected and bless them all through the year. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The well-known inventor and scientist in the world, Nikola Tesla is a Serbian. The world owes a lot of inventions and scientific contributions to this great mind such as light bulbs, neon signs, X-rays, radios, wireless communication, etc. A museum was built in his name containing his journals, books, photographs, and drawings. You can visit the Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade, Serbia. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
A total number of 18 Roman Emperors were given birth to on the land that is now known as Serbia. The most popular Roman emperor among them was Constantine the Great. Christianity was declared as the official religion by him. Serbia also houses four roman capitals. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
This is a renowned festival in the world which started in 2000 as a social movement led by a student group. They fought for Serbian democracy and freedom. The EXIT festival is currently a world-class festival with a 4 days duration featuring various kinds of musical activities. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The country is famous for its delicious traditional meals. Some of the best-known foods in Serbia include komplet lepinja, Homolj Mountain Honey, Sauerkraut, and Ajvar. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The wooden or modern floating rafts or ‘Splavs’ are nightlife spots to enjoy folk and modern music and it’s most visited in the summer. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
The beautiful country of Serbia is the world’s largest exporter of raspberry. Nearly 95% of all the raspberries that are sold in the world come from Serbia.