Vranje

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Vranje is a city in Southern Serbia, 70 km from Leskovac. In the last century has become known as industrial city based on traditional handicrafts. In written documents, first was mentioned in 1093. year. The Turks ravaged it several times and finally took over in 1455th year.

Today, the town has saved a lot of monuments from the Ottoman period. Among the major highlights is the Old Hamam, situated in the old part of town. Significant cultural and historical monument in Vranje is "Pasin's quarters", which represent one of the Balkan’s most beautiful examples of architecture in South Serbia. In the city center is a cathedral that stands out by its size and has the characteristics of temples built by the Turkish authorities.

The higher part of town, once inhabited by the Turks, now belongs to the Gypsies and gives him a strange look. As a special attraction of Vranje, stands out gender house the famous Serbian writer, Bora Stankovic, in whose honor every year is held an event in Vranje – Bora’s theater days. The specificity of Vranje are brass orchestras, several of which won prizes at the council festival of brass bands.

We invite you to visit Vranje for its unusual combination of styles embedded in traditional spirit in this southern region of Serbia.

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