• Zdravo is a common greeting in Serbian. We present to you some interesting information about Serbia.

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    Serbian is the standardized variety of the Serbo-Croatian language mainly used by Serbs. It is the official and national language of Serbia, one of the three official languages of Bosnia and Herzegovina, and co-official in Montenegro and Kosovo.

    Here we will talk about some interesting facts about the Serbian language and Serbia,

    The Serbian language is being written in 2 scripts Cyrillic and Latin, and it has 2 standard pronunciations: Ekavian and Ijekavian.

    There is a river in Serbia that is 365 meters long, thus it is called Year.

    Hospitality is something that characterizes Serbian people. They are all warm, kind, and have a good sense of humor.

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    If you want to meet more locals and have great nightlife, head to Belgrade, the city has the best nightlife in the world along with great nightclubs. The most famous ones are on the River Sava where you can party all night long. it's like a club on the river which is pretty unique.

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    Serbs love to celebrate, to get the insight of their festivities you should take part in their festivals such as EXIT Festival, the grandest four-day Music Festival in Serbia; Lovefest, the largest Cultural Festival for Music, Art, And Urban Culture; Festival Roštiljijada, Serbian Meat Fest; Belgrade Beer Fest, the biggest Beer Festival in Serbia; Sabor Trubaca U Guci, International Trumpet Festival; International Nišville Festival, Annual Jazz Event; Belgrade Dance Festival.

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    Just like the festivals, there are many incredible attractions are waiting in Serbia to be discovered, adored, and photographed by travelers. Some top-notch places are Kalemegdan, the most romantic spot of the Belgrade, capital of Serbia; House on the Drina, a living embodiment of architectural intimacy near the Drina River; Studenica Monastery, one of the greatest examples of Serbian medieval architecture; Subotica City Hall, the best example of Art Nouveau architecture in Serbia; Uvac Canyon, Đavolja Varoš, Sremski Karlovci, Golubac Fortress, Drvengrad, Petrovaradin Fortress, Šargan Eight, Gamzigrad, Sremski Karlovci.

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    One of the vital elements of Serbian culture is food. Sitting down to a meal is one of the greatest pleasures in life for the Serbs. Here are some of the dishes, that make a Serbian kitchen complete with its aroma, Sarma, stuffed grape leaves; Karadjordjeva Šnicla, breaded meat; Prebranac, bean soup; Ćevapi, mixed meat ‘sausage’-style fingers; Pljeskavica, a grilled dish consisting of a spiced meat patty; Riblja Čorba, a spicy soup; Đuveč, a combination of meat and vegetables; Mućkalica, a stew made of barbecued meat and vegetables; Burek, Punjena Paprika, Čvarci, Ajvar. To add some sweetness to this authenticity, Serbs have some great desserts like Gibanica, cheese pie; Slatko, Vasina Torta, Reform Torta, Knedle. One of the favorite drinks of the Serbs is Rakia, a unique alcohol drink made from fruit, especially Shljivovica which is made from Plum.

    Hope you like it, if you know any other fascinating facts about Serbia, let us all know!

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