ARCHAEOLOGICAL SITE: SIRMIUM
The Roman imperial palace of ancient Sirmium is only one of many cultural monuments that should not be missed in modern Sremska Mitrovica. This soulful city on the Sava river will surely charm you with its remarkable history, unique atmosphere, delicious local food and the captivating flora and fauna in the nearby Zasavica Nature Reserve.
Sremska Mitrovica, a city with a long and remarkable history, located along one of the most beautiful embankments of the Sava River in northwest Serbia.
Evidence of the long continuity of urban life in Sremska Mitrovica can be found and seen throughout the city. The local Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments in Sremska Mitrovica has 215 immovable cultural goods in its jurisdiction, of which 154 are categorized as cultural goods of exceptional importance.
The Museum of Srem exhibits rare artifacts, especially those from the period of the Roman Empire, and is one of the most significant institutions of its kind in Serbia.
Take a walk across the longest pedestrian river bridge in both Serbia and the Balkans. The panoramic view from the bridge provides a perfect insight into various cultural and historical layers of the city, today characterized by the Baroque towers of two Orthodox and one Roman Catholic church.
The City Park is, for sure, a favorite gathering place for the residents of Sremska Mitrovica. This charming English style urban garden, with the fountain in the shape of a stone flower in its center, is an ideal place to experience the city vibes. A variety of important public institutions and cultural monuments are situated around the park, making them easy to find and visit.
The nearby Zasavica Special Nature Reserve allows visitors to step into the preserved landscapes of floodplain meadows and marsh forests and experience a large number of bird species and other animals.
Where to sleep and eat
The city offers accommodation in several different categories.
Hotel Srem has a capacity of 25 beds, with double and triple rooms and suites, and is equipped to a high standard. The hotel complex has the 120 seats Congress Hall, ideal for organizing seminars and symposiums of various types. The restaurant complex, with a capacity of 270 seats, is located over three floors. The summer garden is on two levels and has a capacity of 300 seats.
Within the city itself and its surroundings, many restaurants serve traditional dishes from the area, as well as with those that complement their menu with other national cuisines. Restaurants situated on the banks of the Sava river serve fresh fish and a variety of fish specialties.
The trend of ethno houses and rural tourist households is increasingly developing. They are known for their authentic countryside setting, preservation of folk customs and traditional cuisine. This, together with an ever warm reception, provides a pleasant homely atmosphere. Salaš Isailovi is an authentic village household that has opened its door to visitors and guests, presenting Srem through the ages in a beautifully traditional way. Salaš Isailovi has three comfortably furnished rooms, each with a double bed. Book early and expect an unforgettable experience.
HOW TO REACH SREMSKA MITROVICA
From Belgrade via the only double track railway in Serbia; from Novi Sad, capital of the Vojvodina province (60 km)
From Belgrade via the E-70 highway (75 km); from the Republic of Croatia (border is about 40 km away) via Ilok Route 314 (42km).
Address: Svetog Dimitrija 10