" A majority Muslim city " Novi Pazar by McCoq

Novi Pazar Travel Guide: 25 reviews and 47 photos

Located in south Serbia, near Kosovo, sit among low hills where river Raska has it confluence with the Ljudska.
If you arrbe here from the north you will notice how different it seems from simlar-sized towns you could have seen before in Serbia. Out of Kosovo, it has the most pronunced Muslim atmosphere in the country. But here people is not albanian, they are Serbs who converted to Islam centuries ago. It is not just the visible backdrop of mosques, tea houses and narrow bazaar streets (Novi Pazar means New Bazaar) that define this islamic character, is also the way they carry out their daily life
In some ways this is one of the most interesting towns in Serbia.

Facade of the Hammam (Turkish Baths)

Is the only map of the town I have found. If you have a good vision and if you understand Cyrillic alphabet, maybe this map will be helpfull for you.
To see the map bigger visit http://www.novi-pazar.org/

  • Last visit to Novi Pazar: Aug 2005
  • Intro Updated Sep 6, 2005
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  • leand's Profile Photo
    May 18, 2012 at 7:21 AM

    Thanks for all the info , we are travelling there next month , with our kids , lea (argentina )

  • zlatiq's Profile Photo
    Jun 29, 2006 at 9:29 PM

    your tips made me laugh! i think i'll wait some time before visiting Serbia

  • SanguiniA's Profile Photo
    Mar 1, 2006 at 11:58 AM

    Wonderful page ... I especially liked the photos and the great insight on the culture.

  • andrea.d's Profile Photo
    Oct 1, 2005 at 5:22 PM

    Great page! I've never been in Novi Pazar and it seems to me like a whole different world comparing to the rest of Serbia!

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