The city which endures and lasts
is a city which has built-in 23 centuries of existance in its
foundations, the city of rich cultural inheritance, towards
which time was not so much in favour. Having been demolished
and burnt, erected anew from ashes, built and add-built, the
city, nowadays, has mostly preserved medieval monuments.
White Curch od Karan from 13th century and the The Fortress
of Užice from 14th century are sturdy witnesses of the past
epoches. Other material traces from far away past, which counts
millennia, are kept in the National Museum in Užice, having
in its collection more than 35.000 exhibits.
the region of Užice, the first traces of Serbian printing originated
almost five centuries ago and representes in the first Serbian
printed book "The Rujan Quadripartite Gospel".
through the past, gifted Užice with many drinking fountains,
chiseled in stone and bridged The River Djetinja at many places,
thus making Užice - the city of bridges.
traces of the past, tradition and culture Užice treasures in
an ethnological park, The Museum Old Village (Staro selo) in
is the city in which culture and spirit of the old and eternal
are deeply in heart, however, at the same time Užice is a modern
city, well formed in the architectural sense.
city has the population of almost 90.000 inhabitants, secondary
and higher schools, The Faculty for Pedagogical Education. The
Theatre, existing for more than half a century, galleries which
gather academic painters and sculptors, who convey their dreams
and reality into paintings and sculptures.
is also a host of international fine arts happenings, The Biennal
in Graphics "Dry Point" and The International Colony
of Fine Art Ceramics "Zlakusa" which is significant
for a unique union of the tradition, lasting for more than 1.000
years and modern trends in the contemporary world ceramics.
is one of the 10 cities which has entered the Cultural Map of
city which lies on The River Djetinja is also the city reknown
for products of copper and aluminium, hard metal, for famous
smoked ham of Užice (užička pršuta), juniper brandy (klekovača)
and cream (kajmak).
is all of that. The city which endures and lasts.