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Petrovaradin Castle (Петроварадинска тврђава)

Petrovaradin Castle



Location: Novi Sad  Map

Construction: 1692- 1776





Description of Petrovaradin Castle

Petrovaradin Castle is situated in the town of Novi Sad in Vojvodina region of Serbia.  Petrovaradin Castle was constructed in 1692- 1776 by duke Charles Eugène de Croÿ on site that was continuously inhabited by humans since Paleolithic period (19,000 to 15,000 BC). Constructed at the time of gun powder and massive cannons, you will not see any tall mountains and impressive walls. Much of the castle uses the earthworks of the hill to defend the military garrison inside. Underground tunnels served its defenders for supply and living quarters.