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Short info - Paraćin

Paraćin is a city and a municipality in Pomoravlje District at the banks of the river Crnica, which flows through the center of the town. It has a surface of 542km2 and a population of 26,000


First settlements in the area of Paraćin are mentioned in a charter of Prince Lazar, from the 14th century. Because of the fertile land in the valley of the Velika Morava, this area was suitable for living, so that numerous cultures have left their traces here. Archeological sites confirm that this area was inhabited in the younger Stone Age, in the Bronze Age and in Iron Age, but also in the Roman period and in the Middle Age. Before the WWII the city had a textile factory, and today the most famous industry facilities are glass factory and candy factory Paraćinka .



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  • Petrus 0km
  • Petrus

    Hotel is located in the city center, only 2km far from the highway, on the Crnica river. Hotel Petrus in Paracin has 50 rooms and 2 suites.

  • Jagodina 17.5km
  • Jagodina

    It is situated in the center of Jagodina town what is very attractive for both business people and tourists. It started to work in 1979. Hotel "Jagodina" sa dve zvezdice smešten je u strogom centru Jagodine, delo je arhitekte Miloša Konstantinovića, dobitnika nagrade za najbolje ostvarenje u Srbiji u toku 1979.godine. Hotel "Jagodina" raspolaže sa 156 soba, 3 apartmana i 1 rezidenciju sa ukupno 320 kreveta. Hotel poseduje tri restorana, kafanu, 1 tv salon i polsastičarnicu sa ukupno 170 sedista, kongresny salu sa 300 mesta, dve letnje bašte, bazen dimenzije 25 x 11,5 metara, i disko klub sa 120 mesta. Garaža hotela "Jagodina" može da primi 10 putnickih vozila. Posebnu atrakciju predstavlja restoran "Šarena kafana" koja ima 80 mesta i koja podseća na život i rad Đure Jakšića za vreme njegovog boravka u Jagodini, zatim "Restoran kafana" koja ima 400 mesta i "Ćuran salu" koja ima 200 mesta. Veoma impresiovno deluje i kongresna sala sa 300 mesta, a u hotelu postoji i prodavnica suvenira, pića, cigareta i ćasopisa. Agencija 226 - 582 Fax Recepcija 226 - 144 Direktor 226 - 142 Slavke Đurđević B/B 35000 JAGODINA Hotel "Jagodina" je otvoren septembra 1979.g. Osnivač "DP PALAS"


  • Grza 16.8km
  • Grza

    The river Grza becomes of two rivers - Ivanštice and Male Cestobrodica. They are connected near the tunnel on the way Paraćin - Zaječar and the resulting river Grza.

  • Zapadna Morava (West Morava) 18.1km
  • Zapadna Morava (West Morava)

    The Velika Morava (Great Morava) is formed by the confluence of Zapadna Morava (West Morava) and Južna Morava (South Morava), at Stalać.


  • The Church of the Holy Trinity 0.5km
  • The Church of the Holy Trinity

    The Church of the Holy Trinity in town Paraćin is situated on the lefer bank of the river Crnica in the town centre. The interior of the church contains baroque elements.

  • The Church of St Peter and St Paul 17.8km
  • The Church of St Peter and St Paul

    The Church of St Peter and Paul was built in 1889 according to the design of Svetozar Ivačković. It has elegant proportion and its ground plan is in a form of an inscribed cross with five domes and free bell-tower.

  • The Church of the Holy Archangel 21km
  • The Church of the Holy Archangel

    The temple of Holy Archangel is situated in Stalać, and it has certain characteristics of churches from Holy Mountain. It had wooden pillars planted into stone beds and a porch that served as a protection for the walls.


  • The Monastery of the Holy Virgin Shroud 1.9km
  • The Monastery of the Holy Virgin Shroud

    One of the natural oasis rich with vegetation and fresh air, and according to the tradition healing waters is situated on the right from the highway on the Baba Mountain.

  • The Monastery of St Petka 3.1km
  • The Monastery of St Petka

    On the left side of the road toward Zaječar, on 10 km from Paraćin toward Zaječar, at the Izvor after which it got its name, there is a temple dedicated to St Petka.

  • The Monastery of the Beheading of St John 11.1km
  • The Monastery of the Beheading of St John

    In village Zabrega near Paraćin, on the north from Petrus fortification, on the left bank of the Crnica river, are situated ruins of the medieval monastery complex with church of the Beheading of the St John.

  • The Monastery Namasija 11.6km
  • The Monastery Namasija

    The remains of the well-known monastery Namasija complex are located several hundred meters above Zabrega village on the left bank of Crnica river.

  • The Monastery Ravanica 11.7km
  • The Monastery Ravanica

    The monastery is foundation of Prince Lazar. It is also his mausoleum. The architecture of the monastery Ravanica represents basis for a new Morava School of serbian medieval building.

  • The Sisojevac Monastery 16.8km
  • The Sisojevac Monastery

    The church is dedicated to the Holy Transfiguration. It is situated in the vicinity of the tourist location Sisevac.

  • The Monastery of St Lucas 23.1km
  • The Monastery of St Lucas

    The moanstery of St Lucas is situated in village Bošnjane, in municipality Varvarin, it is 190 km far away from Belgrade.

  • The Monastery Mrzenica 23.6km
  • The Monastery Mrzenica

    Monastery Mrzenica is some ten kilometers away from Kruševac. There are no many data on this monastery.


  • The Monument of the Killed Soldiers of NOB (National Liberation War) 0.6km
  • The Monument of the Killed Soldiers of NOB (National Liberation War)

    On the concrete pedestal is placed figure of a fighter casted in bronze and the author is academic sculptor Petar Pavaličini.

  • The Monument – The Fountain of Freedom 0.6km
  • The Monument – The Fountain of Freedom

    It is situated in front of the building of the Paraćin municipality. The fountain is the symbol of brotherhood and unity of Yugoslav people.

  • The Monument to Steva Clerk 0.8km
  • The Monument to Steva Clerk

    The monument dedicated to Steva Clerk is situated near Paraćin, on Karađorđe’s Hill. In the vicinity of Paraćin was deadly wounded a commander of Turkish imperial army Hafiz-Pasha.

  • The Monument dedicated to Jovan Kursula 16.3km
  • The Monument dedicated to Jovan Kursula

    In town Varvarin is situated monument dedicated to Jova Kursula. Jova Kursula was a famous serbian officer who participated in Cer and Drina battles.


  • The Todor’s tower 21.1km
  • The Todor’s tower

    On its territory, Stalać keeps a late medieval fortification from 14th century that protected the roads to the former capital city Kruševac.

Archaelogical sites

  • The Archeological Site Petrus 10.6km
  • The Archeological Site Petrus

    The remains of the medieval town Petrus are located in vicinity of Popovac, fortified on the right bank of the river Crnica...

  • The Archeological Site Stublina 12.5km
  • The Archeological Site Stublina

    The material proves that on the site were present several phases of Vinča group and that it is undoubtedly rich finding.


  • The Homeland Museum 0.7km
  • The Homeland Museum

    The Homeland museum is famous for the prehistoric collection “Archeology of Neolithic time” dating from 6000 BC until the modern age, and the most famous…

  • The Museum of Horeum Margi 8.2km
  • The Museum of Horeum Margi

    It was opened in 1954. The museum was full of items from every period of human society development.

  • The Museum of Wax Figures 16.5km
  • The Museum of Wax Figures

    The Museum of Wax Figures was opened in 2008. It is one of the six museums in Europe, and the first one in Serbia with the characters from the national history, from St Sava to the former president Koštunica and basketball player Divac.

  • The Homeland Museum 17.3km
  • The Homeland Museum

    In 1954, by the decision of People’s committee, the Homeland Museum was founded, in order to collects museum items.

  • The Museum of the Naïve Art 17.8km
  • The Museum of the Naïve Art

    This is the first museum institution for the naïve art in Serbia, founded in 1960. The MNMU collection in Jagodina is is considered as one of the most important collections of naïve art in the world.

  • The Museum of Coal Mining 18.4km
  • The Museum of Coal Mining

    The Museum of Coal Mining is some 20 km away from Despotovac. It has an interesting and informative concept and exhibition.

  • The Model Park 24.7km
  • The Model Park

    The Model Park is a unique touristic offer, not only of the area but the whole Serbia. They are crafted in the scale of 1:17 in relation to the real objects.


  • Belicki kej 17.3km
  • Belicki kej

    Belički kej Restaurant is located next to the river Belice. Cherishes the tradition of the finest quality food for 15 years long .


  • Colosseum 17.6km
  • Colosseum

    Colloseum is place where you can start your day adventure with the best coffee offer in town, all kinds of alcoholic and soft drinks, all kinds of love and kindness, providing a all-day pleasure whenever you want.

Rural households

  • Morava Garden 12.8km
  • Morava Garden

    On the bank of the Morava River is a beautiful garden Morava Garden. In the heart of the Morava, near the town of Jagodina, 3 km away from the cities, is the village Končarevo.


  • Zoo in Jagodina - Zoo Tiger 16.3km
  • Zoo in Jagodina - Zoo Tiger

    It is founded on July 10th 2006. andstretches on 2.5 hectares. Polite guides await the visitors at the entrance and take them on tours.

Picnic places

  • Djurdjevo Hill 16.1km
  • Djurdjevo Hill

    Arclijski Potok on Djurdjevo Hill is located on the southern outskirts of Jagodina and is a favorite resort of people from that area.

Hunting and fishing

  • Hunting ground Ravanica 13.1km
  • Hunting ground Ravanica

    Hunting ground Ravanica covers an area of 28.788 hectares of cultivated native species of wild animals: wild boar, roe deer, hare and grey partridge.