Discover Serbian culture virtually
DISCOVER SERBIAN CULTURE VIRTUALLY
As the pandemic forced travelers to stay home, virtual reality quickly became a way to explore the world. Thanks to ever-evolving technology, people are now able to experience different cultures in 360 degrees and enjoy virtual and interactive tours of museums, cultural sites, galleries, and much more. Continue reading if you want to find out how to virtually visit Serbia and discover its rich cultural heritage. Naturally, we have chosen only a few cultural goods in our beautiful country, nonetheless, we hope this post will encourage you to explore Serbia further.
Gallery of Matica Srpska
You can virtually explore one of the largest and oldest galleries in Serbia – the Gallery of Matica Srpska. It was founded in 1847 in Pest (Hungary) and then moved to Novi Sad in 1864. A virtual walk through the permanent exhibition of the Matica Srpska Gallery allows visitors to experience the Serbian art of the XVIII, XIX, and XX centuries. About fifty of the most significant works are currently available to anyone who wants to get acquainted with Serbian art from these three centuries.
A virtual tour of one of the oldest monasteries in Serbia will certainly provide valuable insight into the ancient Serbian culture. Studenica Monastery was founded in the 12th century, and it is one of the most important Serbian monasteries from the Medieval period, an extremely significant spiritual, cultural, and historic landmark of Serbia. It is also included on the UNESCO list of world heritage sites. Beautifully made, this virtual tour contains lots of information about Serbian history and culture and a short video explaining the architecture of the Monastery. Make sure to check it out!
Another online exhibit worth watching is the tour of the Smederevo Fortress. Smederevo was the capital of Serbia from 1428 to 1459. The fortification started in 1428. During these three decades, the medieval town of Smederevo was a political, cultural, economic, and commercial center of Serbia. Nowadays, the Fortress continues to be a reminder of those times and tells the story of the 15th-century Serbian struggles.
Virtual Tours of Serbian Museums
A few Serbian museums offer free virtual tours for online visitors. Belgrade National Museum offers online exhibitions to everyone interested in Serbian history and art. The National Museum of Pančevo also opened its doors to online visitors. Check their websites to explore grand exhibitions and learn more about Serbian culture, history, and art.
The internet is an endless source for exploring Serbia (and other cultures), so do not be afraid to dive in and learn more about our beautiful country and its culture. And make sure to check out our earlier blog posts and contact Study in Serbia via email, Facebook, and Instagram if you have questions regarding studying in Serbia. We are happy to help!