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Vrsac

Country
Serbia
State
Pancevo
City
Vrsac
Type of Location
Multiple
About Location

Vrsac is a town and municipality located in Serbia. In 2002 the town's total population was 36,623, while Vršac municipality had 54,369 inhabitants. Vršac is located in the Banat region, in the Vojvodina province of Serbia. It is part of the South Banat District.
The name Vršac is of Serbian origin. It derived from the Slavic word vrh, meaning "summit".
In Serbian, the town is known as Vrsac, in Romanian as Varset, in Hungarian as Versec, in German as Werschetz, and in Turkish as Virsac.



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How to Reach

By train

There is only one train per day and it's route is: Belgrade - Bucharest with major stops in Vršac and Timişoara. It departs at 6PM every day to Timişoara and at 7AM to Belgrade. Pass control and customs are made at the train station in Vršac and usually last for about 20 minutes for the whole train to be checked. Ride duration is approximately more than 2 hours, the train going faster when on Romanian territory. Pass control and customs are made at Stamora-Moravita, Romania). The ticket in one direction from Vršac to Timisoara is 540 RSD.

By bus

From the main bus station nearly every hour you can find direct routes going from both Novi Sad and Belgrade. Ticket to Belgrade is about 600 RSD and to Novi Sad about 900 RSD. see for the bus schedule of the Stup company from Vršac.

By car

E-70 road connects Belgrade and Vršac. The road is in very good condition and the trip takes less than 2 hours.

Key places to visit
Vrsac Castle, Millennium Center, Mesic monastery, Središte monastery


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Places to Visit

Vrsac Castle

The Vrsac Castle formerly known as "Vrsac Tower" is a medieval fortress near Vrsac, Serbia. Only Donjon tower remained from the entire complex, but in 2009 reconstruction started that will recreate entire Vršac Castle.
Vrsac Castle was declared Monument of Culture of Great Importance in 1991, and it is protected by Republic of Serbia

Millennium Center

The Millennium Center is a multi-purpose indoor arena located in the city of Vrsac, Serbia. It is the home ground of basketball club KK Hemofarm and has a capacity of 5,000 spectators. The arena is also used for concerts and other live entertainment.

Mesic monastery

The Mesić Monastery is a Serb Orthodox monastery situated in the Banat region, in the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina. The monastery is situated near the village of Mesić, in the Vršac municipality. It was founded in 1225 by Arsenije Bogdanović of the Hilandar.
Mesić Monastery was declared Monument of Culture of Exceptional Importance in 1990, and it is protected by Republic of Serbia.

Središte monastery

The Središte Monastery is a Serb Orthodox monastery located in the Banat region, in the northern Serbian province of Vojvodina. The monastery is situated near the villages of Malo Središte and Veliko Središte, in the Vršac municipality

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