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Amidža’s konak

Amidža’s konak is the only building still perserved from the complex of Miloš’s court, and it’s a part of the National Museum. It was named after the prince’s court administrator, Sima Milosavljević- Paštrmac, called Amidža (Uncle). Amidža’s konak was built in 1818 and it’s a representative of the Balkan – oriental style. Konak has served to accommodate the members of the prince’s guard, as well as for accepting princes from other districts and other prominent visitors during their arrival at the prince in Kragujevac.

Old (court’s) church

Old (court’s) church was built in 1818, on the place where once a cemetery was. Miloš Obrenović, its founder, didn’t spare the material resources. He hired the best builders. The church base is rectangular with semicircular choir spaces and altar apse. It is dedicated to the Descent of the Holy Spirit onto the disciples. The endowment of Milos Obrenovic was reconstructed a couple of times. In the year 1829. the church bells rang for the first time. The old church is the first metropolitan, cathedral and court church in the free Serbia. Almost all important decisions for Serbian people, constitutions and edicts, were proclaimed in its port. The Sretenje assembly was held there in 1835, and that’s when the First Serbian Constitution was passed. All of the parliamentary sessions till 1859, were held in the church’s port, and from that year in the New Town Hall building.

Old Assembly Building

The Old Assembly building is located next to the Old Church. The assembly building, which has been preserved to this day, was erected in 1859. The entire building is dominated by a spacious hall with pillars that was used for assembly sessions. Very important state decisions were made in that hall during the 19th century. In 1878, the provisions of the Berlin Treaty, which brought independence to Serbia and Montenegro, were read here.

Quarters of Prince Mihailo

The quarters of Prince Mihailo was built in 1860 at the request of Prince Mihailo Obrenović, within the palace complex of Prince Miloš, today’s Miloš’s venac. In this oriental complex, it stood out as one of the first European buildings, made according to the Austrian model. The inn has a high ground floor, first floor and attic and has a rectangular base. The influence of European architecture is marked by symmetry and reduced classicist ornamentation. At the end of the 19th century, it housed the Officers’ Home. Today, it houses the management of the National Museum and the museum library. By the decision of the Assembly of the Socialist Republic of Serbia, the building was declared a cultural monument of great importance in 1979 as an immovable cultural asset.

The Grammar school building

The Grammar school building is one of the most monumental school buildings erected in Serbia in the 19th century. It was built in 1887 and then the first Gymnasium in Serbia, founded in 1833, got its own building. On October 21, 1941, the Germans took a large number of students and professors out of her classrooms for execution. One of the classrooms was turned into a Memorial Classroom, dedicated to this tragic event.

Theater building

The Theater building was built in 1928, for the needs of the first theater in Serbia. At the invitation of Prince Miloš, in the fall of 1834, Joakim Vujić came to Kragujevac, who in 1835 founded the Knjaževsko Serbian Theater. The theater building was built between the two wars. There is a monument to Joakim Vujić in front of the building.

City Market Hall

The City market hall was built in 1828/29 as the most beautiful market hall in Serbia. It was designed by the famous architect Georgij Pavlović Kovaljevski. The building of the city market is an extremely valuable cultural-historical-architectural object located in the center of the Milošev venac complex, in which the foundations of the modern Serbian state have been laid. The Kragujevac city market was the first covered facility of its kind in the former Yugoslavia and is one of the first covered markets in Europe at the time. To date, the building has not changed its purpose. It has been declared a cultural and historical asset and is under the jurisdiction of the city’s Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments.

Monument to the fallen soldiers of Šumadija

The City market hall was built in 1828/29 as the most beautiful market hall in Serbia. It was designed by the famous architect Georgij Pavlović Kovaljevski. The building of the city market is an extremely valuable cultural-historical-architectural object located in the center of the Milošev venac complex, in which the foundations of the modern Serbian state have been laid. The Kragujevac city market was the first covered facility of its kind in the former Yugoslavia and is one of the first covered markets in Europe at the time. To date, the building has not changed its purpose. It has been declared a cultural and historical asset and is under the jurisdiction of the city’s Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments.

Old Foundry building

The building of the Old Foundry is one of the oldest industrial buildings in this area. When the Topolivnica was moved from Belgrade to Kragujevac in 1851, the construction of an industrial facility began. The current building of the Foundry is from the eighties of the 19th century and was built partly on the foundations of the former Topolivnica. It was built on the reputation of similar industrial facilities of this type in Germany and France. Today, it houses the Museum “Old Foundry”.