Sightseeing tour of Topola and Oplenac – St George Church, King Peter’s house, Vineyard keeper’s house and The crypt.
Topola is town and municipality situated in northern part of Sumadija region in central Serbia. It is famous for a hill named Oplenac where is located the mausoleum of dynasty Karadjordjevic and St. George’s church, church of authentic beauty and refined appearance built as a temple for the royal family Karadjordjevic. Prince Aleksandar Karadjordjevic sow here first vineyards, and King Peter I Karadjordjevic started building of the church, mausoleum and whole historical memorial complex which later became Foundation of royal family Karadjordjevic on Oplenac. Today Royal Mausoleum Complex consists of the Mausoleum, St. George’s Church, vineyards and the royal wine cellars, museum ( wine keeper’s house), the House of King Peter, the vast park, the Villa of King Alexander I Karadjordjevic, the Villa of Queen Maria, the Karadjordje hotel, dormitory, and his monument and the church of the Mother of God known as Karadjordje’s church. In the hotel there is a permanent exhibition of Vozd Karadjordje’s personal belongings and authentic weapon from First Serbian Uprising, including the Karadjordje’s original cannon named “Aberdar”.
Topola and Oplenac surroundings have always been known as a quality vine-growing and wine-producing region. Suitable moderate continental climate influenced the local population to grow vine and to produce delicious and high quality wines. The most important are King’s vineyards from which the finest sort of wines are produced.
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||License local guide
|| Wine tasting