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... post at Cegar hill had been taken the battle and explosions resulted in 3,000 dead Serbs and at least twice that many dead Turks, he ordered that the heads of the Serb victims be collected, skinned, and that the skulls be built into the tower. The bodies of the Serbs were stuffed with cotton and sent to ...
... and bronze age implements.
Finally I wanted to visit the Orthodox Cathedral. It was a few streets over from the end of the pedestrian street.
From the outside it looks like ‘yeah, just another church’ but once you step in you are ...
... was built before the war as an army depot then used by the Nazis as a camp. Basically it was just a jail so no gas chambers or things that went on in other camps.
The first people arrested were political dissidents and activists, followed by Jews, and others. Men were on ...
... gunpowder store. This killed 4000 Serbs and 10,000 Turks
Then the Turks ordered the dead Serbs heads be decapitated, deskinned, and sent to Istanbul to show the Emperor. Then it was decided to build a tower with the heads to show Turkish authority and to deter any further uprisings.
It was deliberately placed ...
... like this. Later I tested the A/C and it was also a hot air blower so no worries about getting cold and sick at nights again.
Now I wanted to get some food and appreciate the town. It was more relaxed and touristy than Belgrade, similar to how Novi Sad had been. I'd passed by some grilled meat places so I decided to go there.