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The city of Zaječar

The city of Zaječar is very rich in cultural and historical monuments. Certainly the greatest monument in the region is the archaeological site Felix Romuliana, from the period of Roman Emperor Gaius Galerius Valerius Maximianus. It covers an area of 6.5 hectares (16 acres) and is surrounded by defensive walls with 20 towers. The fortification defended the imperial palace with temples, halls, peristyles and atriums, public baths, floor mosaics, marble panelling, sculptures. Felix Romuliana was inscribed into the World Heritage List of UNSECO in July 2007.

The Suvodol monastery, which is related to Prince Lazar Hrebeljanović of Serbia, is in the vicinity of Zaječar. Of the cultural and artistic facilities and events stand out the Theatre Zoran Radmilović, that bears the name of one of the greatest Serbian actors and a native of Zaječar, as well as Gitarijada (Guitar festival), the event that fosters rock sound and brings together renowned musicians each August.

The main natural resource at the disposal of the municipality of Zaječar is the Gamzigradska spa complex. The main feature of the Gamzigradska spa is an abundance of thermal-mineral waters – there are five sources of water whose temperature varies in the range from 32.4 °C (90.32 °F) to 42 °C (107.6 °F), in addition to which a source of drinking water with the temperature of 17 °C (62,6 °F) is also present in the spa. Thermal mineral water of the spa have largely been researched and tested, and their healing effect has been proven in the treatment of various ailments.

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