Niš Tvrđava Fortress, the site of NIŠVILLE Jazz Festival was built in 1723, during the period of Turkish rule in Serbia. It is one of the most beautiful and the most preserved medieval fortresses. It was built on the foundations of Byzantine and Roman fortresses. Inside the Fortress are some of the old Niš monuments such as four Gates, Hamam - the Turkish Bath, the Arsenal, Turkish Mosque, King Milan Obrenović Monument,...
The Fortress is placed in the very centre of the town and is very close to four hotels, a hostel, a students' dormitory, tourist information centre, the main post office (including the internet café) and the central bus station.
Further details are available at Niš Tourism Info website - http://www.nistourism.org.yu/