Coordinates: 45 ° 13′33.6 ″ N19 ° 27′0 ″ E
Distance from Backa Palanka: about 9 km
Neštin is a village in Serbia, in the municipality of Bačka Palanka, in the South Bačka District, although it is located in the territory of Srem. According to the 2011 census, there were 794 inhabitants. Srem village, Neštin, was first mentioned in a written Hungarian document in 1332. called Nest. The place is located on the right bank of the Danube, 10 km from Backa Palanka, which with numerous hills, backwaters and sandy beaches. The Orthodox Church was built in the Baroque style by masters Kosta and Nikola (1754-1756). dedication to the holy Wizards, Cosmas and Damian, which is also the glory of Neštin (July 14). The iconostasis was painted by Teodor Kračun in 1773. a top baroque painter. The Savić family house, built at the end of the 18th century, was covered with mud from wickerwork. In the traditional Serbian style, the roof is covered with reeds, steep. In the middle of the house is a large fireplace and on the side are two rooms. On three sides of the house, stretches, carved with beautiful ornaments, gonak (porch). In the meantime, it has been renovated and preserved. The village attracts passers-by and tourists due to its exceptional geographical position, on the Danube and on the slopes of Fruška gora, on the bicycle route and wine roads.
The Neštin part of the Danube is a well-known fishing ground for perch, catfish and carp, where the most important tributaries are the Neštin and Susek Danube, well-known carp hatcheries. Neštin is located on the Danube and Srem bicycle route, wine and culture roads of Serbia. The organizers are also the hosts of numerous events; "St. Trifun "," Sremusha Day "and others.
On the slopes of Fruška gora in Srem, on the right bank of the Danube, is Neštin. The village is known for viticulture and is interesting for lovers of hunting and fishing, cycling and all those hikers who like to enjoy nature.
SERBIAN ORTHODOX CHURCH
The Serbian Orthodox Church of the Holy Healers Cosmas and Damian from the 18th century is located in the settlement itself. The landmark of the church is the icon of the Most Holy Mother of God, the iconostasis of the church is the work of the greatest Serbian baroque painter Teodor Dimitrijević Kračun, and the church keeps many books and objects from the 18th century.
Every February 14, in the gate of the Orthodox Church in Neštin, St. Tryphon is celebrated as a manifestation of winegrowers, winemakers and fruit growers, organized by the Association of the same name.
SREM HOUSE OR HOUSE OF SAVIĆ
There is also an open-air museum in Neštin. It is about the Srem house or the Savić house, which is a unique example of the architecture of a typical Srem rural household from the 18th century. The foundations of the house are built of crushed stone, the walls are a combination of mud and wicker and the roof of the house is covered with reeds. The house has three levels: basement, ground floor and attic and from the room a kitchen with fireplace and a room. On three sides, the house is surrounded on the outside by a decorative porch carved in oak. The Srem house was renovated in 2013 and is owned by the Provincial Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments.
WINERY AND ACCOMMODATION
What you should definitely visit in Neštin is the Gaston winery of her Kurilić family. The winery was founded in 2005 and is engaged in the production of wine and natural brandy from its own vineyards. It is located in a beautiful environment, and within the vineyard is a farm that has retained the authentic spirit of the past. This attractive facility made in Vojvodina style offers organized groups tastings of local wines, brandies and farm products such as goat cheese, kulen and other specialties.
Among the accommodation facilities in Neštin, we should mention: holiday house "Skelica", apartments "Hemingnjay" and "Casa Castellum", holiday house "Ivana" and farm "Sinkerek" which produces homemade brandy for which it is recognizable.