Jokanovića kuća

Slanuška 8, Uzice

Jokanovic House - the most important information

Jokanovic House ("Pecara") is a representative example of a house from the 19th century and is one of the oldest buildings in Uzice. The owners of this house were the Jokanovics, one of the richest families in Uzice at the time. It is a cultural monument of great importance and is under the protection of the Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments.

History of the Jokanovic House
The house belonged to the Jokanovic family in the second half of the 19th century, and in 1988 it was declared an ethnographic cultural monument. Since September 10, 1992, it has housed the permanent museum exhibition "Town House in Uzice in the 19th and early 20th century" with the aim of presenting the complete transformation of Uzice into a Serbian town after the period under Turkish rule and the period of the oriental town "Sehera". “.

Interior of the Jokanovic House
In the House you can see three ambient units of the museum display that show how people lived in the town hall at that time:
  • Oriental room
  • Girl's room and
  • Salon.
At that time, richer people and merchants wanted to show their wealth through the interior of their houses, with clothes and a luxurious way of life.

How to get to Jokanovic House?
The house is located in the city center, on St. Sava Square. Nearby are the City Gallery, the Church of St. George and the City High School. You can reach it:
  • By bus lines: 3, 4, 7, stop Rakijski pijac 1 or
  • By taxi - we recommend Bravo Taxi 031/554422 and Butterfly Taxi 031/500500.
Working hours and contact
The working hours of the Jokanovic House are from 9 am to 5 pm on weekdays and Saturdays. All information can be obtained at the number 031/521360. 


Type of Attractions
  • Brige
  • Museum


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