Amidža Konak

Amidža Konak
La Résidence Amidža à Kragujevac.jpg
Front of the Konak
General information
Architectural styleBalkan
LocationKragujevac, Serbia
Construction started1819
Completed1824
ClientSima Milosavljević-Paštrmc
(Miloš Obrenović)

Amidža Konak (Serbian: Амиџин конак, from Turkish: amca meaning "uncle". English: Uncle's Residence) is a 19th-century residence of Turkish-style architecture located in the old part of the city of Kragujevac in central Serbia. It was built in 1819-1824 by Serbian Prince Miloš Obrenović, and it was named after Sima Milosavljević-Paštrmac, called Amidža, a Serbian hajduk and staff member of the court of Obrenović. Only Amidža Konak remained from large complex of building that existed during Miloš Obrenović time. Nearby, Miloš's Konak existed, and it was destroyed in 1941, during World War II, and also, Princess Ljubica Konak, that burned down in 1884.

Amidža Konak served as a residence of Sima and his colleagues that passed through Kragujevac, and now serves as a national museum.[1]

It is part of Cultural Monuments of Great Importance.

See also

References

  1. ^ "Objekti iz 19. Veka-Amidzin konak". Archived from the original on 2010-01-01. Retrieved 2010-03-05.

Coordinates: 44°00′33″N 20°54′40″E / 44.00917°N 20.91111°E / 44.00917; 20.91111

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