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Photographer's Note

Bench is at the Gardo, a house under the Gardo, in Muhar (see WS).

Gardo is one of three hills on which the historical core of Zemun was built (other two are Ćukovac and Kalvarija). Gardo rises on the right bank of the Danube and is the natural lookout to the area across the river - Pančevački Rit (quagmire). Gardo borders the neighborhoods of Gornji Grad on the northwest, Ćukovac and Muhar on the south and Donji Grad on the southeast.

For the most part, the neighborhood preserved its old looks, with narrow, still mostly cobblestoned streets unsuitable for modern vehicles, and individual residential houses. As a curiosity, almost half of the neighborhood is occupied by Zemun's largest graveyard. As a popular promenade become somewhat of a fashionable place since the 1990s, several modern restaurants were built near the top of the hill with the view on the Danube.

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