The village of Tršić, situated 7 km away from Loznica, is the birthplace of Vuk Stefanović Karadžić, a reformer of the Serbian language and orthography. The entire complex, through which the river Žeravija flows, presents an outdoor museum of its kind bearing cultural and touristic value. It comprises Museum of Language and Letters, Gallery, Guest House, Calligraphy Workshop, Museum of Vuk’s Assemblies, Writers’ House, Saint Archangel Michael’s Wooden Church, and outhouses for Old Crafts Workshops. As a separate whole within the complex, the Memorial House on Vuk’s property stands out. Tršić and Tronoša have been declared to be protected areas namely cultural landscapes of the 2nd and 3rd level of protection.
Annually, the largest number of people visit Tršić during traditional manifestations such as Vuk’s Assembly and Pupils Vuk’s Assembly. It’s a popular destination for the student’s excursions. In the summer this is the favorite weekend resort for locals, nature lovers, and Vuk’s legacy aficionados.
Vuk wrote about Tršić:
“I was born and raised in Serbia, and, that is why, I feel that there is no country in the world more beautiful than Serbia, nor a place more beautiful than Tršić.”