Serbian Abandoned Luxury Hotel
This place is an abandoned luxury hotel in the Sumadija district, Serbia.
The palace is very old: it was built between 1868 and 1872 by the prince Mihail Obrenovic, basing on architect Koste Shreplovic’s design.
Originally built to be the Serbian National Assembly palace, it became the residence for the Obrenovic dynasty when the Serbian capital was moved from Kragujevac to Beograd.
In 1903 a coup took place in Beograd: members of the Obrenovic family were either exiled or killed. But in the following years a railroad was built from the city to Beograd, so the palace became an hotel where all of those who travelled daily from the capital would stay.
In 1964 the hotel was sold to a Serbian company, which bankrupted in the early 2000s.
In October of 2005 it became property of the government, which tried to sell it but without success. Nowadays it still lays abandoned.