There is wide variety of events that happen in Tvrđa, but those people that love to shop this is the place not to miss. It is here on the first Saturday of every month the treasures of the Antique Market reveals itself to explore and discover. From young to old the market brings people together as they browsing through the market and catching up with friends and family. To mention everything that goes on in Tvrđa would be quite the challenge there is so much that happens in just one day.
The location of Holy Trinity Square in the center of Tvrđa is the perfect backdrop for the Antique market in ways. The unique irony share between the Antique market and Tvrđa is that this was the traditional place of Commerce and trading. There is that magical sense of wonder and curiosity that kicks in for many reasons. Walking through the cobblestone streets surrounded by old European Architecture dating back further than the Ottoman Empires invasion.
This weekend was full of Photographers in Tvrđa capturing the spirit of the Antique Market and life’s events happening around the square. Photographers love the area as due to the plenty of action that starts to unfold with the vendors setting up and visitors start arriving. With the weather quickly changing from early morning rain ended up to be sunny day for the Antique Market. Giving Photographers a wide range of contrast in different lighting and different values in colour. The vivid indigo blue sky after the rain gave the perfect camera frame to capture this weekend’s events.
Wandering through the maze of different vendor stalls there is much to see as no two both are the same. There is much to offer at the market from finding old treasured items and collectibles. Here is the place to be to enjoy the sights and sounds of the market with so many things to explore. There is an endless list of vendors from: Bakers, Charcuterie, cheese Artisans, Artist, Sommelier and Wineries, Trade smiths, Antique Dealers, and more.. The smell of great food is fresh in the air as the vendors bring some of their many delicacies of amazing food. Brought in locally form Osijek and the surrounding area of Slavonia and Baranja for this event.
You might of missed a chance of finding that one item to make your collection complete. Here are just some of the finds at the Market.
There is more to the market than just old Antiques as many have found out. It can bring back memories of places been or distant memories of families homes. There is that element of mystery of not knowing what the item was possibly used for or better the actual date of where it was made. The Antique market is always changing with something new to see. The Osijek Tourist Board pairs it with many other events so that there is always something exciting happening. It also has drawing the attention from many other countries that have returned each month as a destination point.