Ethno village Drvengrad was built by the famous film director Emir Kusturica for the filming of “Život je čudo”. Wooden Town is located in the Zlatibor region in a nature park Mokra Gora near the town of Užice.
Streets in the village are named after some famous people. Main street bears the name of a Nobel prize winner, writer Ivo Andrić.
There are also streets named after Cuban revolutionary Ernesto Che Guevara, Argentine football player Diego Armando Maradona, Serbian actor Miodrag Petrović Čkalja and famous film directors Federico Fellini and Ingmar Bergman. One street is named after Novak Djoković, one of the best tennis players in the world.
“Drvengrad” has an art gallery, a library, a cinema called “Underground” after one of Kusturica’s most famous movies, a cake shop with home made sweets, a restaurant with traditional Serbian cuisine, a souvenir shop etc.
Somewhat fantastic and mystical atmosphere of the place that actually resembles a fairy tale town, is additionally amplified by wooden birds placed on the upper plateau of its main square.