- We asked readers to share their favorite things about Serbia
- Click through the gallery above to see the images they sent through
Situated on the crossroads of eastern and central Europe, Serbia has seen tumultuous history unfold in its centuries-old cities, mountains and plains. After years of turmoil since the breakup of Yugoslavia, the country is emerging as the region's innovation hub and a tourist destination.
Last week Serbia hosted the Third Meeting of Heads of Government of China and Central and Eastern Europe, welcoming 17 prime ministers, and signaling that this small but resilient country is ready to leave its dark days behind.
So to explore the best of Serbia, we asked readers to share their favorite things about the Balkan country. From pristine lakes to crispy white mountaintops, the list above shows just some of the things that people love about Serbia.
To see all submissions visit CNN iReport.