Hotel Vrbak is located in centre of Novi Pazar, near river Raska. Hotel has 5 apartments, 6 three bad rooms, 44 double rooms, and 14 one bad room, restaurant, café, aperitif bar, and tourist agency.
The old Serb Orthodox monastery of Sopocani, the foundation of St. King Uros I, built in the second half of the 13th century and located west of Novi Pazar, is a World Heritage. Site since 1979 accompanying with Stari Ras [Old Ras], a medieval capital of the Serbian great zupan Stefan Nemanja.
The city also houses the 10th century church of St. Peter, referred to as Petrova crkva, which is sometimes claimed to be the oldest in Serbia [the foundation may predate the current building]. On a hilltop overlooking Novi Pazar is the 12th century monastery of ?urdjevi stupovi, long left in ruin, but recently restored and with a monastic community using it, with plate glass to keep out the weather and preserve the fine frescos.
The fine main mosque of the city, the Altun-Alem mosque, is the largest in this region of the Balkans and dates from 16th century. There are various other historic Ottoman buildings, such as the fine 17th century Amir-agin Han, a 15th century Hammam, and the 15th century Turkish fortress [all gone but the walls, the site of which is now a pleasant walled park in the city centre].