Maradik is located in the western part of the municipality of Inđija, on the southeastern slopes of Fruška Gora, in the immediate vicinity of Fruška Gora monasteries. The main road M-22.1, which is about two kilometers away from Maradik, connects the village with Novi Sad and Inđija (11 km). Near the village there is an artificial accumulation lake Šelevrenac. It was created in the 1980s by building a dam on the stream of the same name. Today, the lake is privately owned and fishing is possible with a permit purchased on the spot.
The name of the village comes from the Hungarian word maradék which means “remainder”. The settlement was first recorded in 1498 in the “Kruševo Pomenik” and the falsified charter of the Krušedol Monastery. There is no reliable information about the village from the Turkish period, but it is mentioned as early as 1702, when it was permanently inhabited. In the first half of the 18th century, the majority of the population were Serbs. Later, due to the intensification of agriculture, Count Marko Pejačević settled a large number of Hungarians here, who were good farmers.
Maradik is a typical rural settlement of the Pannonian type and specific because it is a multiethnic environment. This is evidenced by the fact that there are still three churches in Maradik: the Orthodox Church of St. Sava, the Reformed Christian Church and the Roman Catholic Church of St. Anne.
The tradition of this area can be best experienced by visiting the Ethno House Maradik, which is an authentic rural household about 150 years old. The household is adapted for tourists and gives them the opportunity to learn a lot about the traditions, culture, customs and way of life of the people who once inhabited this area. Also, it is possible to buy local products and souvenirs produced by the villagers or try local cuisine – corn bread, goulash, paprikash, Srem breakfast …
In Maradik there are active associations of women who deal with the preservation of tradition and who pass on their knowledge and skills to younger generations, through organized workshops. The traditional manifestation “Maradička jesen”, which is held in September, presents their works, but also agricultural products characteristic of this village, among other things known for fruit production.