National Museum of Serbia
view to Sava river from Karlomegdan
full of history, generally nice people, laid back atmosphere, museums
Not very good public transport...
In a nutshell
A city that still offers old world experience as its not yet set up for tourism
-Inner Gate and Outer Stambul Gates
The main gate of the fortress was built in the 1730s during a period of Austrian occupation, but whoever held the castle afterwards kept and expanded this double gate.
This one was once used as a prison and is therefore often known under the...
Knez Mihajlova street & Trg Republike
Trg Nikole Pasica is a pear-shaped square with a large fountain, connecting the National Assembly to the southeast with the Syndicate Building in the northwest. a couple of other beautiufl buildings are located around the square, including the National Museum to the northeast.
Danube & Sava river
Beograd is where it is because of its location at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers. First, the Celts and then the Romans settled and built forts here. Huns, Goths and Avars then took their turn before the Serbs showed up in 1403 following their defeat down south in Kosovo. The town never...
The National Assembly Building (Dom Nardodne Skupstine) was built between 1907 and 1936. You can already guess, that there were some slight delays in the completion of this building... The style is described as "Academic traditionalism" and spots popular features olike domes and columns. Throughout...
Slavija & Vracar
St. Sava is supposed to become one of the largest church buildings in the world and the largest of the Serbian Orthodox church. It is located on a spot where supposedly St. Sava was amssacred by the Turks. Since the beginning of its construction in 1895, it has been a never-ending construction site....
Old part of Belgrade, still having it's old spirit...best way to discover it is my walking around its streets...in case you get lost, people are friendly andthey will be glad to help you...as for the refreshing moments...go to Dunav's riverbank and admire the view from some of the great restaurants...
Not far east, off Trg Republike is the small street of Skardaška named in honor of the Albanian city of Shkoder from where many of the craftsmen living here hailed. They erected homes and businesses on grounds that had been earlier the haunt of Roma who had set up camps here in the 1830’s, though in...
Dorcol is one of oldest parts of Belgrade. I love that part of town. For the start visit Church of Aleksandar Nevski.
This church has interesting history. 1876 Russian come to Serbia to help their orthodox brothers and they bought with them moving church dedicated to Aleksandar Nevski. In 1877...
This is 1 of Belgrade's most famous squares, packed with shops, department stores, well-known restaurants, hotels and cinemas.
It got its name from the old Turkish word for scales.
The picture's showing the Terazije mosaic on the wall of a bank on this square.
The 2 bronze sculptures in front of the Federal Building, officially called 'Igrali se konji vrani' (Black horses are playing), symbolize the victory of a man over evil.
The sculptures were designed by our famous sculptor Toma Rosandic and made by Mic'a Jeremic.
The figures have been here since...
Red Star is the most popular team in town – I have seen figures that say something like 50% Red Star and maybe 30% Partizan. The team has been fairly successful in its time and won a UEFA Champions Cup back in 1991 – a year constantly imprinted on souvenirs and in fans’ minds. You will find the...
There are 2 big shopping malls in Novi Beograd - New Belgrade - called Block 70. The area in Novi Beograd where the shopping malls are located is known as Blokovi - or the Blocks - 72 blocks with no names, as it were, just the numbers.
Block 70 - sedamdeset - consists of 2 large, colourful shopping...
Once the Officers' Club, built in 1895 with the financial support of King Aleksandar I Obrenovic, this unusual yellow building's been the seat of the Students' Cultural Centre since 1971. Here you can visit different exhibitions or concerts.
4 Reviews and 152 Opinions The Zira appears to be one of Belgrade’s newer hotels. The rooms are large and modern. There is a...
Hyatt Regency Belgrade
9 Reviews and 130 Opinions Hyatt Regency is probably the best hotel in Serbia. However there are many new hotels that have been...
Snezana: Established restaurant with some tradition
This traditional Café / Restaurant was opened in 1958 and has become an institution in Belgrade. Snezana has specialised on Italian food, but international and Serbian dishes are available as well. Prices are not the lowest, but quite reasonable and for western travellers...
Ruski Car: Eat with the Czars
The "Russian Tsar" (Ruski Car) is one of the most popular bars and restaurants in central Belgrade. Although it is surely not the cheapest restaurant, you get opulently served food for a reasonable price. Though it is a good location for an elegant lunch or dinner, you can...
Club Slavija: Party in Belgrade
If u wanna spent quality and unique disco - night, Slavija bar is perfect place for You.Situated in the centre of town (Slavija square) at Hotel Slavija,gives u opportunity to make your private party in a club
No dress code.
By plane from/to Belgrade
Belgrade's Nikola Tesla Airport wqas once one of the more importnat hubs in Europe but this role has vanished after the fall of the iron curtain and the Balkan wars. After democracy returned to Serbia, air connections did as well. Former Jugoslav flag carrier JAT is just a...
Serbian Sjlivovica - rakija.
I got "introduced" to Sljivovica 13 years ago, but didn´t try to drink it until 2010. The Serbians were always drinking it when they got together - and lots of it. And they always brought a bottle or two... with them when they got back to Iceland from visiting Serbia....
I have been to Avala just outside of Belgrade twice, once in 2004 on a very hot summer day, and the second time in freezing wind in March 2013.Avala is situated on the Mountain Rudnik, which is 511 km above sea-level - 17 km outside of the city centre. The name "Avala" is...
Walking around Old Belgrade
Old Belgrade is wonderfully full of surprises..I discovered very good walking Guide around Belgrade by Lj Chorovich.It has 10 different walks, all lasting around 3 hrs, and its takes you around very interesting neighborhoods in the old part of town. Also one such a walk...
Explore Deeper into Belgrade
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