Zemun Travel Guide

  • The Rooftops of old Zemun
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Zemun Things to Do

  • OLD ZEMUN, walking tour

    Excellent way to find out more about Zemun. In this route you can see "Pinki" Sports Center, Strosmajerova Street, Glavna Street, Zemun Town Museum, Rajaciceva Street, "Srpski dom" (Serbian home), Bezanijska Street, "Ickova kuca" (Icko's house), Cetinjska Street, Restaurant "Beli medved" (White Bear), Branko Radicevic Square, Karamatina Street,...

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  • Walk along the river by night.

    It is so beautiful here at night, so bring some friends and walk here. You have some bars that you can visit and have a beer or what ever you wanna drink. It is a romantic place at night. I suggest you bring your dates here or your girl friend.

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  • FORMER SYNAGOGUE

    Former Synagogue was built in 1850 on the site og the old Jewish Temple of the 18th centurz. In addition to the Synagogue, the Jewish church municipalitz and school were here.Todaz, inside of the Synagogue is nice cofe bar.

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  • ZEMUN MUSEUM

    Spirtina House is the Museum of Zemun from 1971. The permanent collection of the Museum is exhibited in the residental building, constructed in 1853 in pseudo-Ghotic spirit. The exhibition „Zemun, Seven Thousand Years“ commemorates the history of the city from it origin to the present day.

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  • HOUSE WITH A SUN CLOCK

    House with a sun clock was built at the beginning of 19th century. The sun clock is on the facade toward to Dubrovacka Street, and keeps time in fair weather. This is one of the most beautiful houses on Glavna Street.The writer Jovan Subotic spent the last years of his life in this house.

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  • HOUSE OF DIMITRIJE DAVIDOVIC

    House of Dimitrije Davidovic is erected at the end of 18th century. According the tradition, he was born here.Dimitrije Davidovic (1789-1838), jurnalist and diplomat.He started the „Newspaper of the Serbs from the imperila city of Vienna“, on 1st July 1813, led it for eight years and then moved to Serbia, where he was the secretary to the Principa...

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  • MAJKA JUGOVICA ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

    Former Girl's School is today the Majka Jugovica Elementary School. It was built in 1899 according to the plans of architect Janko Holjac.

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  • HOSTAGE

    Hostage, a standing bronze figure, memorial to tanners-soldiers, the work of Boris Kain in 1947.

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  • GRENADIER

    Grenadier, a standing bronze figure in the cenetr of the Park, the work of Vanja Radaus in 1946.

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  • ZEMUN GYMNASIUM

    Velika Realka (building) School today is the Zemun Secondary School or, beter known as Zemunska Gimnazija (Zemun Gymnasium). This imressive building was designed by architect Nikola Kolar and erected in 1879. It was expanded from 1914-1916.

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  • CITY PARK IN ZEMUN

    City Park contains very interesting things:- Saint Archangel’s Orthodox Chapel,- Saint Rocco’s Catholic Chapel,- Grammar School ”Velika Realka”,- Elementary School “Majka Jugovica” (former Girl’s School)- Commemorative Column of poet Alphonse de Lamartine,- Sculptures “Bombardier” and “Hostage”,- Remnants of Roman Sarcophagus,- Species of flora...

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  • City Hall

    City Hall building was built in 1886 and since than the City Administration has been situated there. The building was seriosly damaged in bombardments during 1944, and was reconstructed in details and enlarged in 1946.

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Zemun Restaurants

  • The excellent grill in Zemun

    The “Perper” restaurant is new in Zemun but very well known in Serbia and Montenegro with its grill. In pleasant ambient you can enjoy traditional Serbian way of preparing grilled meat. We took “Leskovcaki voz” (“The Leskovac’s Train”). It looks like this: you choose several kind of meat, as much as you want and think you can eat, and a waiter...

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  • Restaurant with something different

    We celebrate one Orthodox New Year in it. It is in the basement of the building and it's very huge. Unfortunately, if you want to have game meat, what I attended to have and they have it on the menu (wild pig, deer, quail...), you have to call a day in advance.Opened from 11AM to 01AM every day. So, I took some steak with Gypsy's sauce. Choice of...

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  • Pancakes

    Pancakes of all kind! Here in Zemun (or Belgrade) you will see something very strange - after nightlife it's custom to buy food before you go home. It can be Burek, some barbecue or pancakes. :)This picture was taken on our way back home from supper. We must have something sweet :)) There is always rush in front on Pinokio but that is sign that...

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  • Cool place

    "Balkan ekspres" is nice cafee-restaurant in old railway wagon. They have best terrace in whole Zemun and during summer you can enjoy in great view. You can try some pastas from they kitchen but I recomend you Italian piroshki.

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  • new restaurant

    relatively new restaurant in Zemun, great food, great wine (spannish, chile, domestic). Fantastic live music (4 guys playing on guitar, violin, harmonica and cello).

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  • PEKARA or BAKERY

    I have had many items made here. From Burek to Sweet pasteries. This photo was taken early in the morning... YES, it was a long night!!!Like asses, we are enjoying some pivo (my fault) ... and are soon to be eating fresh baked lasagne!!!I don't know what we were thinking, but it was fun!!Perhaps I am a bad influence... but I was still on a New...

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Zemun Nightlife

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  • R'N'R music

    You must visit "Fest" in Zemun if you love good old r'n'r music. Every saturday night band "Fuzzbox" will give you great time. And every Thursday it's show time - Karaoke night. casual

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  • rock club

    Monday Diskont night Prices - almost nothing : )TueasdayCoffee Night Try coffee on 100 ways! WednesdayGypsy night music "Kal" - Live Thursday Oriental night belly dance, oriental music Friday Live music, different program Saturday Power Blues, Soul Rock & Hard Roll Band "Fuzzbox" - live Sunday Cocktail night casual

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  • Nemo Makes Another Appearance With Pivo

    Another goofy shot of Nemo. I couldn't fit this on my "Nemo Album", so he is now the subject of Zemun Nightlife. Whatever you feel comfortable wearing.

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Zemun Local Customs

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    by Jeca011 Written Feb 13, 2005

    During last few months you can see these tourists signs all over Zemun and Belgrade. They are here to help you don't get lost. Well OK I understand that in Belgrade but trust me no way that you will get lost in Zemun. Anyway, here you can see your directions for Zemun Quay, Gardos or City park. Just follow signs and you will find what you need. Welcome to Zemun and have a great time.

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Zemun Warnings and Dangers

  • FLOOD!

    Danube (the biggest Central European) and Sava (the biggest Balkanian river) can make big problems in this part of year. With their tributaries (Sava is Danube's tribitary) usualy make flood around. But, comunal servicies, with a help of Army and citizens, are always ready for that kind of trouble. This pictures were taken at Zemun quay on 11th...

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  • GAMBLING ADDICTS BEWARE

    THIS IS A POOR PICTURE OF A CASINO IN ZEMUN... BUT YOU'LL GET THE IDEA.THERE ARE SEVERAL OF THESE IN ZEMUN. TWO THAT I CAN THINK OF RIGHT NOW ARE ON PRVOMAJSKA AND THE OTHER IS ON NOVOGRADSKA. I RECALL SEEING OTHERS DOWNTOWN BY THE MAIN ZEMUN POST OFFICE.YOU CAN PLAY ELECTRONIC GAMES OR WATCH FOOTBALL MATCHES ON TV FROM ALL OVER EUROPE. ON ANOTHER...

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Zemun Off The Beaten Path

  • Zemun on a Snowy Evening

    ZEMUN, THOUGH I SUPPOSE OFFICIALLY A PART OF BELGRADE, IS A LITTLE LIKE A DIFFERENT WORLD. IT IS MUCH MORE LAID BACK AND EASY FOR LIVING THAN IS THE HUSTLE AND BUSTLE OF THE OLD CITY.THIS PICTURE WAS TAKEN AT NIGHT IN LATE JANUARY OF LAST YEAR.THOUGH I FIRMLY DESPISE WINTER, AND LOVE THE 95 DEGREE FARENHEIT (30+ C.) TEMPERATURES OF SUMMER... I...

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  • APOTEKA

    APOTEKA (PHARMACY) ON PRVOMAJSKA THIS IS A LITTLE OFF OF THE BEATEN PATH IN ZEMUN, BUT NOT REALLY. MANY PEOPLE LIKE TO CONCENTRATE ON THE PART OF ZEMUN ON THE RIVER DANUBE CALLED "ZEMUNSKI KEJ"... IT IS THE AREA THAT HAS MORE CLUBS AND OUTDOOR FLOATING CAFES. TRUTH BE TOLD, IT WAS JUST TOO DAMN COLD TO BE WALKING ALONG THE DANUBE FOR MOST OF THE...

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  • Monastery Fenek

    Fenek monastery is in nearby village Boljevci (about 20 km far away from Zemun) and it was founded by the members of serbian despotic family Brankovic, probably in XV century. Todays church was built in 1797 in baroque style and dedicated to Sveta Petka. Iconostasis in it was made by piltor Aksentije Markovic and painter Petar Radosavljevic and the...

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Zemun Sports & Outdoors

  • Sailing Club Zemun

    If you are crazy for sailing here is place for you. Sailing Club Zemun is very good organized to give you all comfor you need.

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  • Rowing Club "Galeb"

    Rowing Club "Galeb" is founded in 1928 at the riverside of the Danube and through all its history it was the place of great fun and hard work. Excellent results brought us rowing club "Galeb" the top of Serbia and Montenegro and Balkan rowing sport.Today, Rowing Club "Galeb" has over a hundred members but this number constantly grows.

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  • Zemun beach "Lido"

    Through the whole XIX century space of Major war island had mostly agricultural assignment. Though after the end of I World war beach had been arranged, which soon get character of one of the most beautiful river’s beaches in Europe together with earlier arranged Vienna’s Genzenhojfel. Beach experienced its golden era in decade before I World war....

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  • Zemun throught history

    Railstation built on 1883. Until 1970 station was near hotel "Jugoslavija", then the railroad was replaced, and the building was destroyed. Now, everything that is left from station are 4 buttresses.

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  • TOURIST INFORMATION CENTER

    If you have any questions about Zemun or just want to buy some souvenirs you can always stop at Zemun Tourist Center. Adress: 14, Zmaj Jovina street;Phone: +381 11 192 094

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