Belgrade Travel Guide

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Belgrade Things to Do

  • Kalemegdan – Belgrade Fortress

    4 out of 5 stars

    Walking to the end of Knez Mihailova Street we reached Kalemegdan, the beautiful park located on the hill/ridge above the meeting point of Sava and Danube rivers, a popular area for visitors and locals. It’s not just a regular park, this is the area of Belgrade Fortress(Beogradska tvrdava), a large area where you can find the Natural History...

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  • Stari Grad

    This is another very pleasant square with shady seats and lots of statues. The ethnographic Museum is located here. Nearby is the tomb of Sheik Mustapha. We sat here fr a while to escape the sun and avail ourselves of the free wifi.

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  • Knez Mihajlova street - ulica Kneza...

    Knez Mihailova Street (ulica Kneza Mihaila) is the street we walked more than once while in Belgrade. It’s the main pedestrian street behind Republic square and it’s always busy with people through out the day (in early october shoppers were out in numbers) as it is right at the heart of the shopping zone of Belgrade with many stores, banks, small...

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Belgrade Restaurants

  • The Two Deer restaurant

    This restaurant is something, situated in Skadarlija bohemian Belgrade street since 1832! Restaurant is older then most countries in Balkans. Food is traditional and very tasty, wine we have was Serbian and really good, acoustic music is so nice and atmosphere is positive. Restaurant was full with guests all the time so we wait few minutes longer...

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  • The Monument

    This restaurant is located in a little park next to an old Turkish baths across from Ascension Church. We only ate here because it was close to our hotel and my husband, having injured his foot, could not walk far. However, we were very glad we did eat here. The service was friendly and the food was the best we had all holiday. I had a pizza and my...

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  • Excellent Meal

    This restaurant is located in a little park next to an old Turkish baths across from Ascension Church. We only ate here because it was close to our hotel and my husband, having injured his foot, could not walk far. However, we were very glad we did eat here. The service was friendly and the food was the best we had all holiday. I had a pizza and my...

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Belgrade Nightlife

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  • For all friends

    Belgrade is famous with its nightlife. If you search in internet you’ll find many websites that have collected the bars, clubs, discos, etc. We were lucky to be located very close to one of the bar streets. Literally, there was a bar on every corner and between them too. We liked one, called Jimmy Woo. Young people were everywhere – inside,...

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  • 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.

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  • BEOGRAD BEERFEST

    For the better part of a week in August a beer festival has been taking place here along the Sava or Danube riverbanks. Promoters claim some 900,000 people pass through their gates for the five-day affair – free entrance helps boost attendance. Several beer companies – how many are owned by SAB? – set up tents: Jelen, Lav, Nikšièko, Staropramen,...

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Belgrade Transportation

  • Nikola Tesla - Belgrade Airport

    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 glimpse of its former self, but still the main player on this airport,...

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  • Trains - Belgrade Railway Station

    You can come to Belgrade by train. Belgrade Railway station is "Must see". It was built in 1884. Many trains from all part of Europe pass thrue this station. It "works" every day 24 hours. Welcome to Belgrade.

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  • Public Bus - Trolley - Tram

    By foot Our hostel was in the city center, in between the National Assembly and the Republic square. So, we could actually walk around easily to most attractions, the pedestrian street of Skadarlija was 400m away, the Republic square 500m and the fortress 1,5km away along the main pedestrian street (Knez Mihajlova). In general we had a feeling that...

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Belgrade Shopping

  • hair styling at Frizerski salon Moldovan

    Although I have long hair visiting a hairdresser isn’t a priority for me when we travel abroad. I can't claim the same for my wife though that likes to check these stores out, especially in big cities. In Belgrade the prices were really low so she asked the one below our hostel and got surprised by the low price (about 6 euros for styling!).After a...

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  • Zeleni Venac Market

    Those who read my pages know already that I love to check local market, especially those where locals go to buy fresh greens and fruits, it’s always a great place to feel the local atmosphere on every town.Zeleni Venac Market (the green garland, also known as Zelenjak) is the most popular in Belgrade so we couldn’t miss it, especially when I learnt...

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  • Market MAXI

    We saw many MAXI markets all over Belgrade but the one we used most was the store at the central pedestrian street behind Republic square.It’s very convenient for the usual daily supplies and we found handy that it was open 24 hours. As expected they have almost everything (several different cheese, meats and everything you need to cook back in the...

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Belgrade Local Customs

  • Chillin' out in one of Belgarde Caffes

    PLATO is now permanently closed down!PLATO is well know place when it comes to chillin' out with your friends!Plato is caffe & book shop in one. Great place to meet your friends after hard day shopping.Address:Akademski Plato 111000 BelgradeIn the passage off Knez Mihajlova St. & around the corner from the Australian Cultural center.

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  • Champion’s welcome!

    Great tradition at balcony of Assembly of the City of Belgrade and in front of it - celebrate the champions. It start in 1995 with celebration of success of FR Yugoslavia (now Serbia) men's national basketball team and European championship, first success after the boycott was lifted. It was continued with many teams and individuals in every...

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  • Church of Saint Petka and source of holy...

    Church of St. Petka in Kalemegdan is one of the most famous shrines of Belgrade. Every year on 27th October Serbian Orthodox Church and its believers celebrate Day of Saint Petka (Saint Paraskeva). and the place where people come from all over Serbia to drink a glass of water from the source. The is written sources since the Middle Ages about this...

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Belgrade Warnings and Dangers

  • exchanging money in Belgrade

    The official currency of Serbia is dinar (rsd) so you may need to exchange your dollars, euros or pounds to dinars. We changed some euros at the airport (in 2014 was 100e=11500rsd) but also later in downtown where we found exchange offices (the rate changes from one to other so do some search if you want to change lot of money, in most cases it was...

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  • surrounded by police

    We stayed at the center walking everywhere around with no problem, locals seemed friendly when we needed directions, nothing really to worry about in Belgrade. We felt relaxed and safe although obviously you better use common sense and avoid some places in the night (eg. some parks where drug dealers may do their job…). For some strange reason we...

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  • Traffic jam

    Belgrade is huge city. Belgrade itself is quite a challenge regard traffic. You may expect traffic jam always. It is especially hard to navigate trough it by car. Usually rush hours are early in the morning and about 4 or 5 pm. Usually working hours is from 8 am till 4 pm per week. Even weekend is not exception so I advise you to take that in...

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Belgrade Tourist Traps

  • Serbian Currency

    If you plan to travel to Serbia you will not find any where to exchange your money if you are in in Croatia. Not in your hotel...not in a bank nor at an exchange office. None at Gatwick airport in UK either.So have a little with you if you plan to cross the border into Sebia. And in Serbia you really need to have some of the local currency. You...

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  • Taxi - From Nicola Tesla Airport to city...

    There are many unlicenced taxis in Belgrade, most of them in the airport. They all will be waiting you to leave the airport building and will surround you as you leave. They will charge over average. The best way to eliminate this trap is calling a licenced taxi which is registered to the Taxi Association. One of the registered taxi company in...

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  • TAXI

    Be careful with Taxi. Some of them might try to rip you off! And never enter a taxi that, beside it's company sign on roof, doesn't have an extra sign with a number and Belgrade symbol. That means that the taxi driver is registered with Taxi Associacion and it is less likely to trick you. If you use it and you sence something fishy, take a receipt...

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Belgrade What to Pack

  • It's hot in Belgrade

    Belgrade have a very warn climate in the summerrtime temperatures up to 40 C. Dress up in shorts and T-shirts, and drink a lot of water.

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  • TAKE WITH YOU DIFERENT KIND OF CLOTES.

    In Belgrade you can find many pharmacy shops. In Belgrade you can find beautiful beach on Sava Lake so called Belgrade sea. If you forget some of your clothes at home, don't worry, you can by anything you want in Belgrade shops.

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  • Something for every occasion

    Since there are many things to see and do, you'll need different things. Take along something comfy for long walks around the city, but don't forget to bring something for the wild night life in Belgrade as well. Anyway, don't worry, because whatever you forget to bring along, you can buy it in here, and probably much cheaper than back home (if...

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Belgrade Off The Beaten Path

  • Ali Pasha Turbe

    One of the few remaining Muslim relics, right opposite Students Square/University. The turbe accommodates the tomb of Ali Pasha.

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  • Monastery Rakovica

    Rakovica Monastery complex consists of Archangel St. Michael’s Church and some additional buildings: three lodging buildings (Platonov, Ljubičin and Knežev), a refectory and monks’ cells (kelije). The date of construction of the monastery is unknown, and its foundation is connected with many national legends and myths. The first mention of the...

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  • Avala

    Avala mountain or more likely hill (because is only 511 m high and for only 11 m is not) is nice natural resort less then 20 km from city center (18 m precisely). It is nice and peaceful place and real contrast to city pavement. It is not just natural beauty that attract many people here then and his own cultural and historical significant. Natural...

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Belgrade Sports & Outdoors

  • Red Star vs Partizan

    Serbs love football, there many teams in Belgrade but the major clubs are by far Red Star (Crvena Zvezeda) and Partizan that have a long-standing rivalry that started after their creation in 1945. Traditionally Red Star had close ties with Interior Ministry while Partizan was founded by young officers of the Yugoslav People’s Army. These teams have...

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  • Street workout

    Street workout is new way of workout and lifestyle and that global movement engages many people in region. It is combination of gymnastic, acrobatic and some of free style of workout on open area. This sport can by engaged absolutely everyone, regardless of gender, age or physical condition. The sport is open to all. Is free, it has a remarkable...

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  • USCE Park

    Skate park, bike park, walking park,… It is located on the west side of Sava, where in flows into Danube – so green and fresh place. By the way usce means etuary.

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  • St. Michael's Cathedral

    Old town in Belgrade had many interesting corners. Architecture here are very divers and it reflected different epochs of development of Belgrade and it is treat for any architecture fan or expert. There is very different architectures style stand each other. St. Michael's Cathedral is real examples of Neoclassicism. That style is unusual for...

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  • Treasure Hunt in Belgrade

    Prior my visit any place I like to find more information about local events. I found lots of interesting sites and facebook profiles, groups and pages about lots of things to do and useful information about culture, art and education. During my volunteering I was travel a lot and participate in seminars and educational program. I find out about...

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  • Belgrade Zoo

    The Belgrade Zoo is one of oldest zoos in Europe. Since 12 July 1936 (Saint Peters Day according to Julian calendar) Belgrade is home of very divers fauna. In addition to the wild there is here and domestic animals too. It assume is that they are both equally unknown and interesting for city children. So, the Zoo have is fun and it had and...

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