Serbia's capital city is a gritty and vibrant hub
of hedonism and history. From the ancient Kalemegdan Citadel and
Byzantine churches to the Soviet-era blokovi (housing
blocks) and art nouveau architecture, Belgrade tells many stories
and offers plenty of unique experiences.
Marvel at the Roman ruins, art galleries, or the
magnificent Temple of Saint Sava, one of the largest Orthodox
churches in the world. Delve deeper into Serbian heritage at the
National Museum, and gain some insight into the lives of Serbian
royalty with tours of the Residence of Princess Ljubica and the
There's something for everyone to enjoy at the
Kalemegdan, whether it's the ancient fortress, Military Museum, and
art pavilion for the culture vultures and history buffs, or the
parks, planetarium, and zoo, which will delight the kids.
Visitors can wander the Old Town, admiring the
architecture and historical sites, and stroll along the
pedestrianised shopping promenade Knez Mihailova. The vibrant
nightlife of the capital city is notorious, with endless dancing,
live music, and even floating nightclubs.
Skadarlija Street is the bohemian heart of
Belgrade, boasting bars, cafés, and restaurants that spill
out onto the pavements on balmy evenings. In summer, visitors can
join the locals with picnics, water-skiing and sunbathing on the
beaches of Ada Ciganlija, an artificial island in the Sava.
KalemegdanSome of Belgrade's most popular attrations for visitors are concentrated on the rocky ridge of Kalemegdan, site of the original fortified city, which overlooks the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers. The neighbourhood is now split into two beautiful parks, namely the Great... see full details
Royal PalaceThe Royal Palace in Belgrade has become a popular tourist attraction, boasting elegant salons, breathtaking artworks and magnificent décor. The palace was built between 1924 and 1929, and was designed by architects Zivojin Nikolic and Nikolay Krassnoff in the Serbian-Byzantine style. Beautiful gardens, pools and... see full details
Temple of Saint SavaDominating the skyline of Belgrade is the massive Temple of Saint Sava, one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. This remarkable domed building, with its white marble and granite facade, is dedicated to the founder of the Serbian Orthodox Church. The Turks... see full details
Skadarlija StreetSkadarlija Street is Belgrade's equivalent of Montmartre, the famous bohemian neighbourhood in Paris, and is one of the most popular tourist spots in Belgrade. The pedestrianised precinct is lined with restaurants and pubs, tables and festivity spilling onto cobbled pavements, and is the perfect... see full details
National Museum of SerbiaA must for any history buff or art lover, the National Museum of Serbia in Belgrade houses a remarkable collection of more than 400,000 items, from Old Masters to medieval and modern art, ancient coins to architectural models. The artefacts are split into... see full details
Residence of Princess LjubicaOne of few surviving buildings from the first reign of Prince Miloš ObrenoviÄ‡, the stately home of Princess Ljubica was built between 1829 and 1831 as a royal private residence. The building is a a prime example of the unique Balkan architectural style, incorporating... see full details