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Belgrade fortress Kalemegdan
Belgrade fortress Kalemegdan

The Belgrade Fortress changed and developed throughout the centuries, it saw many armies, was the field of many battles, it witnessed the brutality of the conquerors and the courage of the tireless defenders of the city. It was the place where Belgrade started to develop. The Fortress was built in stages, during the lengthy period between the 1st and 18th century, from a Roman castrum, through a Byzantine castle and the remains of the medieval capital of the Serb Despotate, all the way to an Austrian-Ottoman artillery fortification. The complex consists of the fortress itself, divided into...

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Skadarlija
Skadarlija

The famous Belgrade Skadarlija dates back in the beginning of the 19th century. It gets its “bohemian character” gets in the end of the 19th and beginning of the 20th century when the cafés were frequented by the leading lights of Belgrade cultural life. Many renowned writerс, actors, painters and journalists once lived in Skadarlija. The famous Serbian poet and painter Đura Jakšić lived and died in Skadarlija whose house is converted into a meeting point for poets from the "Skadarlija Soirées". Skadarlijan inns or kafanas have hosted many...

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Restaurant Question Mark
Restaurant Question Mark

The oldest of Belgrade inns, The Question mark, is located in Kralja Petra Street 6 and is one of the symbols of Belgrade. Erected in 1823 as the property of Prince Miloš Obrenović, it was built by “masters from Grezia” in the Balkans style. It had changed owners and names since 1878. First it was called “At the Shepherd’s” in 1878, then in 1892 “At the Cathedral Church” but church authorities protested so the owner put the question mark sign at the door as a temporary solution and it remained there to this day. It housed the first billiards...

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Belgrade Zoo – Garden of Hope
Belgrade Zoo – Garden of Hope

Located in the heart of the city, the Belgrade Zoo, also known as the Garden of Hope, is located in one of the most attractive locations in the city – Kalemegdan Park. Founded in 1936, it is one of the oldest animal collections in Europe. The zoo spans a surface area of 6 hectares, with over 2,000 animals from 200 species. On the occasion of its 60th birthday it was presented with a monument to its once most interesting and beloved of residents and the first chimp to arrive at the zoo, the ape Sammy. The Belgrade Zoo is open 365 days per year. The cashiers are open between 8 and...

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Ada Ciganlija – The Belgrade Sea
Ada Ciganlija – The Belgrade Sea

Ada Ciganlija proudly bears the name of “Belgrade Sea”. Green, clean, equipped and relaxed, it becomes the favourite spot of Belgraders with the first signs of the spring sun. From the early mornings until late into the night, Ada Ciganlija is always lively. Ada Ciganlija was, in fact, turned into a peninsula by human hands, surrounded by an embankment and bounded by the Sava River on one and the Sava Lake on the other side. It has a surface area of approximately 800 hectares and is awarded with the Blue Flag, international recognition for the quality of the beach second year in...

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