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1. Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral

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2. The Nikola Tesla Museum

Nikola Tesla Museum Belgrade Serbia
Nikola Tesla Museum Belgrade Serbia

5 Must See Places to Visit in Belgrade!

  • Kalemegdan Park is Belgrade's equivalent to Central Park in New York.
  • The Belgrade Fortress is located in the park and it's where you can find an ancient Roman well.  
  • There are two churches located in the park, Ruzica (rose) Church and Saint Petka.
  • The grounds of the park have decommissioned military items on display including some very rare tanks from WWII.
  • One of the best places to watch the sun set is from the Pobednik (Victor) monument overlooking the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers.  Don't forget to bring a beer and sit back.  Alcohol consumption in public places is legal and common.
  • Fine dining can be found in the park however the Kalemegdanska Terrace Bar atop the fortress is a great place for a cold drink with a great view.
  • You can hike down a staircase to the lower park and visit a museum full of Roman artifacts.  At one time this cavern-like room was even used as a dance club.
  • If you're up for something else, try the Belgrade Zoo (Vrt).  Go and see the White Lions or the oldest Alligator that survived WWII.

5. Skadarlija Bohemian Qtr.


4. Kalemegdan Park


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3. Knez Mihailova Street


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  • This street located in Belgrade's Bohemian Quarter has a history from the Ottoman occupation in Serbia,to the Gypsy settlements up to now where you will find fine dining mixed with live music.
  • The Sebilj Fountain is located at the bottom of the street and was built by the Turks.  A Sebilj is a fountain created with stones and wood.
  • Skadarlija street was well known for the artists and poets who lived in this area during the later part of the 19th century.
  • This area is well known for great food and a lively atmosphere.  Don't be surprised if a house band approaches your table and serenades you during your meal.  Most of the musicians are fluent in many languages and take requests as well!

Interesting things to see and visit while in Belgrade

  • Nikola Tesla the Serbian Inventor, was born in 1856.  His ashes are located at the Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade.
  • ​Nikola Tesla's father was a Serbian Orthodox priest and his grandfather, on his mother's side, was also a Serbian Orthodox priest.
  • The museum holds over 160,000 original documents and personal belongings.
  • ​A replica of the Tesla Coil is located in the museum.  It's currently used to generate energy and illuminate hand-held light bulbs that are given to visitors during demonstrations.


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  • The all pedestrian street in downtown Belgrade is lined with mansions and buildings that were built during the 1870's.
  • ​The street was named after Prince Michael Obrenovic of Serbia.
  • ​Named as one of Europe's most beautiful pedestrian areas.
  • ​Today the street is well known for shopping, outdoor cafes and restaurants.  
  • ​The general flow the street is believed to be an ancient Roman route from when the city was called Singidunum.
  • During the Ottoman Empire occupation, the area had winding streets, fountains and gardens.

  • The largest church in the Balkans and listed as one of the World's largest.
  • The church sits on the location where Saint Sava's remains were burned by the invading Ottoman Empire in 1595.
  • Construction of the church began in 1935.
  • During WWII, German occupiers had used the unfinished church as a parking lot for their tanks.
  • The central gold dome weighs 4,000 tons and took 40 days to hoist into place.
  • Seven metres beneath St. Sava is the hidden Church of Saint Lazar which is now complete and open to the public.  Don't forget to check it out!
  • The beautification process of painting mosaics has been started within the central dome and will be completed by the end of 2017.  A subsequent phase will be completed to coincide with the 800th anniversary of the autocephaly of the Serbian Church in 2019.