1. Saint Sava Serbian Orthodox Cathedral

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  • Kalemegdan Park is Belgrade's equivalent to Central Park in New York.
  • The Belgrade Fortress is located in the park and has 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.
  • Fine dining can be found in the park however the Kalemegdanska Terrace Bar atop the fortress is a great place for a cold drink.

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4. Kalemegdan Park

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  • 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.

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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.

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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.

  • 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 and is operated for tours to light bulbs held by visitors during demonstrations.