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.
Interesting things to see and visit while in Belgrade
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.
5. Skadarlija Bohemian Qtr.
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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.