City of Culture, Inspiration, Sports and Festivals, Serbian capital is an exciting mixture of rich and diverse history, architecture and urban spirit. With some of the most attractive locations, Belgrade Fortress – the oldest cultural and historical monument, Skadarlija –bohemian quarter in the city center, Knez Mihailova Street; Old and New Palace, Federal Parliament, Temple of St. Sava, Zemun and many others, Belgrade makes the cultural center of South East Europe.
Eclectic in the architecture testifies about its rich historical heritage which can be seen on every step, while diverse event calendar makes Serbian Capital a true metropolis in this part of Europe. Central city area reveals some of the most recognizable attractions: from the Republic Square, along the Knez Mihailova Street to the Belgrade Fortress, where the viewpoint to the Confluence of Danube and Sava will take your breath away. Magnificent Temple of Saint Sava dominates at the sophisticated area of Vracar, Dorcol is known for true local experience, while Savamala represents an urban quart and hub for contemporary arts and design. Crossing the bridge over Sava, one enters a completely different world of New Belgrade and Zemun.
The Republic Square is literally the epicenter of the city, being surrounded by the National Theatre and National Museum, but it is best known for the statue of Prince Mihailo on the horse, which is the most popular meeting place of Belgradians. Knez Mihailova Street is the pedestrian area that unifies the beautiful architecture, and leads towards the Belgrade Fortress and Kalemegdan Park, while on the other way leads to Terazije, and famous Terazijska česma, drinking fountain in front of the Hotel Moskva, which is a great lookout point to the Sava river valley. The Belgrade Fortress and the Kalemegdan Park together represent a cultural monument of exceptional importance and an open-air museum of Belgrade history. The fortress overlooks the confluence of the Sava river into the Danube and that very spot, next to the statue Pobednik (The Victor), is probably the most beautiful lookout in Belgrade.
Belgrade is also the starting point for exploration of some of Serbia’s beautiful monasteries, wineries, farmhouse restaurants, etno villages, spas, wildlife reserves, natural beauty, and archaeological sites.