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Belgrade: Top Attractions & Belgrade Neighborhoods Big Tour

Belgrade: Top Attractions & Belgrade Neighborhoods Big Tour

Discover the highlights and neighborhoods of Belgrade on a shared or private tour. Visit Kalemegdan, the Belgrade Fortress, the Zemun citadel, the Vračar area, Slavija Square, and more. See some of Belgrade's most significant sights by car and on foot. The first stop is Kalemegdan, the oldest and largest park in the city center, and the magnificent Belgrade Fortress: Leopold’s Gate, Zindan Gate, Despot’s Gate, Jakšića tower, Chapel of St Petka, and Ružica Church (Virgin Mary Church). Continue the walk through the Upper town: the Victor monument, the Roman well, the King’s gate, the Sava promenade, the Damat Ali Pasha Tomb, Clock Gate, and Clock Tower, Military Museum, and Monument of Gratitude to France. See New Belgrade’s impressive modern architecture: Ex-Central Committee of the Communist Party, Federal Executive Council, also known as Palace of Federation, Genex Tower, Sava Center, one of the biggest congress halls in this part of Europe, etc. After New Belgrade, reach Zemun, the northern area of Belgrade, characteristic for its Central European appearance, charming quarters, cobblestone streets, and fish restaurants on the Danube River banks. See Gospodska Street, the Post Office, Hotel Central, Town Museum, and the House with a Sundial, then reach the top of the hill, we’ll see the remains of the Zemun citadel that are still standing together with The Millennium Tower in the center, Zemun’s central landmark. Go down the Gardos Hill to the town center and reach the Main City Square with the Bishop’s Office and the Roman Catholic Church of the Blessed Virgin from the 18th century. Cross the Gazela Bridge and head for Dedinje – Belgrade’s most luxurious residential area. See some of the mansions in the city, perfectly nestled in the greenery and serenity of Topčider Hill. Spot the country’s biggest soccer stadium, the home of Red Star Belgrade. Leave the city and head towards Avala, Belgrade’s green mountain. Situated less than 20 km south of the city center, it is one of Belgrade’s most popular green areas, a perfect spot for recreation, picnic, or just enjoying nature. Drive through green forests until we reach the highest spot of Avala with the Monument to the Unknown Hero. After that, go down to the second largest hilltop of Avala, 440 m high, where Avala tower is situated. Coming from Avala, visit the Vračar area, where you can see one of Belgrade’s most prominent landmarks – The Church of St. Sava (also known as St. Sava Temple), one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. Through Slavija Square, enter Nemanjina Street with almost all state governmental institutions: Government Building, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Staff of Serbian Army, Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Finance, the State Court, etc. Later, stop in front of the Parliament Building, where you'll take a short break to take pictures. Round off the tour at Republic Square, the heart of the capital, where the city’s most prestigious cultural institutions are situated.

Belgrade: 3-Hour Serbian History Walking Tour

Belgrade: 3-Hour Serbian History Walking Tour

Since the time of Christ, Belgrade was always an important outpost on the border of two civilizations, nestled between the east and the west. Celts, Romans, Byzantines, Ottomans, Austro-Hungarians, Germans, and Russians have all fought and died to capture or liberate the "white city", leaving their bones to rest in this city. Many empires have collided there, and world history was shaped on the two mighty rivers. Following all of this dramatic history, Belgrade now proudly stands today as the Serbian capital. Prepare to be taken on a journey through time during which your guide will explain world politics, geography, and geopolitics. You can also get stuck into the grittier details of the Balkans which you may have been too afraid to ask about.

Belgrade: 3-Hour Sightseeing City Tour

Belgrade: 3-Hour Sightseeing City Tour

Embark on a guided tour of Belgrade and discover Serbian history through the city's biggest landmarks and highlights. Discover the modern and ancient architecture, with views of the Belgrade Fortress, St. Sava Temple, and much more. Get picked up from your accommodation in Belgrade and take a short ride to Kalemegdan, the oldest and largest park in the city center and home to the Belgrade Fortress. Starting from Leopold's Gate, pass by the remains of the Roman castrum, Singidunum, and the medieval walls built upon it, Zindan Gate, Despot's Gate, and Jaksica tower, all dating back to the 15th century. Enjoy a visit to the two Orthodox churches placed in this part of the fortress, the Capel of St. Petka and Rizica Church. Continue the walk through the Upper town: the Victor monument, the Roman Well, the King's gate, Sava promenade, the Damat Ali Pasha Tomb, the Clock Gate, and the Clock Tower. Leaving the fortress behind, enter the Kalemegdan park gain and hop into the car to continue the tour. Now explore New Belgrade's impressive modern architecture. Built as a new part of the town, after WWII and during the socialist regime, it has many remarkable buildings. See prominent locations such as the Ex-Central Committee of the Communist Party, Federal Executive Council, also known as Palace of Federation, Genex Tower or Western Gate of Belgrade, and the Sava Center, one of the biggest congress halls in this part of Europe. Cross the Gazela Bridge, head for Dedinje, Belgrade's most luxurious residential area. Here, admire some of the most beautiful mansions in the city, perfectly nestled in the greenery and serenity of Topčider Hill. After, find the country's biggest soccer stadium, the home of Red Star Belgrade. Next up, find yourself in the Vračar area, where one of Belgrade's most prominent landmarks, The Church of St. Sava (also known as St. Sava Temple), stands as one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. After the temple, drive through Slavija Square and enter Nemanjina Street, with almost all state governmental institutions, which are beautiful examples of Belgrade's pre-war architecture. After that, ride through Kralja Milana Street, the city's artery where some significant buildings are situated, such as the Old and New Royal Palaces. Stop in front of the Parliament Building for a short picture break. After that, reach Terazije Square, with its recognizable 19th century white stone fountain, and one of the most beautiful buildings in the city, the Moskva Hotel. Finally, reach Republic Square, the heart of the capital, where the city's most prestigious cultural institutions are situated. Finish the tour at the National Museum and the National Theatre.

Belgrade: Guided City Highlights Tour

Belgrade: Guided City Highlights Tour

The meeting point is Republic Square, in front of a Horseman Statue (Prince Mihailo monument), surrounded by National Museum and National Theatre. Student’s Square is an academic hotspot, with a beautiful park in its middle. Most of the important educational institutions are located right here, including magnificent Captain Miša’s Edifice – the head office of the University of Belgrade. Next is Dorćol, one of Belgrade’s most vibrant neighborhoods, with plenty of exciting cafes, galleries, restaurants, and museums. Here we’ll stand in front of the Jewish community center, and you’ll hear a story about the Jewish community in Belgrade, about their everyday life and work, and their dreadful destiny during WW II. The next stop is the 16th-century Bayrakli Mosque, the only remaining mosque in Belgrade, to hear some exciting stories about how Belgrade looked and lived under the Ottomans. Walkthrough Kalemegdan area will start from Leopold’s Gate, you will pass by the remains of the Roman castrum – Singidunum and medieval walls built upon it – Zindan Gate, Despot’s Gate, Jakšića tower, and two Orthodox churches placed in this part of the fortress: Chapel of St Petka and Ružica Church (Virgin Mary Church) In the Upper Town, you will see the magnificent sight of two rivers’ confluence: the Sava and the Danube, and pass by Mehmed-pasha Sokolović fountain, Defterdar’s gate, and observe the Lower Town from above: the Main gunpowder storage, Karl VI’s gate, and The Nebojsha tower. In the Upper Town, we’ll come along to the Victor monument, probably the most recognized and photographed Belgrade’s landmark; The Roman well, the King’s gate and Sava promenade, the Damat Ali Pasha Tomb, Clock Gate with the Clock Tower. Passing by Military Museum and through the "Stambol" gate, we will leave the fortress behind us, entering the Kalemegdan park once again. There is a Monument of Gratitude to France, and many busts, representing the famous Serbian man of letters. After Kalemegdan park, we will head towards the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchy and Belgrade Cathedral, the oldest Belgrade Tavern called “The Question Mark” and the Residence of Princess Ljubica, an elegant Balkan style edifice. The charming quarter of Kosančićev Venac is home to many artists – painters, sculptors, photographers, art galleries, and art schools, so no wonder it is referred to as Belgrade Montmartre. Among other things, here we’ll visit the place where the National Library of Serbia stood before it was destroyed in Belgrade’s Nazi bombing in 1941. In King Peter’s street, we'll see the Neo-renaissance palace of the National Bank of Serbia, and the Art Nouveau Department store. We will reach Republic square through the pedestrian street Knez Mihailova, passing by many fascinating examples of civil architecture from the 19th and 20th centuries, such as the Serbian Academy of Science and Arts. After a short walk, we’ll reach The Republic Square one more time, where we’ll finish our tour.

Between East and West - Belgrade Private City Tour

Between East and West - Belgrade Private City Tour

Discover Belgrade's story on a private tour, unraveling its history from ancient times to the present day. Explore the heart of the city at Belgrade Fortress and observe the differences between modern Zemun, a relic of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, and historic Belgrade under Ottoman influence. Enjoy breathtaking views of the Sava and Danube rivers. Here is what you'll experience on the tour: Begin your day with a direct journey to the fortress after pickup. The fortress walls whisper stories from 2000 years, detailing why Belgrade earned the title "Rampart of Christianity". Turkish terms like Sahat tower and Stambol gate will be explained by your private guide. Learn the fascinating history of the Victor monument, once a point of shame for Serbs and admire the breathtaking view over the confluence of Sava and Danube rivers. Within the fortress, explore the open exhibition of the Belgrade Military Museum. Marvel at WWI and WWII weaponry, including a '99 Yugoslav Army missile launcher that downed the "invisible" F-117 stealth bomber. Your guide will share the intriguing tale how Yugoslav Air Defence's radar detected and successful hit this airplane. Enjoy the Kalemegdan Park, once a battlefield in Ottoman times, now a modern public park. Your guide reveals the meaning of "Kalemegdan" and shares the story about important monument of "Gratitude to France". From downtown of Belgrade you move on to Zemun, passing through the cultural gem of Kosancicev Venac. Marvel at landmarks such as St. Michael's Church, Princes Ljubica's Mansion, and the Patriarchy building. Uncover the charm of Zemun's Gardoš with ancient houses, churches, and many hidden gems. Feel the leisurely pulse of local life, where time takes a slower pace than bustling Belgrade streets. The Millennium Tower crowns Gardoš and offers a mesmerizing view of Zemun and the Danube. Wrap up the adventure with a cup of coffee in a local cafee or just stroll down the picturesque promenade along the Danube. After the tour you'll be dropped off to your accommodation or you can chose to stay to continue exploration on your own.

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