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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: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Belgrade: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Download an engaging self-guided audio tour of the vibrant Balkan capital. Your tour is combined with a fully detailed map, enabling you to get the most out of your experience. Take a walk through Belgrade, Serbia's capital, and a city steeped in history. Listen to informative commentary as you stroll its streets. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Skardalija, the city's bohemian district. Admire the landmarks of Republic Square like the National Museum and Theater. Encounter famous sights like the Old Palace, Nikola Pasic Square, the Zepter Museum, and Prince Michael Street. You'll also see Students Square, the Ethnographic Museum, as well as the curiously named Question Mark Tavern and Big Staircase. Experience and learn about the monumental Belgrade fortress, with its points of interest including the Natural History Museum Gallery, the Inner Stambol Gate, and the Old Turkish Bath. Enjoy an experience where you explore and learn about the city and its fascinating sights at your own pace.

Belgrade: Ottoman heritage tour

Belgrade: Ottoman heritage tour

Have you ever heard the story about Outlaws and Janissaries? What about the tribute in blood phenomenon (devshirme)? Welcome to Belgrade, an important borderline settlement of the Ottoman Empire, a religious center which had over 200 active Islamic religious objects, and where Islamic schools worked for decades. Numerous Ottoman armies went from and through Belgrade on their conquest of central European cities. Join us on a unique tour that will bring you back five centuries in a past. About their influence which can be seen today on the Belgrade Forterss, Nebojsa’s Tower, as well as 15th century Zindan Gate and drinking fountain of Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic, erected in 1576. We will take a walk through the old parts of the city to the Cukur drinking fountain, a place where a Serbian boy stood up to Turkish Soldiers and caused international crisis. See the Bajrakli Mosque as one of the flag places in the city, the only preserved example of Islamic sacral architecture in Belgrade. Not far away from the mosque you will be able to visit Sheikh Mustafa’s Türbe (tomb), erected in the late 18th century. The story will continue with history of great struggle against the Ottoman Empire and increasing implementation of Turkish words into the Serbian language that last up to this day. We will sum it all up with entering House of Princess Ljubica, where you will be able to see how everyday life looked in Ottoman ruled Serbia. On the localities we mentioned, every rock impatiently waits to tell its story. Join us in discovering numerous influences of the Islamic civilization, which makes Belgrade as it is today.

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.

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.

Zindan Gate: Our most recommended tours and activities

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: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Belgrade: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Download an engaging self-guided audio tour of the vibrant Balkan capital. Your tour is combined with a fully detailed map, enabling you to get the most out of your experience. Take a walk through Belgrade, Serbia's capital, and a city steeped in history. Listen to informative commentary as you stroll its streets. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Skardalija, the city's bohemian district. Admire the landmarks of Republic Square like the National Museum and Theater. Encounter famous sights like the Old Palace, Nikola Pasic Square, the Zepter Museum, and Prince Michael Street. You'll also see Students Square, the Ethnographic Museum, as well as the curiously named Question Mark Tavern and Big Staircase. Experience and learn about the monumental Belgrade fortress, with its points of interest including the Natural History Museum Gallery, the Inner Stambol Gate, and the Old Turkish Bath. Enjoy an experience where you explore and learn about the city and its fascinating sights at your own pace.

Belgrade: Ottoman heritage tour

Belgrade: Ottoman heritage tour

Have you ever heard the story about Outlaws and Janissaries? What about the tribute in blood phenomenon (devshirme)? Welcome to Belgrade, an important borderline settlement of the Ottoman Empire, a religious center which had over 200 active Islamic religious objects, and where Islamic schools worked for decades. Numerous Ottoman armies went from and through Belgrade on their conquest of central European cities. Join us on a unique tour that will bring you back five centuries in a past. About their influence which can be seen today on the Belgrade Forterss, Nebojsa’s Tower, as well as 15th century Zindan Gate and drinking fountain of Mehmed Pasa Sokolovic, erected in 1576. We will take a walk through the old parts of the city to the Cukur drinking fountain, a place where a Serbian boy stood up to Turkish Soldiers and caused international crisis. See the Bajrakli Mosque as one of the flag places in the city, the only preserved example of Islamic sacral architecture in Belgrade. Not far away from the mosque you will be able to visit Sheikh Mustafa’s Türbe (tomb), erected in the late 18th century. The story will continue with history of great struggle against the Ottoman Empire and increasing implementation of Turkish words into the Serbian language that last up to this day. We will sum it all up with entering House of Princess Ljubica, where you will be able to see how everyday life looked in Ottoman ruled Serbia. On the localities we mentioned, every rock impatiently waits to tell its story. Join us in discovering numerous influences of the Islamic civilization, which makes Belgrade as it is today.

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.

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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3.7
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The tour was excellent, extremely comprehensive, we saw downtown Belgrade, Kalegmedan, the fortress, Zemun, Avala Mountain, St Sava Temple, the political inner centre and buildings, suburban Belgrade, outer Belgrade, etc .... and our guide Aleksandar knew the history and all events of the city into detail, and was extremely up to date, pleasant and a very good coach and entertainer which made our total group experience a real marvel. Highly recommended to anyone who wishes to go on a comprehensive and comfortable tour (in an excellent air-conditioned spacious mini-van).

Our guide, Konstantin, went into meticulous historical details and factual information, based on his impressive credentials as a historian and authority in political science and experiences. His overall performance as a tour guide is above "par excellence"! Highly recommended as Victor Tours' pride and gem! Kudos!-Maria and Jim, Wednesday, June 5, 2024 group.

The tour itenarary was really great and the tour guide was great and very knowledgeable about many topics ranging from history to geography. The tour was also well planned with lots of info given. The driver was also a great guy. Really happy to have taken this tour and will recommend GYG for sure.

The overall trip was so good and a special mention to the guide who guided the group so well and explained all important places and even gave some insights of the history and culture of Serbia. His recommendations on the restaurants were also amazing. Definitely recommend the trip

Good mix of Serbian history and an overview of the highlights in the city area. Relaxed lunch break by the river and lots of interesting information about Serbia's present day along the way. Definitely recommended