Belgrade’s rich history and culture can be seen throughout the city, notably in the old Belgrade’s Fortress. The oldest cities in Europe is located at the crossroads of East and West, the capital city of Serbia has incredibly different culture and places to explore. The abundance of cultural attractions, splendid architecture and fast-paced city life attracts travelers from around the world. It's here in Belgrade, myriad of things to do, one can mesmerize the beauty of Danube and Sava rivers, reconnect with some of the architectural highlights of the socialist era of Yugoslavia, the old village of Zemun and the beautiful island of Ada with its beach.
Belgrade Fortress stands top on the cliff overlooking the confluence of Sava and Danube, it's here around 115 battles have been fought, where citadel was destroyed throughout the centuries and fortifications started in Celtic age, what today we see is the product of 18th century Austro-Hungarian and Turkish reconstructions. The fort’s bloody history can be seen all inside the fort, but the today’s cafes, fun fairs make the fort all the more alluring and visiting Belgrade Fortress is one of the best things to do in Belgrade.
The Royal Palace popularly known as White Palace lays on the peak of Dedinje Hill and can be seen from several parts of Belgrade. The Royal Palace was built between 1924 and 1929 with the private funds of His Majesty King Alexander I. The Royal Palace was the home of King Alexander I and King Peter II the father of Crown Prince Alexander. Today The Royal Palace is the home of Crown Prince Alexander and his family and is a major tourist attraction, as there is so much to discover and explore in the palace.
Zemun used to be a border town between Ottoman and Austrian Empires and officially became the part of Belgrade in 1934. So if you are in Belgrade don’t miss to explore Zemun, as one can get perfect views from Gardos, where you can enjoy views over the Danube towards Kalemegdan and Belgrade’s old center. Apart from the history and dark side of the city, one can relish the most amazing seafood here.
Rent a bike and explore the city is the most favored culture in Belgrade, it's here one can take guided bike tours, where you will have plenty of choices to choose from. As renting a bike in Belgrade is the easiest and a fun way to explore some of the most interesting sights without using, complicated public transit system or taxis. Half of Belgrade is easy to explore on bikes due to wide roads and no traffic. One can explore Zemun, New Belgrade, Ada, lower Kalemegdan and other places in one day.
Republic Square is the epicenter of the city surrounded by National Theatre and National Museum, crowded with locals this place is the most popular meeting point for Belgradians. Whereas Knez Mihailova street is the pedestrian area, surrounded by beautiful architecture famous Terazijska cesma, a drinking fountain in front of the Hotel Moskva, which is a great lookout point to the Sava river valley.