The Church of Saint Sava is one of the largest in the world: at the same time more than 10,000 people can be accommodated here! The memo has the shape of a Greek cross and is located on the spot where in 1594 the Turks burned at the stake the Serbian saint Sawa. The church was designed according to the traditions of Serbian medieval architecture in 1926, but the main buildings and external works were completed only in 2003. Landmark is striking in its size and majestic simplicity. Byzantine motifs and traditional Serbian rigor created a unique design of the church of St. Sava, which fascinates tourists from all over the world.
Belgrade Fortress – the main attraction.
The powerful millennial fortress is the main historical and cultural heritage of Belgrade. At the top of the hill at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers is located the legendary Belgrade fortress – a place of outstanding battles and great victories, a place where the history of the country was written and architectural masterpieces were built. The monument itself is divided into the Upper Town (the ruins of the castle and Byzantine buildings) and the Lower Town (churches, towers, artillery fortifications). This is a real city in a city that survived over 2300 years of history, was destroyed 44 times, but still managed to preserve amazing reminders for future generations!
Prince Mikhailov Street. Belgrade
This ancient landmark is located in the heart of the city and is the main tourist mecca of Belgrade. Knez Mihailova Street is also the oldest in the city and was used 2 thousand years ago under Roman rule. The best preserved monuments and architectural creations of the late XIX century. Just walk along the street and enjoy the ancient galleries, bookstores, cafes and monuments of the ancient city. In addition, this place is traditionally the starting point of any tour, so you don’t need to join any group and learn more about the history of the main street in Belgrade.
National Theater – Modern Memoir of Belgrade
Republic Square is one of the most popular places in the collection of progressive and modern Serbs. Two famous monuments of Belgrade are located here at once: the National Theater and the monument to Prince Mikhail Obrenovic. The theater often hosts premieres of ballet, drama and opera, and crowds gather at Prince Michael to take pictures and learn the heroic story of the Serbian ruler.
Ada Cyganlia – the best rest and entertainment!
Ada Tsiganliya is a peninsula on the Sava River, where modern recreational infrastructure is developed. The main advantages of the sights are: the location near the center of Belgrade, the cleanest beaches and excellent sports facilities. Therefore, it is not surprising that more than 100 thousand tourists come here every year. The healing microclimate and the correctly designed artificial lake of the peninsula contribute to ecological tourism and active recreation.
The most popular are amateur kayak, diving, surfing and water polo competitions. Also, tourists will enjoy the golf courses, football, baseball and volleyball courts and tennis courts. Here is where to roam and relax, gain strength and look at life from the bright side of Ada Tsiganliya!
Other Belgrade attractions
The parliament building is a monumental building in classical style with elements of the Renaissance. After construction in 1936, the governing bodies of Yugoslavia were housed here, and after 60 years – the government of Serbia. Today, the parliament building is one of the main cultural heritage sites of the country and is included in any tour of Belgrade.
Old Palace – Belgrade Landmark
The Old or Royal Palace is one of the brightest and unusual monuments of the city. It was built according to all the canons of academism and adherence to external forms of classical architecture. The facade of the sights stands out strongly against the background of the surrounding buildings, which gives it even greater interest from tourists. It should be noted that the palace is one of the few representatives of its style and is included in the traditional tour of the city.