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City Guide: BelgradeSpreading at the confluence of and around the Danube and the Sava rivers, Belgrade is the capital and the largest city of Serbia. The capital is the cultural, educational, economical and scientific hub of the country. The repeatedly collapsed and rebuilt city has been hosting a great deal of civilizations and nations throughout its history. In addition to this immense historical and cultural accumulation, the city has a green cityscape composed of two rivers, 16 river islands, parks, gardens and wide green areas.
Tourist AttractionsStanding as one of the oldest cities of Europe, Belgrade is one of the reflections of briskness. Although it could not procure the permanence of the historical accumulations due to being a route to myriad conquests Belgrade is decorated with countless diversified historical traces and natural elements. Especially, countless architecturally and historically significant houses are found in Belgrade.
The Old Palace is the house for the City Assembly of Belgrade. Built between 1882 and 1884, this architectural highlight has magnificent carved ceilings of the Turkish time.
Belgrade houses a great deal of monuments. To mention one, Millenary Monument established in 1896 for the commemoration of the 1000th anniversary of the founding of Hungarian state. These kinds of monuments built by the Hungarians are found at the other parts of the city. You will witness about 300 hundred cultural monuments spread throughout the city.
Belgrade is home to 65 public parks and more than 40 drinking fountains. Kalemegdan, Pionirski, Tašmajdan, Karađorđev and Gradski Parks are among the most famous parks of the city. Kalemegdan is the largest and the most beautiful park of the city. The park harbors a plenty of monuments, Military Museum, Belgrade ZOO, Cvijeta Zuzorić art pavilion, Belgrade Cultural Protection Institute, an amusement park and Belgrade Fortress. The fortress overlooks Sava and Danube rivers. The two rivers confluence along the fortress.
Nikola Tesla Museum and National Museum are the two of the best museums of Belgrade.
The riverbanks of the Sava and Danube rivers have a length of 20 km in the city's urban area. At this area, 16 islands are existed. Ada Ciganlija, Veliko ratno ostrvo and Gročanska ada are the most famous ones of these islands.
Culture & EntertainmentBelgrade is the culture and art capital of Serbia. Theaters, musical and cultural centers, galleries, libraries, concerts and the other cultural events constitute the rich cultural accumulation of Belgrade. The city harbors the most significant culture and art institutions of the state. National Theater, University of Arts, Serbian Academy of Arts and Sciences and National Library of Serbia are some these cultural entities.
Built in 1869, National Theater is both an architectural highlight and a crucial performing center. The theater has a large repertoire including drama, ballet, opera and the other cultural events. Pinokio, Ister Theater, Narodno Theater, Dah Theater and Bitef Theater are some of the other theaters.
Belgrade is home to many orchestras, jazz orchestras and choirs. Opera and ballet are the ingredients of National Theater. Belgrade Philharmonic Orchestra and Symphony Orchestra of the Artistic Ensemble of the Serbian and Montenegro Army are among the main orchestras of the city.
Belgrade Municipal Library, National Library of Serbia and Belgrade University Library are the three valuable libraries of the city. The city library has many branches at different parts of the city.
The city hosts a great deal of cultural events throughout the year. International Film Festival (February-March), Belgrade Summer Festival (July-August), International Music Youth Competition (March), International Theatrical Belgrade Adventure (June), Belgrade International Theater Festival (September), Belgrade Book Fair (October-November) and Belgrade Music Festivities (October) are several important organizations held in the city.
Belgrade offer great opportunities for recreation and entertainment. Fishing and hunting are the basic parts of social life. The city has two generous rivers and many artificial lakes. These watery environments are rich in fish.
Ada Ciganlija is the entertainment center of the city. This Island is eligible for pedal boating, bowling, picnic spaces, mini-golf courts. The beach at the island is one of the best ones on artificial lakes. Also, Veliko Ratno Ostrvo (Major War Island) is one of the most beautiful places for nature lovers. The Lido Beach placed at this island represents the famous Zemun beach.
Food & DrinkThe cuisine of Belgrade is internationally and nationally rich and diversified. Specialized restaurants and traditional venues offer a great range of delicacies. The traditional culinary culture is pretty wealthy. Fish, salads and desserts have a special place in the city cuisine. Pink, red and white wines, beers, fruit juices and Turkish coffee are the main drinks accompanying the meals.
Skadarlija is the Bohemian quarter of the city. Skadarlija is popular with its traditional restaurants. If you want to taste the best flavors of the local cuisine you should visit this part of the city.
Salads: Serbian salad (vegetables, salt, oil, cucumber), sopska salad (vegetables and cheese), roasted pepper, sauerkraut, pickles (gherkin, paprika, green tomato, cauliflower and carrot)...
Fish: Fish chowder, carp with pilaf, perch ala smederevo (perch, tomato, onion, paprika, pepper, lemon), fried catfish...
Desserts: Dry nut pie, orasnice, strudel, pancakes...
ShoppingBulevar Kralja Aleksandra is one of the magnets of the shopping world at Belgrade. Being the longest street of the city, the boulevard hosts splendid shops selling everything at a great range of prices. All kinds of goods at different qualities are sold at this shopping zone.
Around the Terazije Square, you will be able to find a great range of local and international brands sold at exclusive shops.
Knez Mihailova pedestrian area is a must for you to complete your shopping tour at the city. Here, you will find a great deal of shops of different categories.
New Millenium, City Passage, Cava Centar and Yu Biznis Centar are among the most significant and impressive shopping centers of the city.
The Balkans Without a Visa
The Balkans Without a VisaSister city: Sarajevo (Bosnia-Herzegovina)
Capital of the Republic of Bosnia-Herzegovina, Sarajevo is a historic city brimming with vestiges of Ottoman culture. Perched on the two banks of the Miljacka River in a valley flanked by mountains, it exhibits a quintessential Balkan cultural synthesis. At one end of the avenues you can see historic mosques and khans; at the other, examples of classic European architecture. The main market, or Bashcharshi to the locals, is an historic district where the city’s character makes itself felt. Aka the Turkish Quarter, it is reminiscent of an old Anatolian town. In the center of market square, which is surrounded by wooden houses with tile roofs, stands an historic shadervan or fountain with pool. The jewelers, leather dealers and other artisans in the market, which also boasts an Ottoman period clock tower, practice their arts today as they did in the past.
• Library Building
• Latin Bridge
• Tunnel Museum
Salute to Rumeli:
skopje (Macedonia)Capital of Macedonia, Skopje lies in the upper reaches of the Vardar River. With traces of settlement going back six thousand years, the city was under Ottoman rule for more than five centuries. The 15th century Mustafa Pasha Mosque is one of its finest examples of Islamic architecture, and the multi-arched Stone Bridge has joined the two halves of the town for centuries. Skopje Castle is one of the first structures to attract attention in this city where modern and traditional exist side by side. Built by the Byzantines in the 6th century, its walls offer a fabulous view. The Old Bazaar, one of the Balkans’ most colorful open-air markets, promises a pleasant tour with its cobbled lanes and pastel-painted shops. The Church of Sveti Spas (Holy Salvation), whose courtyard houses the tombs of Macedonia’s national heroes, attracts visitors with its intricately carved wooden altar screen.
Skopje was the birth place of one of the leading lights of Turkish literature, Yahya Kemal Beyatlı (1884-1958). A poet, Beyatlı is best known for his poems The Dome of Our Own Sky and Glorious Istanbul.
• The Old Bazaar
• Skopje Castle
• Mustafa Pasha Mosque
Enjoying kafana in Belgrade
Capital of Serbia, Belgrade is a city worth seeing for its two-thousand-year history, its architectural wonders and its fascinating museums. And the quarter of Skadarlija is the best place for partaking in the extended pleasures of the traditional Slavic coffeehouse known as Kafana. Don’t miss the flea market in Novi Belgrad either.
On to the Adrıatıc: Tirana (Albania)
Capital of Albania, Tirana lies in the foothills of Mt. Daiti, a well-known national park and ski resort. The heart of the country’s culture and economy, the city is only 25 kilometers inland from the Adriatic. This city of green mountains and cultural diversity with a majority Muslim population is undergoing rapid change today. Old buildings are being razed and the beauty of the Lana River being laid bare. Parks are being enlarged, dining and shopping venues diversified. Scander Beg Square at the city center is encircled by museums and opera houses. All the avenues are laid out to end at this square. A portion of the upwards of a thousand Ottoman monuments in the country are in Tirana. Among them the most famous are Ethem Bey Mosque, Taner Bridge, the Clock Tower and Kaplan Pasha Tomb. Dubbed ‘the Pyramid’, the culture center meanwhile is one of the city’s most popular meeting places.
Young capital: Prishtina
Main artery of Prishtina, capital of Kosovo, Mother Theresa Boulevard is the city’s shopping, eating and drinking, and entertainment district. Other must-see sights here include the New Born Obelisk, symbol of independence in the city center, the National Museum, the University of Prishtina, and the Old Town with its traditional buildings.
• Ethem Bey Mosque
• Tirana Archaeological
• The Big Lake Park
Museum city: Zagreb (Croatia)
On the banks of the Sava River facing the southern slopes of Mt. Medvednica, Zagreb is the capital of Croatia. The city, which consists of two main districts very different in character, stands out for its museums, art galleries and dynamic urban lifestyle. Trg Bana Jelacica, the city’s main square, is a good place to start a tour. The old town, Gronji Grad, is famous for its colorful market place and elegant buildings. Lotrscak Tower, built in the 13th century to defend the city gates, is ideal for a pleasant view. Donji Grad, Zagreb’s other historic district, is proud of its fashionable squares, broad avenues and tasteful gardens. Laid out on a grid plan, the district is also home to several museums. The Archaeological Museum, famous for its mummies, Croatian Natural History Museum full of remains from prehistoric eras, and the City Museum which chronicles the Zagreb’s development from the Romans to the present, are all worth seeing. Eastern Europe’s biggest park, Maximir, is also worth adding to your list.
• Medvednica Nature Park
• St. Catherine’s Church
• Arts and Crafts Museum
Confluence of rivers:
Capital of Montenegro, Podgorica is one of the oldest settlements in the Balkans. Home of the Illyrian tribes in antiquity, the city still exhibits traces of the Ottomans, who ruled here for four hundred years starting from the 15th century. Sahat Kula is one of the first structures you will encounter on your tour of the old city (Stara Varos). Commissioned by Hajji Pasha Osmanagich, this clock tower is a historic and cultural monument. Sveti Djordje Church at the city center goes back to the Middle Ages. A large number of archaeological and ethnographic artifacts are exhibited at the City Museum. The Natural History Museum informs visitors about the richness of nature in Montenegro. The Petrovic Palace, noteworthy for its 19th century architecture, has been converted into an art center. With its broad squares and government buildings, the Nova Varos District symbolizes the city’s modern face. And Millennium Bridge over the Moraca River complements this beautiful scene.
• Dajbabe Monastery
• The Ruins of Duklja
• The Town of Nemanjin Grad
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