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Things to do in Belgrade

Belgrade, one of the oldest cities with a lot to offer

Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia and was home to one of the most important prehistoric cultures of Europe. It was ruled by Theodoric the Great after the area was ravaged by Attila the Hun and now holds many historical attractions from that era for holiday goers to see.

 

Things to do in Belgrade

Belgrade is one of the oldest cities in Europe and although it’s small, it still has much to offer and you’ll find a lot of things to do in Belgrade while visiting the historical city.

 

Belgrade Fortress

Belgrade Fortress is a major tourist attraction that is at the epicenter of the city. It has long been a mechanism of defense for the city and dates back to the time of Attila the Hun. Of all the things to do in Belgrade, many tourists agree that the Belgrade Fortress is the best tourist attraction and that it definitely is worth a visit.

 

Belgrade Zoo

If on holiday with kids, check out the Belgrade Zoo. Since being bombed twice in World War Two, it has grown to over seventeen acres and is home to over two thousand animals.

 

Belgrade Nightlife

Many night clubs make up the nightlife of Belgrade. Spend time at limitless options like Bar Balthazar, Club Magacin, or Mr. Stefan Brown.

 

When to go to Belgrade

Popular times to visit Belgrade is in the months of March, April, May, September and October. June and July have high temperatures and a lot of rain. Winter months have relatively lower temperatures and offer an excellent New Year’s celebration. The climate in Belgrade is relatively mild with an average temperature at around 12 degrees Celsius (53degrees Fahrenheit).

 

Accommodation

Belgrade offers a variety of accommodations in many different price ranges that will allow any tourist a lovely stay on any budget. So if you want an interesting view of an historic old city with charm and culture, come to Belgrade.

 

Travel from Belgrade to Sarajevo

One attraction to Belgrade is the ease of going from Belgrade to Sarajevo, the capital of Bosnia. You can travel to the city by bus or train.

 

 

 

 

Things to do in Belgrade

Belgrade Facts

Population1 166 763
CountrySerbia
LanguageSerbian
CurrencySerbian Dinar
Longitude20.466667
Latitude44.816667
AirportBeograd, Serbia (BEG)

OPERA

Belgrade Opera House

National Theatre in Belgrade

Inaugurated in 1869 and rebuilt in 1989, this Serbian opera house is not only the musical pride of Serbia, it is also a humanitarian one. During the darkest days in 1999 during the NATO bombings of the capital, the National Theatre in Belgrade was one of few places where the people could get a glimmer of enjoyment. For the symbolic prize of one dinar the Belgrade public got to experience inspired opera performances during the afternoons when there was cease fire. If you are in Belgrade, don't forget to visit this historical opera house that has a special place in the hearts of the local people.

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MARATHON

Belgrade Marathon

The Belgrade Marathon is a an urban marathon in the city center of Belgrade. It is held annually in mid-April since it was established in 1988. The marathon event features a standard marathon as well as a half-marathon, a run for kids and a 5k run for the public that want to participate but where a marathon is a bit too daunting. The race starts close to the Desanka Maksimovic Monument and takes you through most of Belgrade's city center. The most scenic parts are probably around the Danube river where the runners get a great view of the Great War Island, an island with historical significance for the city of Belgrade. The race ends at the Terazijska Square where a big crowd will wait for you, celebrating your great achievement!

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