Belgrade is the capital city of Serbia and one of the most popular city breaks in Europe lately. Cheap flights offer great accessibility of the city . Lot of natural places around the city offer great outdoor fun and of course urban style of Belgrade people offer great night life and great fun. But let me guide you through the city slowly and step by step.
HOW TO GET INTO BELGRADE
Nikola Tesla is the main airport , home of Air Serbia and place where many low budget companies fly. Belgrade have connection with many destination so coming to this city is easy and not expensive at all.
From Nikola Tesla airport to the city you have buses. They are frequent and will take you to the Zeleni Venac central area bus stop near to all places that you must visit. For all details check this LINK
WHAT TO SEE AND DO IN BELGRADE
First thing that i would like to mention is old fortress that overlooking the city- Kalemegdan. Is a wonderful place to see and enjoy the view from there. Offer some nice walk inside the walls and also has some museums inside that will show you the history of this place. The strategically convenient location of the ridge at the confluence of the Sava and the Danube, which dominates the surroundings and enables control over the plain from its north and west side, had been inhabited since prehistoric times. Based on the archaeological findings at the Upper Town’s plateau of the Belgrade Fortress, the first settlement originates during the Neolithic period.
Knez Mihailova street is the famous pedestrian street in center of Belgrade , connecting Kalemegdan with rest of the center. Here you can find all famous restaurants plenty of bars pubs and some very famous hotels and plenty low cost hostels. This street is iconic place for Belgrade night life .
Avala mountain is the place where you can enjoy in an amazing view and fantastic picnic in the nature if you are fun of nature like i am. Avala is not far from the city center and is reachable with public transport or with your own car.
Ada Ciganlija place where you can enjoy in many activities especially if you visit Belgrade in the summer where beaches are open and you can enjoy in the sun and swimming in Danube river. Lot of open air restoraunts are located there, many indoor restoraunts based on some floating boats ( Splavs) where you can enjoy in great food, interesting music and of course lovely people always ready to share some views on various subjects with you and to share some drinks with you.
Skadarlija is a vintage street, an urban neighborhood and former municipality of Belgrade, the capital of Serbia. It is located in the Belgrade municipality of Stari Grad (Old town) and generally considered the main bohemian quarter of Belgrade, similar to Paris’ Montmartre. If you looking for nice place to have a drink and chat with artistic Belgrade fela this is the place to be . Lot of artistic people and bohemian people gather there to celebrate life and friendship in many taverns ( Kafana )
Saint Sava church is one of the most iconic church in the town, is huge and impressive so its worth to visit , not far from the Knez Mihailova pedestrian street. Nikola Tesla museums is one of the must see museums in Belgrade and of course Josip Broz Tito mausoleum impressive with its look and connection with the iconic leader last resting place.
From the sporting point of view Belgrade is a home of the most passionate derby in the football history Partizan vs Crvena Zvezda . Two sets of fans dont like each other and there is always a lot emotions involve in this derby. If you around the city in the time when is playing check it… its worth 🙂
All different variaty of hostels , hotels and appartments for you . Price is depend from the location of the place. Many of the hostels are located in the center of the city range from 10-20 euros . Hotels range from 30-100 euros . Of course there is some more expensive ones but i will not write about them . Airbnb option is also very popular there and easy to find a place to stay.
Considering all this its not surprise that Belgrade is consider as one of the most visited city breaks in the last few years. Its a unique place offering great thing that will make your trip unforgettable.