A virtual tour through downtown Belgrade

Today I’ll be taking you for a virtual walk through Belgrade, one of the most amazing cities of Europe, and my hometown. For the beginning, some quick info: Belgrade is one of the oldest capitals of the world, more than 7000 years old. It was destroyed and rebuilt time and again by the countless civilizations that have left their mark on the city. Today Belgrade is a dynamic town with a unique culture and lifestyle, and a vibrant nightlife.

Knez Mihailova street and it’s surroundings

Knez Mihailova is Belgrade’s main street, and a place you really can’t miss. It features very interesting architecture, several museums and art galleries, world-famous brands’ shops, cafes and restaurants. It is also a great place to meet people.

The tiny streets surrounding Knez Mihailova are also worth discovering. You might stumble upon much more affordable shops, antiques and restaurants, as well as many historical sites.

Knez Mihailova street and the Republic square Knez Mihailova street and the Republic square

Serbian Academy of Science & Art at Knez Mihailova Serbian Academy of Science & Art at Knez Mihailova

National Museum in Belgrade National Museum in Belgrade

Kalemegdan park-fortress

Belgrade’s central park and fortress – Kalemegdan is a one-of-a kind open-air museum, but also a romantic place with spectacular views over Belgrade’s two huge rivers, the Sava and Danube.

Sava promenade at Kalemegdan park Sava promenade at Kalemegdan park

Medieval Belgrade Medieval Belgrade

The Stairway to Upper Kalemegdan The Stairway to Upper Kalemegdan

Kalemegdan towers in twilight

Most important Belgrade churches

The most famous churches in Belgrade are the huge St. Sava temple and the tiny Ružica church, followed by St. Marko and the Orthodox Cathedral. There’s also Bajrakli mosque, the oldest remaining religious building in central Belgrade.

Saint Sava temple and plateau in Belgrade

Ružica church Ružica church seen from the patio of St. Petka chapel

St Marko church in winter St Marko church and Tašmajdan park in winter

Orthodox cathedral in Belgrade Orthodox cathedral in Belgrade

Belgrade rivers and lake

Belgrade is located on the confluence of two large rivers, the Sava and the Danube. There’s also an artificial lake with 6 km of beaches better known as Ada Ciganlija. Ada is the favorite recreation zone of the Belgraders and their guests, and features all kinds of sports, including even bungee jumping!

Danube river in Belgrade Danube river and Belgrade seen from Zemun

Belgrade Sava port Belgrade Sava port

Peace at the Danube river Peace at the Danube river in Belgrade