What’s In Belgrade, Serbia?

Ada Ciganlija

Ada Ciganlija is an island that has been artificially transformed into a peninsula and is popularly known to as Ada. Captivating massive visitors anywhere between 100,000 to 300,000 during the summer and on weekends,  this is a popular R and R spot for locals and tourists visiting Belgrade. The beaches consist of a number of sporting facilities, inviting many visitors.

Belgrade Fortress & Kalemegdan

Located at the center of the city and is Belgrade Fortress and the oldest place in urban Belgrade. The city’s citizens were located enclosed by the walls of the fortress long ago. The fortress has a view of the two rivers: Sava and Danube. Either the remainder of the fortress or green city park is what the name Kalemegdan means.

By reaching Knez Mihailova Street these two places can easily be tracked down It makes for some fun activities for locals and tourists alike since guests also have Belgrade Zoo in the premises. Although the principal entry is at Stambol Gate where there are military tanks and cannons are presented, tourists can access the Belgrade fortress from different gates. In this area, there are several important landmarks and history aficionado will be fond of visiting this place.

There are charges for some attractions inside but there are no admission fees for either Belgrade Fortress or Kalemegdan.

Nikola Tesla Museum

Nikola Tesla, an inventor, and engineer who is perhaps well known for his work linked to the modern alternating current electricity system is the inspiration behind the museum and is dedicated to his life and work. The museum becomes the home of Tesla’s a rich collection, the legacy of the scientific genius. Inside the museum, tourists can witness the tons of documents, journals, and books, including technical exhibits. Going to the museum is the best itinerary for students and science devotee to be specific.

Learn about Saint Sava while in the area who is the first archbishop of the Serbian Orthodox Church.

Bajrakli Mosque

This mosque can be found at Dorcol district of Belgrade. In the early 1700s, the time when Austria occupied Serbia, this mosque was transformed into a Roman Catholic church. When the Ottomans occupied Belgrade later, it was returned back to its original purpose By observing the mosque, one may see Ottoman architectural styles exhibited. Visited especially by those who are of the Islamic faith, for its legacy, it is among the most desired locations in Belgrade. Inside the city, it is also the only active mosque. It accommodates visitors granted not during prayer times and visitors are cautioned to dress and act with respect to the place.