You must visit Belgrade, Serbia. Here's why:
There is no doubt Belgrade (Београд) is beginning to become a city of interest when it comes to searching for new places to visit. Although the country has had a turbulent past, the capital of Serbia is booming. The streets are full of life, both during the day and night.
Within the busy street life, sometimes you can capture peaceful scenery in some of the many cobblestone streets, for example in Skadarlija. It is one of the most famous streets in Belgrade, featuring a vibrant neighbourhood located in the old part of town.
Much like the Basilica of the Sagrada Familia in Barcelona, Spain, the Orthodox Church of Saint Sava, is not yet finished. While It's beautiful exterior gives an air of completion, don't be surprised by its unfinished work inside. Still, the Orthodox Church of Saint Sava is an impressive and beautiful building.
And of course... some of my puddle pictures :)
The city is full of urban art...
Must visit: The Belgrade Fortress. It dates back to the 3rd century BC and it's incredibly preserved. Located on the hill of Kalemegdan Park, overlooking the Sava River and the Danube River. The perfect place to stroll while enjoying Belgrade's aged old history.
Where to eat and party:
Druga Piaca ( great pizzas and a great place, over looking the Sava River)
Moritz Eis - one of the best ice creams I have eaten!
Kafeterija - can't miss this place to enjoy a delicious coffee.
Head over to the district of Savamala, full of bars and clubs. Kasina bar, Mladost/Ludost - If you are looking for the real stuff, head here. It's a crazy fun serbian party... for drinks and lounging.
If you are in Belgrade during the summer, head over to the "splavs" or river clubs located on the Danube River. The perfect place to have a drink with friends while listening to good music.
Other places you can't miss
Knez Mihajlova (main pedestrian and shopping area in Belgrade)
Kalenić Pijaca (one of the most famous open-air markets)
Nikola Tesla Museum (a must!)
Explore other areas!
If you get the chance to explore, I recommend the picturesque neighbourhood of Zemun (15-20 min away).
Serbia is a country with a rich history and culture, along with great food and it's capital, Belgrade is one of Europe's oldest cities. The perfect place to start your adventure in the Balkan peninsula. Belgrade is the place to be!
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