Belgrade, capital of Serbia next to the Danube river

Belgrade
Belgrade It is the capital of the Republic of Serbia and the largest and most populous city in the territory of the former Yugoslavia. The city located at the confluence of the Sava river with the Danube, is the economic engine of the country, with a singular agrarian sector, and main center for the dissemination of Serbian culture.

The streets and squares are filled every day with people wanting to enjoy leisure and that are making it one of the most marvelous cities in Europe. Belgrade has the reputation of a city with a vibrant nightlife, with its many bars, restaurants, discos and music bars that remain open until dawn.

Culture and sport

Regarding culture, Belgrade has around a thousand sports facilities, many can host all kinds of sporting events. In addition to two state universities and several institutions of higher education. The most prestigious museum in Belgrade is the National Museum, founded in 1844. It houses a collection of more than 400,000 exhibits, including foreign masterpieces.

Citadel Division

The citadel is divided into the Upper Town and Lower Town. The two main entrances are the Stambol and Sahat gates. In the upper part there is Sahat-kula, the Clock Tower, from the second half of the 18th century and used by the Turks as a watchtower, since it offers a wide view of the entire city. The Fortress Museum exposes the development of the wall from its origins. After the Kralj-kapija, you will see a Roman well rebuilt by the Austrians between 1721 and 1731 to ensure the water supply to the fort.

Recommended article: The most important cities in Serbia

The Danube in Serbia: 588 Impressions (January 2022)


  • Belgrade, Rome
  • 1,230