Are you traveling to Belgrade? Here’s a list of our favorite attractions and the top 10 things to do in Belgrade as a tourist!
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St. Sava Temple (Hram Svetog Save)
The world’s largest Orthodox church is located in Belgrade. This church is called St. Sava Temple or Hram Svetog Save as it’s called in Serbian. The church is dedicated to Saint Sava who was an important person in Serbia when he founded the Serbian Orthodox Church.
The St. Sava Temple is located on Vračar, which is the place where Saint Sava’s remainings and relics were burned in 1595 by the Turkish Sinan Pasha, as a punishment for that the Serbs had risen in rebellion.
The Fort of Belgrad
The fort of Belgrade is the oldest area of the city. For several centuries, the locals mostly lived inside the fortress walls. Thanks to its location, you can enjoy fantastic views over the city.
If you like nature, great views, history, and culture, then this is one of the top things to do in Belgrade for you!
Also Read: What to see in Subotica in Serbia
This is the local people’s own little “holiday gem”. Here come the locals to sunbathe and swim during the warm months of the year. The promenade at Ada Ciganlija is filled with both restaurants and cozy bars.
Take the opportunity and rent a paddle boat and go for a ride along the Lake “Savsko Jezero.”
Skadarlija is Belgrade’s bohemian center with cobbled streets and a unique atmosphere. This is one of the city’s most charming streets, something you’ll notice when strolling around seeing all nice restaurants and cozy cafés. In Skadarlija, there’s always hustle and bustle!
Skadarlija is a must to write down on your list of things to do in Belgrade!
Being in Serbia without drinking the local coffee is like going to Sweden without eating a cinnamon bun or drinking Swedish cider. Coffee is a culture in Serbia, and Przionica is one of the best places to enjoy a good cup of Serbian coffee. The decor is lovely, the staff is friendly, and the coffee is delicious.
Address: Dobracina 59b.
A traditional Rakija bar serving 130 different kinds of Rakija, which is Serbia’s national drink. This is one of the city’s most famous bars, and a visit here should be on every visitor’s list of things to do in Belgrade.
Address: Dobracina 5.
The name itself means “little prince,” and that’s exactly how you’re going to feel like after a visit here. Mali Princ serves the best ice cream in town, and your only problem here will be to choose the flavor of your ice cream.
In addition to delicious ice cream, you can also buy yummy cakes and other pastries.
Address: Nikole Spasića 2 och Palmoticeva 27.
Reka – Dinner & Dancing
Reka is a Legendary restaurant located nearby Zemun. This restaurant’s decor is colorful, the staff wear traditional clothing, food is of the highest class, and the atmosphere is always on top.
Every night, various live bands play traditional songs, and here, they’ve also got an unwritten rule – during dinner, you should stand up and dance by the table!
A fun and different dining experience, so make sure to book a table in advance!
Address: Kej Oslobodjenja 73b, Zemun.
Gallery 1250 is a charming little shop in central Belgrade selling handmade products – perfect for souvenirs and gifts. The staff is friendly and helpful, and the range is unique.
Address: Belgrade Design District, Cumicevo Sokace 56.
Visit Novi Sad
The nearby city Novi Sad is Serbia’s second largest city, and it has become an increasingly popular destination during the years. Novi Sad means “new planting,” which is quite funny since the city is an industrial and cultural center. If you have time, we highly recommend you to go for a day trip to Novi Sad.