Explorer Belgrade, capital of Serbia and the Balkans while at the Green Studio Hostel Belgrade. Belgrade is a vibrant and lively city with a special charm.
Belgrade: Center of the Balkans
Belgrade’s history dates all the way back to 600 BC. It carries with it a unique history and charm in surviving all this time through over 115 wars and 44 city razings. Belgrade is a city that has withstood more than just the test of time and is back better than ever.
Belgrade is the capital, heart, and soul of Serbia, as well as the unofficial capital and cultural center of the Balkans. It is a city that never sleeps, full of life any time. Belgrade carries a charm like no other, a unique modern blend of East and West.
With 2 million inhabitants, it stands alone as the center of art, culture, film, music, and history in the region. Many come to Belgrade just to plan their next trip soon after. Check out some of the things to see and do while you’re here below.
Kalemegdan – One of the most impressive features and one of the oldest, most important forts in history now turned into a city park used by all in the center with beautiful views of the rivers.
Knez Mihailova – Main pedestrian street in Belgrade full of cafes, bars and the city’s fashionable shopping or just strolling center. Packed with people all the time strolling down the catwalk.
Skadarlija – The bohemian quarters of Belgrade where famous artists and poets in the past spent their days. Full of great authentic restaurants with lovely local folk music.
Nikola Tesla Museum – A great museum dedicated to the grandfather of electricity with many of his still literally shocking expirements on display for all to marvel.
Military Museum – Full of ancient items back to Rome, this is a must see museum for anyone located in Kalemegdan, the spot of some of the most important battles in history.
Zemun – Located just 15 minutes away from the center is a 2nd city right in Belgrade. Different, older architecture, great restaurants and bars on the Danube make this a great short trip.
Belgrade Nightlife – This is the true must see and do of Belgrade. Make sure you save enough of your time and energy for it!