New belgrade, st Sava temple, old & new royal palace, national, assembly, st Mark church, terazije square, republic square, kalemegdan & Belgrade`s fortress, guided walking tour trough kalemegdan.
Every day of the week
Duration: 3,5 - 4 hours
Price: 20 euros
Reservation : a day earlier
Minimum : 2 person
Price : Price is per person, payable in RSD at the exchange rate of the Bank Intesa
Children 2 – 12 years : 50% discount
Transpor to and from the apartment : available at extra charge of 5 euros per person
Guidance: Serbian and English (other languages on request)
The tours are not organized : New Year, Christmas, Easter and public holidays
We start the tour from Studentski Trg and we head towards New Belgrade, on the other side of the Sava River.
Built as a new part of the town, after the WWII and during the socialist regime, it has many interesting buildings. Ex- Central Committee of the Communist Party, Federal Executive Council, also known as Palace of Federation, Genex Tower or Western Gate of Belgrade, Sava Center, one of the biggest congress halls in this part of Europe, etc.
We cross the Gazela Bridge and head for Dedinje – Belgrade’s richest residential area, where we can see the Museum of History of Yugoslavia and House of Flowers – the resting place of Josip Broz Tito, a leader of second Yugoslavia.
We continue to Vračar area, where we can see one of Belgrade’s most prominent landmarks – The Church of St. Sava (also known as St. Sava Temple, one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. Shortstop for taking pictures.
By passing the Slavija Square, we will enter Nemanjina Street. Almost all state governmental institutions are here since the 19th century: Government Building, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, General Staff of Serbian Army, Ministry of Railways, Ministry of Finance, the State Court, etc. – all being beautiful examples of Belgrade’s pre-war architecture.
After that, we have a ride through Kralja Milana Street, the city’s artery where some significant buildings are situated, such as Old and New Royal Palaces. We pass by Nikola Pasic Square, with a monument to the first Prime Minister of Kingdom of Yugoslavia and we stop in front of the Parliament Building where we make a short break for taking pictures. Then we walk between the Old and New Royal Palaces where we can hear the stories about the two dynasties that ruled Serbia in the 19th and 20th centuries.
We continue our drive through King Aleksandar Boulevard, the longest street in the old city with many points of interest. Massive edifice of the Main Post Office is here, as well as St. Mark’s Church, Tašmajdan Park, Metropol Palace Hotel, University Library and Technical University with monuments to Nikola Tesla and Vuk Karadzic, a 19-th century reformer of Serbian language.
There we turn back, and we reach Terazije Square with its recognisable 19-th century white stone fountain and one of the most beautiful buildings in the city – the Moskva Hotel. We continue our ride and reach Republic Square, the heart of the capital, where the most prestigious cultural institutions in the city are situated – the National Museum and the National Theater and Opera buildings with an equestrian monument to the most significant city and state ruler from the 19th century – Knez Mihajlo. We reach Studentski Trg, our first meeting point, where we leave the vehicle and start the walking part of our tour.
walk trough Kalemegdan, the oldest and largest park in the city centre. Starting from Leopold’s Gate, we will pass by the remains of the Roman castrum – Singidunum and medieval walls built upon it – Zindan Gate, Despot’s Gate, Jakšića tower, all dating back to 15 century. We will visit two Orthodox churches placed in this part of the fortress: Chapel of St Petka and Ružica Church ( Virgin Mary Church ).
Entering the Upper town ( Gornji grad ), we will see the magnificent sight of the confluence of two rivers: the Sava and the Danube. We will pass by Mehmed-pasha Sokolović fountain, Defterdar’s gate and observe the Lower Town ( Donji grad ) from above: the Main gunpowder storage, Karl VI’s gate and Nebojsha tower.
We will continue our walk through the Upper town: the Victor monument by world-renowned sculptor Ivan Meshtrovic, one of Belgrade landmarks, Roman well, the King’s gate and Sava promenade, the Damat Ali Pasha Tomb, Clock Gate ( Sahatkapija ) Clock Tower ( Sahatkula ). Passing by Military Museum and through Istanbul’s gate ( Stambol gate ), we will leave the fortress behind us entering the Kalemegdan park once again. There is a Monument of Gratitude to France by Ivan Mestrovic in the park and a large number of busts, representing the famous Serbian man of letters.
Through the pedestrian street Knez Mihajlova, we will reach the Republic square once again passing by many interesting examples of civil architecture from 19th and 20th century, such as Serbian Academy of Science and Arts.
Enjoy the comfort of a private city tour and discover the sights of Belgrade in your rhythm. Choose the 3,5-hour long Private City Tour and see the most important sights of the city. Flexible routes according to your wishes. Individually tailored Belgrade sightseeing tour.
PRICE: 40 EUR per person *pick-up and drop-off included
AVAILIBILITY: any time