Belgrade: The White City of Serbia

Serbia's Belgrade City

Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. Its name translates to "White city".

In Belgrade, Serbia's capital and major city center, there is plenty of things to do to satisfy any age or taste, whether it is having a meal at an open air café before visiting a museum or checking out local artists working at the many exquisite galleries, both indoors and out, to be found throughout the country.

Getting There

Belgrade Nikola Tesla Airport (BEG), the international airport serves the city. 

Where: 226, Beograd, Serbia Call: +381 11 2094000

The main railway station links Belgrade with other European cities and is a viable option for getting to Belgrade from other European countries. 

Getting Around

Buses, trams, taxis and trolleys form the public transportation in the city. The railway system connects the suburbs with the urban areas.

Things to Do 

The National Museum of Serbia, National Theatre in Belgrade, Zemun, Nikola Pašić Square, The Church of Saint Sava (The Temple of Saint Sava) and the Old Palace (Stari dvor) are sites popular with the visit of tourists and the Avala Monument (Monument to the Unknown Hero/Soldier) on a hilltop from where people can have a glimpse of the city is a must visit site in the city. 


Čorba Kafe, this rockin' little joint has live music – from rock and metal to pop and '70s hits – almost every night of the week!

Where: Braće Krsmanović 3, Belgrade  

Bitef Art Café, here's something for everyone at this delightful hopscotch of a cafe-club. Funk, soul and jazz get a good airing, as do rock, world music and classical

Where: Skver Mire Trailović 1, Belgrade

Where to Eat

Gradska is Serbian restaurant with authentic national kitchen, so head over to get a taste of Serbia!

Where: Mike Alasa 54, Belgrade Call: +381 11 2928600

Just outside the pedestrian area in the city centre, don't miss Mala Gostionica, this restaurant offers great meat dishes and the prices are very affordable.

Where: Dobracina 6, Belgrade Call: 63300825  

Ways to Pay

The Serbian Dinar is the currency of Serbia.