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Belgrade: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

1. Belgrade: Self-Guided Audio Walking Tour

Download an engaging self-guided audio tour of the vibrant Balkan capital. Your tour is combined with a fully detailed map, enabling you to get the most out of your experience. Take a walk through Belgrade, Serbia's capital, and a city steeped in history. Listen to informative commentary as you stroll its streets. Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Skardalija, the city's bohemian district. Admire the landmarks of Republic Square like the National Museum and Theater. Encounter famous sights like the Old Palace, Nikola Pasic Square, the Zepter Museum, and Prince Michael Street. You'll also see Students Square, the Ethnographic Museum, as well as the curiously named Question Mark Tavern and Big Staircase. Experience and learn about the monumental Belgrade fortress, with its points of interest including the Natural History Museum Gallery, the Inner Stambol Gate, and the Old Turkish Bath. Enjoy an experience where you explore and learn about the city and its fascinating sights at your own pace.

Belgrade: Guided City Highlights Tour

2. Belgrade: Guided City Highlights Tour

The meeting point is Republic Square, in front of a Horseman Statue (Prince Mihailo monument), surrounded by National Museum and National Theatre. Student’s Square is an academic hotspot, with a beautiful park in its middle. Most of the important educational institutions are located right here, including magnificent Captain Miša’s Edifice – the head office of the University of Belgrade. Next is Dorćol, one of Belgrade’s most vibrant neighborhoods, with plenty of exciting cafes, galleries, restaurants, and museums. Here we’ll stand in front of the Jewish community center, and you’ll hear a story about the Jewish community in Belgrade, about their everyday life and work, and their dreadful destiny during WW II. The next stop is the 16th-century Bayrakli Mosque, the only remaining mosque in Belgrade, to hear some exciting stories about how Belgrade looked and lived under the Ottomans. Walkthrough Kalemegdan area will start from Leopold’s Gate, you will pass by the remains of the Roman castrum – Singidunum and medieval walls built upon it – Zindan Gate, Despot’s Gate, Jakšića tower, and two Orthodox churches placed in this part of the fortress: Chapel of St Petka and Ružica Church (Virgin Mary Church) In the Upper Town, you will see the magnificent sight of two rivers’ confluence: the Sava and the Danube, and pass by Mehmed-pasha Sokolović fountain, Defterdar’s gate, and observe the Lower Town from above: the Main gunpowder storage, Karl VI’s gate, and The Nebojsha tower. In the Upper Town, we’ll come along to the Victor monument, probably the most recognized and photographed Belgrade’s landmark; The Roman well, the King’s gate and Sava promenade, the Damat Ali Pasha Tomb, Clock Gate with the Clock Tower. Passing by Military Museum and through the "Stambol" gate, we will leave the fortress behind us, entering the Kalemegdan park once again. There is a Monument of Gratitude to France, and many busts, representing the famous Serbian man of letters. After Kalemegdan park, we will head towards the Serbian Orthodox Patriarchy and Belgrade Cathedral, the oldest Belgrade Tavern called “The Question Mark” and the Residence of Princess Ljubica, an elegant Balkan style edifice. The charming quarter of Kosančićev Venac is home to many artists – painters, sculptors, photographers, art galleries, and art schools, so no wonder it is referred to as Belgrade Montmartre. Among other things, here we’ll visit the place where the National Library of Serbia stood before it was destroyed in Belgrade’s Nazi bombing in 1941. In King Peter’s street, we'll see the Neo-renaissance palace of the National Bank of Serbia, and the Art Nouveau Department store. We will reach Republic square through the pedestrian street Knez Mihailova, passing by many fascinating examples of civil architecture from the 19th and 20th centuries, such as the Serbian Academy of Science and Arts. After a short walk, we’ll reach The Republic Square one more time, where we’ll finish our tour.

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Really good guide, he give us a lot of recommendations about what to do on the city, really good English speaker.