Kalemegdan Park

Kalemegdan Park: Our most recommended tours and activities

Belgrade: Shared Group or Private Guided Walking Tour

1. Belgrade: Shared Group or Private Guided Walking Tour

Learn the history of Belgrade on a walking tour with a licensed guide. See the monumental National Assembly building where the Serbian parliament sits to start your journey through the turbulent story of the capital. See the former residence of the Obrenović dynasty, and the New Palace built for the Karađorđević dynasty that is now home to the President of Serbia. Continue to Nikola Pašić Square with its monument dedicated to a former mayor of Belgrade, and then pass Syndicate House to arrive at Terazije Square. Admire the impressive Hotel Moskva, and then make your way to Republic Square to look at the National Theater and National Museum. Stroll down the lively shopping street of Knez Mihailo as you continue to the historic core of Kalemegdan. Visit the Congregational Church, where the most important Serbians were buried, and admire the Building of the Patriarchate and Museum of the Serbian Orthodox Church. Enter Kalemegdan Park on the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers to see the historic citadel of Belgrade Fortress and a stunning statue by Ivan Meštrović.

Belgrade: Sunset Sightseeing Cruise with Drinks

2. Belgrade: Sunset Sightseeing Cruise with Drinks

This atmospheric cruise is a great start to your evening in Belgrade. Let yourself be swept away by the magic and beauty of the city. The magic hour cruise is the most romantic way to explore Belgrade district by night. Get on board your boat, sit back, relax and enjoy the view. Pass under the bridges of Belgrade and soak up the magical atmosphere this tour will offer you. Discover the beautiful sights, floating houses, bridges, enchanting lights, and historic architecture under the city’s sky. The Magic hour cruise also offers wine, beer, water or soft drinks. On your way back, the sun goes down and the city lights will be switched on.

Belgrade: City Center Walking Tour

3. Belgrade: City Center Walking Tour

Taking a walking tour around Belgrage's city center is the best way to get your first impressions of both the city and its residents. Encounter the history, culture, and architecture of Serbia's capital on a walking tour with a local guide. See the key sights, and learn about how Belgrade became the vibrant city that it is today. Your tour will first take you to the National Assembly and the Royal Palaces, where you can learn about Serbia's turbulent political history and hear some spicy details about Serbia's royal dynasties. As you continue your walk towards the heart of the city, you will discover some of the many important landmarks of Belgrade such as the former Trade Union Hall, the historical Hotel Moscow, the Terazije Fountain, and many more. You will also get the chance to feel the unique atmosphere of the famous Bohemian Quarter of Skadarlija Street, and learn about the traditions, gastronomy, and customs of the locals. Your tour will later take you to the main city square where you'll get the chance to admire the Monument of Prince Mihailo, the National Museum, and the National Theatre, before taking a walk around the Knez Mihailova pedestrian street, taking you to the Orthodox Cathedral and the famous ''?'' restaurant. You'll later finish the tour by enjoying the view from Kosančićev Venac and learning about Kalemegdan Park and Belgrade's fortress.

Belgrade: Private Sightseeing Cruise

4. Belgrade: Private Sightseeing Cruise

At a time that best suits you, make your way to the meeting point in Zemun to board a brand new luxury pontoon boat with a private captain at the helm. Enjoy the sophisticated atmosphere as you explore the delightful neighborhood from the water. For the next 2 hours, cruise through history via the Serbian capital city winding rivers and enjoy the architectural splendor of Old and New Belgrade on a 2-hour private river cruise. Sip your drink, relax and get ready to capture unique moments away from the crowds. See the Great War Island, a strategic point for defending Belgrade and a wildlife shelter. Enter the delta of Danube and Sava and approach the Kalemegdan fortress, the largest park and the most important historical monument in Belgrade. Pass under all major bridges while learning about the culture and history of the Serbia capital, you’ll receive the complete attention of your private captain and crew. This cruise will give you an opportunity to see all the major attractions of Belgrade in a relaxed environment and with a unique river view. This way, you will not lose any time due to traffic jams and will not be in the crowds.

Belgrade: Guided City Highlights Tour

5. 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.

Belgrade: 4-Hour Serbian History Walking Tour

6. Belgrade: 4-Hour Serbian History Walking Tour

Since the time of Christ, Belgrade was always an important outpost on the border of two civilizations, nestled between the east and the west. Celts, Romans, Byzantines, Ottomans, Austro-Hungarians, Germans, and Russians have all fought and died to capture or liberate the "white city", leaving their bones to rest in this city. Many empires have collided there, and world history was shaped on the two mighty rivers. Following all of this dramatic history, Belgrade now proudly stands today as the Serbian capital. Prepare to be taken on a journey through time during which your guide will explain world politics, geography, and geopolitics. You can also get stuck into the grittier details of the Balkans which you may have been too afraid to ask about.

Belgrade: Airport Layover Private Sightseeing Tour

7. Belgrade: Airport Layover Private Sightseeing Tour

The tour begins with pickup from Nikola Tesla Airport and heads into the New Belgrade area of the city. The area is the main business and residential district of the city, and was developed during Tito’s era, when the country was still named Yugoslavia. Tour around the main sights of the district, learning about the history and culture of the city along the way. Continue the tour to the Museum of Yugoslavia to get a deeper understanding of the country’s turbulent history. Visit Saint Sava Temple next, the second largest orthodox church in Europe, then pass by Tasmajdan Park, the National Assembly of Republic of Serbia, the Old and New Palace, and Terazije Square. Arrive at Republic Square, considered to be the heart of the city, and see the National Theater, National Museum, and the monument dedicated to one of the greatest Serbian rulers, Prince Mihailo Obrenovic. From here, embark on a walking tour of Knez Mihailova Street until you reach Kalemegdan Park or Belgrade Fortress. Finally, enjoy free time to go shopping or grab some lunch before being transferred back to the airport in time for your flight.

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What people are saying about Kalemegdan Park

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 160 reviews

Bojan was an absolute pro in telling us all about the city. The tour covers pretty much all the most interesting places of the historical center and the explanation are filled with interesting anecdotes. Thank you so much again.

It’s one of the best things we’ve done in Belgrade! Captain Vladimir is so welcoming,helpful and nice.The boat is so comfortable.Excellent view! Highly recommended!!!!

The cruise was beautiful! Mosi our guide was super friendly and very knowledgeable - he really looked after me well. Would absolutely recommend this tour!

Getting to the marina was a bit sketchy but the crew was very accommodating, fun and the tri was a beautiful way to see Belgrade.

The guide is super nice. The trip is super nice. Highly recommend to people.