Belgrade travel guide

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You're Going to Love Belgrade

Belgrade is the capital of Serbia and has a population of 1.8 million. It is situated where the River Sava meets the Danube and has a long history, dating back to 400 BC. The city is home to a fascinating variety of architectural styles and has become a hub for travel in southeast Europe.

The city lies at the borders between European and Turkish influences, and this has created an intriguing blend of cultures. It has a wonderful joie de vivre and a vibrant cafe culture.

Belgrade has a compact city center, which is easily explored on foot. Many city center streets are pedestrianized, making the area comfortable to get around. Knez Mihailova Street is crowded with people enjoying the many cafes and stores, while Republic Square is a popular meeting place. The cobbled street of Skadarlija is a great place for pavement cafes and live music, with colorful murals adorning building walls.

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When to Visit Belgrade

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Winter in Belgrade can be cold and wet, while summer temperatures can be too hot for some. The spring months of April, May, and June are pleasant, with temperatures around 72 degrees Fahrenheit and little humidity or rain. September has similar conditions.

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How to Get to Belgrade

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Where to Stay in Belgrade

Black Sheep Hostel is very centrally located and good for all the nightlife and city sights. It is next to bus and tram lines and the airport bus stop. The Design Hotel Mr. President is also centrally located beside the train station and is a good mid-range hotel with stylish rooms from РСД9000. Square Nine Hotel is a good upscale choice beside the Belgrade Fortress.

Popular Neighborhoods in Belgrade

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How to Get Around Belgrade

The Cost of Living in Belgrade

Shopping Streets

Import taxes can make shopping for international goods expensive in Belgrade. The main shopping areas are to be found on Terazije square and Knez Mihailova Street, where you can buy mainstream European fashion brands. More upscale designer shopping is to be found at Kralja Petra street in the Dorcol district. The city's three big shopping malls are at Delta City, Usce Shopping Center, and Stadion Shopping Center, with a huge range of stores selling clothing and household goods.

Groceries and Other

A quart of milk in Belgrade will cost around РСД97, with a pound of local cheese selling for РСД240. The main supermarkets include SuperMaxi and Tempo, and locations can be found across town.

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Where to Eat in Belgrade

Dva Jelena (Two Deer) restaurant on Skadarska is a Belgrade classic, serving authentic Serbian food in a bohemian atmosphere. Main dishes cost around РСД3000. Mika Alas is a good fish restaurant on Stari Obrenovački. It serves great fish soups and perch fillets in white wine, with mains from around РСД2400.