Welcome to City of Belgrade, Serbia
Belgrade is the capital of Serbia, which makes it the largest city in the country with a population of approximately 1.7 million. Lying on the Sava and Danube Rivers, the city has a long history and having been influenced my numerous cultures, has a variety of historic sights whether you're interested in Celtic, Roman or even the Byzantine and Ottoman Empires. All have had a substantial influence on the area.
Despite the fact that Belgrade has had a turbulent and violent past with bombing from the First World War and NATO's bombing campaign in the 90's, the city is one that has taken on a unique character and offers a variety of diverse attractions, as it is working to recreate it's tourism industry. Those interested in Belgrade travel should definitely read the magazine "White City" prior to visiting the city.
Sightseeing Of Belgrade
The energetic city of Belgrade can be accessed by a number of major airlines including Air France, Lufthansa and Swiss. The Central Train Station also offers a variety of national and international connections. Belgrade can be accessed from Budapest, Vienna, Prague, Munich, Zurich and Venice. In the city, public transportation is ample including buses, trams, trolleybuses, minibuses, commuter rail and taxi. It is always wise to order you taxi by phone and when hailing a cab, ensure that the roof is a city-regulated radio taxi. While many travelers may hesitate at using a taxi, as they are often expensive in other countries and cities, Belgrade offers cheap and abundant taxis and make for an excellent transportation option.
Belgrade travel offers a variety of attractions. Belgrade shopping is plentiful on Knez Milhailova Street. Live music, and dining is best experienced in one of the restaurants on Skadarska Street. The Serbs love their cuisine, which is based heavily on meats, sausage, cheese and bread. For those who enjoy architecture and old churches, Belgrade is not short on either with numerous fortresses, museums, palaces, churches and cathedrals. Finally, for family fund, don't miss the Belgrade Zoo, Adventure Park and ice-skating at numerous locations throughout the winter months.