Belgrade’s areas and neighborhood


Dorćol is an area in the actual focus of Belgrade, and perhaps its most established part is arranged just alongside Kalemegdan fortification, and on the Danube waterfront. The lower Dorćol town was created on the long street towards the east (cutting edge Cara Dušana road) during the medieval times, and eventually in history joined the upper Dorćol which was at that point populated in Roman occasions.

These days Dorćol is somewhat of an outdoors exhibition hall of the occasions passed by, with a few dispersed landmarks from the Turkish and Austrian period, just as some advanced engineering show-stoppers.

Dorćol is additionally the spot with most bistros and eateries in Belgrade.


The most seasoned protected house in Belgrade is situated around here, at Cara Dušana 10. It dates from the mid-eighteenth century when it was important for a complex of 4 indistinguishable houses associated with the post by a progression of underground passages. These days it has a bread kitchen and a glass smith.

Kosančićev Venac

Kosančićev venac is a gem concealed in the core of the city, most certainly worth visiting, however, numerous Belgraders wouldn’t recall it on the off chance that you ask them what should you see.

It is a chronicled neighborhood in Downtown Belgrade, a piece of the Savamala locale. It ranges from Kalemegdan park to Brankova road, and from the Cathedral to Brankov span and the Sava port. It is a protected nineteenth (and mid-twentieth) century metropolitan neighborhood with cobblestone roads, delightful houses, and a few bigger and more modest flights of stairs, 2 or 3 of them prompting Karadjordjeva road and the Sava waterway front.


In Karađorđeva, at the lower part of the slants, there are a few caverns called “lagumi” that were utilized in Turkish occasions as storage spaces, with an environment appropriate for protecting merchandise exchanged at the contiguous port. As of late, one of them was changed over into a stylish wine bar. These caverns additionally highlight endemic types of visually impaired white insects.


The most important historical and cultural highlights of Kosančićev Venac include:

  • The orthodox Cathedral and Patriarchal palace (in front of the Cathedral) with it’s academy and museum
  • Kralj Petar I elementary school (the oldest school in Belgrade).
  • “Znak Pitanja (Question Mark)” kafana.
  • The palace of Princess Ljubica,
  • Ruins of the old Serbian National library
  • Belgrade’s Art University rectorate with the Faculty of applied arts.

Savamala, the new cultural and clubbing destination

Savamala is a reviving tip-top area in the core of Belgrade and the focal point of the capital’s social life, home to a few new workmanship displays and social focuses. It is perhaps the most established area in the city, exhibiting stupendous design gems, for example, the Geozavod building, the Bristol lodging, Brankov span, just as numerous castles of the Serbian respectability from the nineteenth century.

Savamala is additionally a definitive party objective for the youthful groups, highlighting a significant number of the top moving clubs in Belgrade, for example, Brankow, Mladost, Ludost, Lasta, and the fresh out of the plastic new Peron club.

The primary supply route of Savamala is the Karađorđeva road, associating the Belgrade stronghold and port with the Sava square.

Brief history

At the point when the Austrians vanquished the Belgrade stronghold toward the start of the eighteenth century, the occupants of Belgrade were moved external the fortification and partitioned into two towns. A humble community of Serbs arose at the Sava stream bank south of the post, while the Austrians and Germans settled at the Danube bank east of the stronghold, at Dorćol. The new Serbian town became known as Sava Mahala (Sava district in Turkish).

During the rule of Knjaz Miloš Obrenović (nineteenth century), the Belgrade business port was moved from the Danube to the Sava, and Savamala turned into a precinct of dealers. Before the finish of the nineteenth century, various castles and houses were worked in the area.

After WWII, the Serbian/Yugoslav tip-top vanished, and Savamala fell into debauchery. The greater part of the structural magnum opuses was never reestablished, substantial traffic contaminated the roads and Savamala became probably the saddest spot in Belgrade.

Two or three years prior, the Belgraders began to rediscover this area and its social significance and began advancing Savamala as the new social region of the city. After the Mikser celebration moved to Savamala in 2012, and the kickoff of the Mikser House, the region encountered a social blast turning into a magnet for specialists, fashionable people, elective groups, and the youthful social tip-top of the city and then some.

Zemun old town

Quite a long time ago, Zemun was a town on the Austrian line, across the Danube from Belgrade, and the posts of these two towns took a gander at one another warily over the Great War Island, while their kin exchanged, met companions, or battled on the streams.

Until WWI, Zemun was its very own town, the last outskirts of the Austria-Hungary realm. After WWII, New Belgrade was worked between the two old towns, interfacing them. Today Zemun is essential for Belgrade, an area and region north of New Belgrade, yet still divergent in the soul, speed, and engineering, which is way preferable saved over in the remainder of the city.

The old town of Zemun is a saved region displaying metropolitan life in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries. The town existed since Roman occasions when it was known as Taurunum. Some remaining parts of the fortification are as yet apparent today, assuming you realize where to look – around the Gardoš tower and the burial ground.

The top milestone of Zemun is Gardoš, the Millennium tower that worked in the nineteenth century to praise the thousand years of the Austrian realm. Another fascination is the neglected hostelry Beli Medved (The White Bear), the most seasoned in Belgrade, from the seventeenth century.

Other significant sights in the old town there are a few conventional and catholic places of worship, the old mail center, places of significant merchants from the eighteenth and nineteenth century, and a couple of schools.

Neighboring the old town is the Zemun Quay, one of the most well-known strolling zones in Belgrade.