Belgrade Time Travel - Half Day Historic Core Walking Tour

Tours & Sightseeing in Western & Central Serbia

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Discover the remarkable story about the "City at the Crossroads of the Worlds", one of the oldest constantly inhabited spots on the planet. Our journey will begin at the time of the Celts and Romans, address the turbulence of the last few centuries and end with a look at the modern-day Belgrade, capital of the country that today vigorously pursues its European future. This carefully designed 4 hours program combines history, culture, architecture, customs and important figures in one comprehensive experience.
Meet your guide in front of Belgrade City Library (in Serbian: 'Biblioteka Grada Beograda'), address 56, Knez Mihajlova Street). It is the very last building on the right-hand side in the city's main and the best-known pedestrian street.The tour starts at Kalemegdan, the park that surrounds ancient Belgrade Fortress, Stroll through the mighty Stambol Gate and enjoy the fascinating open-air exhibition of the Military Museum.Continue through the Clock Gate to the ‘upper town’ and admire the monuments in this section of Kalemegdan. Enjoy a stunning view of the confluence of the Sava and the Danube rivers, the Great War Island, New Belgrade and Zemun neighborhoods, plain of Pannonia and learn the story behind the famous Victor Monument - a symbol of Belgrade since 1928.Leave the park and pass the ornate French Embassy building. Visit the Orthodox Cathedral and see the buildings of the Patriarchate of the Serbian Orthodox Church and Princess Ljubica's Residence. Enjoy a refreshment break in the ‘Question Mark’, the oldest tavern in the city from 1823. Try genuine Turkish coffee or Serbian rakia in this Belgrade's landmark, Stroll down the Knez Mihajlova Street, a pedestrian thoroughfare that follows the 2000-year-old layout of the ancient Roman city of Singidunum, today lined with elegant mansions from 19th and 20th centuries, Continue by elegant hotel Moskva to the buildings of Belgrade's City Council and palace that is the Office of the President of Serbia. Visit spacious and monumental Nikola Pasic Square with the lavish Academic style building of the Serbian National Assembly. Pass through the Design District of young designers on your way to the Republic Square in the heart of Belgrade. Admire the National Theater, the National Museum, and the equestrian statue of Prince Michael before your tour comes to a close. Come away with a deeper understanding of the country and its people.

What’s included

  • Guided walking tour of Belgrade's city center
  • One drink per person during the refreshment break (turkish coffee, rakia, beverages, water, tea)
  • Live tour commentary provided in English
  • Service of a licensed, professional and experienced local guide
  • Coffee and/or Tea
  • Alcoholic Beverages

What’s not included

  • Food and drinks, unless otherwise specified
  • Souvenirs and/or other expenses of private nature
  • Gratuities (optional, left to clients' discretion)
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off