Attractions

Top Choice Fortress in Belgrade

Kalemegdan Citadel

Some 115 battles have been fought over imposing, impressive Kalemegdan; the citadel was destroyed more than 40 times throughout the centuries. Fortifications began in Celtic times, and the Romans extended it onto th…
Top Choice Fortress in Novi Sad

Petrovaradin Citadel

Towering over the river on a 40m-high volcanic slab, this mighty citadel is aptly nicknamed 'Gibraltar on the Danube'. Constructed with slave labour between 1692 and 1780, its dungeons have held notable prisoners in…
Top Choice Museum in Novi Sad

Gallery of Matica Srpska

First established in Pest (part of modern Budapest) in 1826 and moved to Novi Sad in 1864, this is one of Serbia's most important and long-standing cultural institutions. It's not a mere gallery, but rather a nation…
Top Choice Museum in Belgrade

Museum of Yugoslav History

This must-visit museum houses an invaluable collection of more than 200,000 artefacts representing the fascinating, tumultuous history of Yugoslavia. Photographs, artworks, historical documents, films, weapons, pric…
Top Choice Village in Zlatibor

Drvengrad

The hilltop mini-village of Drvengrad ('wood town') was built by enigmatic filmmaker Emir Kusturica in 2002 for his film Life is a Miracle. Quirky, colourful flourishes give Drvengrad a fantastical feel: the Stanley…
Top Choice Monument in Belgrade

Maršal Tito's Grave

A visit to Tito's mausoleum is obligatory. The big man rests in an aptly gigantic tomb in peaceful surrounds. Also on display are thousands of elaborate relay batons presented to him by young 'Pioneers', plus gifts …
Top Choice Museum in Belgrade

Nikola Tesla Museum

Meet the man on the 100DIN note at one of Belgrade's best museums, where you can release your inner nerd with some wondrously sci-fi-ish interactive elements. Tesla's ashes are kept here in a glowing, golden orb: de…
Monastery in Southern Serbia

Studenica Monastery

One of Serbia's most sacred sites, Unesco-listed Studenica was established in the 1190s by the founder of the Serbian empire (and future saint) Stefan Nemanja and developed by his sons Vukan, Stefan and Rastko (St S…
Area in Southern Serbia

Devil’s Town

Devil’s Town, in Serbia's deep south, is a trippy cluster of 202 natural stone pyramids looming eerily over bright red, highly acidic mineral streams. According to local whispers, the towers – which teeter between 2…
Area in Novi Sad

Chinese Quarter

Novi Sad's up-and-coming creative district is a ramshackle jumble of cobbled alleys, boat workshops, rehearsal garages, alternative clubs and secret kafane (cafés) hiding behind mounds of rubbish and sprawling veget…