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 Belgrade

Museum of Yugoslavia

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 Photographs, artworks, historical documents, films, weapons, pric…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 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 Village in Western & Central Serbia

Drvengrad

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

Marshal Tito's Mausoleum

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

Museum of Contemporary Art

With its main building reopened after 10 years of major renovation, the Museum of Contemporary Art is back on the list of Belgrade's top cultural sights. A treasure trove of 20th-century art from the ex-Yugoslav cul…
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…
Canyon in Western & Central Serbia

Uvac Canyon

The Uvac river's spectacular meanders are the highlight of the 75-sq-km Uvac nature reserve in southwestern Serbia. The incredibly green river snakes through steep limestone rock in a zigzag manner – a feat of natur…
Monastery in Western & Central 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…