Top things to do in Belgrade

Top Choice Fortress in Belgrade

Belgrade Fortress

Some 115 battles have been fought over imposing, impressive Belgrade Fortress (aka Kalemegdan); the citadel was destroyed more than 40 times throughout the centuries. Fortifications began in Celtic times, and the Ro…
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 Photographs, artworks, historical documents, films, weapons, pric…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 Serbian in Belgrade

Iris New Balkan Cuisine

Belgrade's best foodie bang for the buck is this newcomer clandestinely occupying a first-floor apartment south of the old train station. Courses from the tasting menu are based around a single ingredient – whatever…
Top Choice Tower in Belgrade

Mt Avala

Looming over Belgrade and topped with the tallest tower in the Balkans (204.5m), Mt Avala is a city landmark that makes for a pleasant break from the capital's bustling streets. The broadcasting tower, originally co…
Top Choice Museum in Belgrade

Museum of Contemporary Art

One of Belgrade's top cultural sights, this recently renovated museum is a treasure trove of 20th-century art from the ex-Yugoslav cultural space. The 1960s concrete-and-glass modernist building, surrounded by a scu…
Top Choice Arts & Crafts in Belgrade


Make your way to Makadam across the original Turkish cobblestones of Kosančićev venac, a lovely slice of old Belgrade. The concept store only sells handmade items from across Serbia. Shoppers will find an impressive…
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 Serbian in Belgrade


An unremarkable houseboat moored far enough from the city centre that few people know about it (or ever see it!), this undeniably simple restoran does remarkable, extra effort-worthy things with river fish.
Top Choice Vegetarian in Belgrade


Among Belgrade's slim offering for vegetarians, here's a gem right in the city centre. Mayka serves up wordly vegetarian specialities in a Serbian way. Listen to the waiter's recommendations and don't miss dishes fe…
Top Choice Perfume in Belgrade

Parfimerija Sava

With its old-fashioned interior, gorgeous vintage bottles and delectable scents wafting throughout, this traditional perfumery is a doorway into the Belgrade of yore. Established in 1954 by the father of current own…