Travel Blogs from Vranic
... a 12-minute bus ride and cost 145 dinar ($1.61). The bus was packed full of people. We disembarked near the Belgrade Palace skyscraper and walked past two buildings that were bombed by NATO in 1999 and have sat it disrepair ever since right in the heart of the city. Bizarre.
We reached Pioneer’s Park at 4:09, walked past the Serbia Capitol, and visited St. Mark’s Church – with its undecorated ceilings. Walking back to the ...
... After an hour
or so of getting lost on busses we finally found the old fort, which turned out
to be more of a church. It was perched on the top of a hill though, so we were
offered spectacular views of the city.
We made our way back to the hostel after this, and the
evening was mostly uneventful apart from a trip to get some food. Again I had a
kebab, this time it was in a crisp, almost fried bread roll. Delicious, but
again I worry about ...
... of the Post, a particularly elegant area with some beautiful parks and gardens all around.
I have visited the interesting museum dedicated to the Serbian genious Nikola Tezla who gave the name to the Belgrade airport too.
This museum is in an elegant residential district of Belgrade, not far from the centre and it contains the story and photos of his life, the explanations of his creativity and discoveries and you can partecipate to some experiments with ...
... located in downtown Belgrade. The staff was beyond nice. After dropping off our bags at the hostel we left with the Lonely Planet guide in the bag.
First stop: Kalemegdan and Belgrade Fortress with great views over the confluence of the Sava into the Danube River. After this, we realized that taking the free walking tour that was suggested to us at the hostel was the best choice, so we just walked to the Republic Square and met ...
... 1935 but due to all the problems that Serbia has had in the last 100 years it's still being built today. The outside is very impressive and is covered by marble slabs but the inside is bare concrete! Once it's finished it's going to be amazingly impressive though, it's a massive building. Apparently the site of the cathedral is where the Turks burnt the relics of St Sava, although my tour guide the next day disputed this!
The Nikola ...