Belgrade (Beograd), capital of Serbia. It lies at the confluence of Sava and Danube rivers and is home to around 1.2 million people. Infamous from the recent history, the acting figures that started the wars over the territory of ex Yugoslavia, it has become a popular tourist destination now.
I’ve visited a lot of countries but I have never yet seen a jet aircraft (G-2 Galeb) mounted on a pole in the city center anywhere. There was also MiG-21 parked at the back of the building.
Stone mosaics on the wall of Belgrade ZOO. We all love Lemurs, don’t we?!
One of the entries to the mighty Kalemegdan fortress
Where Sava meets Danube
A view towards the newer part of the city across the Sava river.
Buildings inside the Kalemegdan fort
Statue of Victor (Pobednik) was erected in 1928 and stands inside the Kalemegdan complex.
There’s also quite a big open air exhibiton of old artillery and armour vehicles at the site, as well as War museum.
And as we could witness, a place is also very popular for weddings – while this couple was having a photo session, the next one was already waiting for its turn.
National Assembly (Parliament) building
Let me end this post at Skadarlija, a pedestrian-only street, full of bars and restaurants with live music.
The prices are cheap, the food is excellent (Serbs ARE BBQ champions of the world!) and the alcohol strong!