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Bezanija, the village beneath Bezanijska Kosa on the left bank of Sava, has existed under its current name since 1512 when the Turkish records noted that...
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Glavnjaca is the name for the old Belgrade city managment building which up to 1953 was located in the spot of today's Chemistry college. This building...
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According to legend, Atila was buried in Belgrade, in Great war island. The Huns allegedly dug for days in order to re-route the Sava river near her confluence...
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The building is located in the corner of Knez Mihailova and 1300 kaplara is called "Lahovari palace" - the first two-story building in Knez Mihailova,...
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Nica beach was the first Belgrade sand beach. It got its name after a nearby tavern and stretched on the left bank of Sava, between Branko's and Old Sava...
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Archeological research determined that in the location of today's Student park there used to be pools of hot, warm and lukewarm water, while remnants of...
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Bulbulder is a settlement in Zvezdara. The name bulbulder comes from the Turkish word 'bulbul' - which means nightingale and 'dere' which means valley....
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The statue "Victor" was originally meant to be set up in Terazije square. However, due to the disapproval of the citizens because of the statue's nudity,...
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In the corner of Kralja Petra and Cara Lazara you can find the building of National bank of Serbia. The foundation for the building intended to become...
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From this place, located where today's Vozdovac district is, Duke Karadjordje led his uprisers and in 1806 liberated Belgrade from the Turks for the first...
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Today's main street in Grocka was the route of Constantinople road which passed through this area in the 16th century and was one of the most important...
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Vracar marketplace has been in business since 1926 and it was constructed in "Kalenica guvnu" - a plot of land which was one of many foundations of the...
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The Roman tomb in Brestovnik in the location of Vukasin's church is one of the oldest monuments of culture from the Roman period, discovered in 1895 and...
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In the end of 1927 one private company introduced regular bus traffic to Belgrade, using the modern buses with pneumatic tires. Passenger transportation...
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The monument to Vuk Karadzic is the work of the sculptor Djordje Jovanovic. Both the author and the Serbian Literature Association wanted to set up the...
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In the first year of the 19th century, where today we have the Nikola Pasic square, there used to be a deserted meadow across which led the Constantinople...
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One of the first taxi drivers in Belgrade was Ivan Majer from Zemun. According to the archives from 1933, he did his work using a green "Ford". 
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The oldest Belgrade elevator is located in the building at 3 Visnjiceva street. This elevator had its own bell-boy and in 1935 it gave its first ride to...
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Thhe most important Ortodox temple of medieval Belgrade was dedicated to the Ascending of the Holy Mother of God and was located on today's elevation above...
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Around the middle of the 19th century Skadarlija was famous under the name Sican-mala, a Romani mahala with a total of 14 houses. It was a neglected, ruined,...
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The settlement Dusanovac originated at the start of the 20th century in the area covered in farming estates and on the banks of then Mokroluski stream...
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The oldest school in Belgrade is located at 7 Kralja Petra street and it began work in 1718. Over time it has changed names and went through turbulent...
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"Prinz Eugen Stadt" was the name of Belgrade during the Nazi occupation and that was the last time in history that Belgrade changed its name for its invaders.  The...
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Today's marketplace "Zelen venac" is built on sunken foundations of a theatre. There used to be a pond in that location. When it was drained, Aleksandar...
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