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The first pharmacy in Belgrade began work on 30th of April 1830 was the Matej Ivanovic pharmacy located on the upper side of the legendary "?" tavern across...
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The oldest tale about how Vracar got its name is from 1521. It says that the neighborhood got its name after a hero whose name was Vracar and who lived...
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Cukarica got its name after the famous "Cukareva mehana" by Stojko Cukar in 1850. The building was located across the way from today's Ada Ciganlija in...
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The word "Bezistan" is of Ottoman origina and signifies the spot where the trading house at a bazaar is located, mostly constructed with stone and covered...
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In Republic square after WWII there was a square with a tomb and the monument to Red Army fighters who died while liberating Belgrade in 1944. The tomb...
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"Topcider" in Turkish means "cannon valley". This is the place where the Turks began to cast cannons for attacking the fortified Belgrade in 1521. Prince...
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The word Tasmajdan comes from the Turkish words "tas" meaning "stone" and "majdan" meaning "mine". This isn't the stone quarry from which Belgrade was...
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One of the most unusual monuments-watchtowers located in Pioneer park was made using the stones from Kajmakcalan. This monument is a memory of a great...
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Tower Gardos, also known as Sibinjanin Janko tower or as Millenium tower is one of the four Millenium towers constructed by the Hungarian authorities in...
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The wealthy Zemun trader, Theodor Tosa Apostolovic, constructed a well next to the road to Bezanija. This place soon became a beloved picnicking spot for...
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In Sremska street, when you're going down from Albania to Zeleni Venac, you can see the oldest grafitti in Belgrade on the facade in the left side of one...
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The largest number of spectators in the Red Star stadium happened on 23rd of April 1975 with "Ferencvaros" in a semi-final game for the winner of cup of...
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The "Vaznesenjska" (Ascension) church was constructed as a town church in 1863 and still bears the original flag of Belgrade's city management. The red...
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Riunione palace in which the Jadran cinema was located was constructed around 1930. The building was constructed by the Adriatic insurance company from...
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There used to exist a tram line with the number 1 which drove between Kalemegdan and Slavia. Over time its route was cut and extended and between the two...
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During WWII a teacher from Belgrade, Miladin Zaric, prevented the Germans from demolishing the old Sava bridge on 2oth of October 1944. He did so by cutting...
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Muja the alligator came to Belgrade zoo as an adult animal on 12th of September 1937 and today he remains the only living resident of the Beo Zoo who survived...
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The "Djurmukane" building was constructed around 1835 during the reign of Knez Milos next to the river Sava. Back then it represented the old "gate" of...
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The National museum in Belgrade is the oldest museum institution of that type in our city. It was founded by Jovan Sterija Popovic on the 10th of May 1844...
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The first bookstore in Belgrade was started by Gligorije Vozarovic in the corner of Kralja Petra and Kneza Sime Markovica streets during the reign of kneza...
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In the place of today's palace Albania there used to be a tavern of the same name which was constructed around the middle of the 19th century. The tavern...
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The first marketplace in Belgrade originated in 1824. It was located near the then Turkish graveyard and later moved in front of Captain Misa's building,...
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The first tavern in Europe began work in Dorcol in 1522. It only served black coffee which is why this type of establishment in Serbia got the name "kafana"...
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The smaller War Island was significantly larger before WWII because there was much more sand there. When the construction of New Belgrade began in 1948...
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