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"Albanija" palace was the first skyscraper in Belgrade. It has 13 floors above ground and 4 floors below and is about 53m tall with an overall surface...
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The entire western part of Terazije used to be called 'Savamala' and the whole area was also known as west Vracar. Today only the area around Karadjordjeva...
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Before being transferred to Kralja Petra street in August 1954, the perfume shop “Sava” was located in Toplicin venac under the name “L’amour”. Perfume...
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The statue of Josif Pancic located in the Student park is the work of sculptor Djordje Jovanovic. It was the first public monument made by this artist...
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In Takovska street  there used to be a swimming pool that the Germans built during their occupation of Belgrade. Its original use was for fire prevention,...
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Stambol gate used to be located between today’s National theatre and the monument to knez Mihailo. There were three entrances through the Stambol gate...
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The monument to Dositej Obradovic was first positioned at the entrance to Kalemegdan, on a square in front of the "Srpska kruna" hotel, which is today...
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The first supermarket in Serbia began work in 1958 in Belgrade, on the Flower square, only a few years after the first supermarket in South-East Europe...
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The "Damad Ali-pasha's turbe" in the upper town Belgrade fort is one of the rare remaining Turkish buildings in Belgrade. It was constructed in 1784 above...
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According to folk tales, the name "Karaburma" originated from the Turkish words "kara" meaning "black" and "burma" meaning "wedding band", and the reason...
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The traces of the oldest settlement in Zemun were uncovered in Gardos, the location fo today's cemetary. The first inhabitants of Zemun founded their...
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In the place of current Terazije water fountain, there used to be another famous water fountain called the "Asian fountain" that was always very crowded. There...
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The locksmithing workshop and foundry Pantelic began work in 1854. It gained fame under the name “Zvonolivnica and workshop for tower clocks” but among...
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The Dusanovac bridge was constructed in just one day while the highway traffic was only suspended for two hours.
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At the church of St. Mark in Tasmajdan there is a sarcophagus with the remains of Tsar Dusan during whose reign Serbia was at its largest territory. The...
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Wooden stadium in Belrgade was constructed by the sheer muscle force of 500 workers in 1930 as the location where the first “Sveskolski” falcon landing...
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The building known as the "Beli medved" tavern located at 10 Vasilija Vasiljevica street is the oldest house in Zemun and the only remaining example of...
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At the top of Belgrade's West gate building, the Genex tower, there used to be a restaurant. Still, only the select few could access the 35th floor of...
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During the last renovation of Ruzica church by the end of 1925 the interesting sculptures that stand by its entrance to this day were constructed. They...
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The most famous restaurant in Zemun, restaurant Saran began work on the ground floor of the family house under Gardos belonging to Arkadija Bokalic, who...
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The pyramid in front of the Serbian Science Academy and Art building was set up there by the city of Belgrade in 1995. It has four pages and on it you...
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The "Ruzica" church is the oldest church in Belgrade. In the 18th century it served as gunpowder storage which was converted into a military church between...
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The First Belgrade singing company was founded next to the Congregation Church in 1853, and it stayed active to this day. Important composers conducted...
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The king Milan Obrenovic gifted his estate for the needs of the botanical garden, but under one condition. Seeing how he inherited that estate from his...
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