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Shaul Ladany an Israeli Olympian and 1972 world champion in 100km walking was born in 1936 in Belgrade. 
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On the 24th of March 1988, the first McDonalds in Serbia began work. This was also the first McDonalds in the entire central-eastern and south-eastern...
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Between the year 1913 and 1940 the Terazije square was called "Prestolonaslednikov" (throne heir's) square. The name Terazije was given to the square was...
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The first IKEA store in Belgrade began work on the 27th of March in 1991. It was located in New Belgrade in the Jugopetrol building and back then it was...
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In the entrance to "Milosev konak" there is a plantan which was planted by Czech gardeners in 1830. This is one of the largest and most beautiful plantans...
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"Zeleni venac" (green wreath) was named after the tavern which used to exist where the McDonalds is located today, led by a certain German lady. Instead...
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Palilula (pali - light, lula-pipe) got its name thanks to the fact that it was used to be the only place where people could smoke pipes because this was...
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In front of the former home of the poet Djure Jaksica in Skadarlija, there is a sitting bronze monument to this artist which was construted in 1990. The...
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The first public monument in Belgrade was erected in 1848 in the current Karadjordje park. The monument was erected by Aleksandar Karadjordjevic as an...
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In November 1939 the first stop light was set up in Belgrade, at the corner of Kralja Aleksandra boulevard and Takovska street, near the main post office....
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The SKC building (Students' cultural (kulturni) center) was constructed in 1895 and was then known as the Officer's home. The Officer's home was constructed...
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The area called "Red cross" in Belgrade was named after the cross which was set here by the book-binder Grigorije Vozarevic in this location in 1847, which...
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The drinking fountain of Sokollu Mehmed Pasha or the Vizier's drinking fountain as some call it, was constructed in 1576 under the orders of the grand...
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Belgrade has its own crooked tower! It is a tower belonging to the Catholic church of St. Anton Padovski in Vracar. Designed by the architect Joseph Placenko,...
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