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The first Belgrade marketplaces

The first Belgrade marketplaces

The story of Belgrade’s marketplaces begins in 1824 when the St. Andrew’s marketplace was founded in Student square, soon to be dubbed ‘Velika pijaca’...
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The biography of a Victor

The biography of a Victor

He has the best view in the city, greets ships and overlooks the joining of Sava and Danube. He’s proud and over a century old. Above all, he is the symbol...
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Beloved for decades and often in the top of music lists, favorite of young and less young. No you’re not wrong – we’re talking about “Generacija 5”. Officially...
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If you could choose one street in Belgrade to show to a friend who is only here for an afternoon, where would you go? From Sava to Danube from the I to...
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Tower Nebojsa - the proud witness of history on the verge of myth and reality

Tower Nebojsa - the proud witness of history on the verge of myth and reality

Is it Nebojsa’s Tower or Tower Nebojsa? Those who aren’t familiar with the history of our capitol might think about this question for a while and then...
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The centuries old curse of Branko's bridge

The centuries old curse of Branko's bridge

The denizens of the Serbian capitol have been passing down the legend of Branko bridge curse for generations. It is a curse so dark, so powerful and so...
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Great school against the blindness of mind

Great school against the blindness of mind

On the 1st of September 1808 in Dorcol, more specifically in the corner of Gospodar Jevremove and Kralja Petra streets, a group of boys and their families...
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Batal mosque - the former Hagia Sophia of Belgrade

Batal mosque - the former Hagia Sophia of Belgrade

Imagine yourself walking through the “Darol jihad” – the house of wars as the Turks used to call Belgrade in the days of the Ottoman Empire. One foot after...
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The history of Belgrade's sky - life of the astronomy observatory

The history of Belgrade's sky - life of the astronomy observatory

The year is 1932. On the edge of Belgrade, behind Vracar, there is a hill known as Veliki Vracar, the large, mysterious, forested area which at the time...
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The parallel IT universe of  Yugoslavia

The parallel IT universe of Yugoslavia

One of the principles of Communism in the Socialist Federative Republic of Yugoslavia was that the national production should be independent from foreign...
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How did the "Gospodara Vucica" street get its name?

How did the "Gospodara Vucica" street get its name?

On the very border between Belgrade’s municipalities Vozdovac and Vracar spans a broad street with a memorable name. Not only does the word “gospodar”...
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Belgrade's "Great Wall" - the longet building and the pride of block 21

Belgrade's "Great Wall" - the longet building and the pride of block 21

Like a wall which separates Westeros from the Far North in “Game of Thrones” in the New Belgrade’s Block 21 the “Meander” building boldly reaches up into...
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The Partybreakers - because the "Party goes on"

The Partybreakers - because the "Party goes on"

The band “Partibrejkers” (Partybreakers) was founded in the summer of 1982 and had their first performance in the fall that same year, in Dadov Youth Theatre...
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"Hajduk's" drinking fountain

"Hajduk's" drinking fountain

“The “Bijelo dugme” concert has certainly moved many borders – everything was full. I remember that after the concert Goran Bregovic was in a hurry to...
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Belgrade's Skadarlija - from a bohemian quarter to an ethnic-style attraction

Belgrade's Skadarlija - from a bohemian quarter to an ethnic-style attraction

Skadarlija. It is a curving street which exudes the spirit of old times and the piled up footsteps of bohemians, actors and poets who are drinking deep...
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"Sava" perfume shop in Belgrade takes you back in time

"Sava" perfume shop in Belgrade takes you back in time

From Kosancicev venac to Knez Mihailova down Dorcol towards Cara Dusana street, goes one of the oldest streets in Belgrade. The street called “Kralja Petra”....
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The bridges of Belgrade

The bridges of Belgrade

The history of Belgrade resembles the bridges which adorn it. No matter how many of them there are, the residents will always want to build more. The history...
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Branko Pešić – otac Beograđanke i kum Hramu Svetog Save

Branko Pešić – otac Beograđanke i kum Hramu Svetog Save

Ako krenete od čuvene Palate Beograd niz ulicu Kralja Milana ka trgu Slavija i nastavite šetnju ulicom Svetog Save, za samo petnaest minuta naići ćete...
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