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Branko Pesic: the mayor who indebted Belgrade

Branko Pesic: the mayor who indebted Belgrade

Gazela, the Mostar loop, Terazije tunnel – these are only some of many famous symbols of Belgrade. But do we know when they originated? Not many people...
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Who was "baba Visnja"?

Who was "baba Visnja"?

An embarrassing confession: I once imagined – as did many people I talked to – that in Vracar, decades ago, there used to live a lovely little granny who...
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Genius tactics against raw power - how did Janos Hunjadi earn the gratitude those opposing the Ottomans

Genius tactics against raw power - how did Janos Hunjadi earn the gratitude those opposing the Ottomans

Even though he didn’t have “pure” Serbian ancestry, he was praised and depicted in many Serbian epics. Ingenious military strategies earned him the respect...
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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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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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This is the little garden of a great Chinese man, or The first Chinese man in Belgrade

This is the little garden of a great Chinese man, or The first Chinese man in Belgrade

According to the register from 1929, there lived four people of Chinese heritage. One of them stood out, not only due to his aristocratic bearing and excellent...
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Who was "Tosa" of Tosa's Well?

Who was "Tosa" of Tosa's Well?

When you go from the Pavillions and New Belgrade blocks towards Bezanijska kosa, there is a “border” which you’ll have to cross. This border has always...
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