Belgrade Grand Tour

From May to October, the Belgrade Grand Tour starts at 13:00 every day of the week in front of the Saint Sava Temple. You will be visiting the unique and the most important sights and locations. Discover the City of incredible energy that leaves no one indifferent! Discover Belgrade!

While driving, through the helmet communicator, the guide will tell you about Belgrade, about its history, culture, important buildings, the famous Belgrade taverns and urban myths. You will find out interesting facts and information that cannot be found in tourist brochures, read in books or seen on television. Discover Belgrade in a completely unique way, and our licensed guides will make sure you enjoy every moment of the tour.

All you have to do is Smile&Ride!

 

Due to the limited number of places available, please confirm your reservation 1 day in advance.

Click here to view the meeting point of the tour.

All the participants must arrive to the meeting point 30 minutes prior to the departure and sign the tour contract. Our tour ends at the same place where it starts and lasts about 4 hours.

 

The tour includes the following locations:

 

 

1. Hotel "Moskva" (Hotel “Moscow”)

Hotel Moskva is located in the center of Belgrade, at the Terazije Square. It was built in the style of the Russian Art Nouveau with elements of Greek antiquity. Throughout the centuries this has been the best-known catering establishment - the epicenter of the Balkans, as it was called. It is the only hotel in Belgrade where there is no room or apartment number 13. Many famous persons stayed there, such as Albert Einstein, movie director Alfred Hitchcock, U.S. President Richard Nixon, opera singer Luciano Pavarotti, as well as Hollywood actors Jack Nicholson, Robert de Niro, Brad Pitt, Michael Douglas and many others.

 

2. Assembly of the City of Belgrade

The building was constructed in 1884 for the needs of the newly formed Kingdom of Serbia led by King Milan. Its Red and Yellow Salon are known for containing many paintings of famous Serbian artists: Sava Šumanović, Petar Lubarda, Peđa Milosavljević. Today, the office of the mayor is inside the building.

 

3. National Assembly

The National Assembly is a building with a very turbulent history. It represents one of the most beautiful architectural buildings of the modern era. It is situated in the heart of the capital, on the Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra (Boulevard of King Alexander), the longest street in Belgrade. This magnificent edifice has managed to survive in spite of the many wars, and has successfully served seven different states.

 

4. Government of Serbia

It represents the first public building in Belgrade, built between 1926 and 1928 for the needs of the state administration. The bronze statue on the top of the dome is the work of Đorđe Jovanović, a famous Serbian sculptor.

 

 

5. Crkva Svetog Marka (St. Mark’s Church)

Designed in the spirit of the architecture of the Serbo-Byzantine style, it contains a marble sarcophagus of one of the most important medieval Serbian ruler Tsar Dušan. The church also houses one of the richest collections of Serbian icons from the 18th and 19th centuries, as well as the marriage certificate of King Alexander and Queen Draga Obrenović, killed in 1903.

 

 

6. Kafana Čubura

A restaurant of Serbian cuisine located in the part of town that has preserved the spirit of old Belgrade. Don’t forget to try the best kebabs in town.

 

 

7. Kafana Kalenić

This tavern is over 100 years old and represents one of the legendary Belgrade restaurants that continue to offer its services in an unaltered, authentic atmosphere.

 

 

8. Saint Sava Temple

The St. Sava Temple is the largest Serbian church, largest Orthodox church in the Balkans as well as one of the largest Orthodox churches in the world. The church occupies a prominent place in Belgrade’s horizon and is visible from all approaches to the city. It is an imposingly beautiful edifice and one of the main features of Belgrade. The construction started in 1935 but was interrupted by the Second World War, and continued in 1985.

 

 

9. Football Stadium Crvena Zvezda

The stadium known as "Marakana" is the home of the Crvena Zvezda football team (The Red Star), European and World Champion in 1991. The official games of the Serbian national team are played on this stadium that has the capacity is 55 000 visitors.

 

 

10. Museum of Yugoslav History

“The House of Flowers”, which is part of the Museum of Yugoslav History, is the mausoleum of the leader of the Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia, Josip Broz Tito and his wife Jovanka Broz. It was built in 1975, as a winter garden with areas for work and rest of Josip Broz near the residence where he lived. Since its opening in 1982, the memorial was visited by more than 17,000,000 people. When visiting the House of Flowers, you can see the collection of Tito’s military uniforms, as well as the relays that carried birthday greetings for the President from all over Yugoslavia.

 

 

11. Residence of Prince Miloš

The Residence of Prince Miloš is a royal residence in the Topčider municipality of Belgrade. It was built in 1831, after Serbia was given autonomous status in the Ottoman Empire. The grounds include a plane tree that is over 160 years old and one of the oldest in Europe.

 

 

12. Košutnjak

Košutnjak is a park-forest and urban neighborhood of Belgrade. Košutnjak is one of the most popular recreational places in Belgrade. The evergreen and deciduous forest is crisscrossed by many forest trails. It has a beautiful panoramic view on the entire city and it’s a pleasant place to relax in nature. Košutnjak has a ski track open the whole year round allowing ski lovers to practice during winter as well as summer. It is an ideal place for rest and lunch. This is where we take a break and sum up our impressions.

 

 

13. Topčiderski park

Topčider was the first public park outside the central city area. It reminds the charming English gardens in the shadows of tall trees, with benches, stone paths and a small lake. The park’s trademark is a large, more than 170 years old and over 34 meters high plane tree. You can often see newlyweds having their pictures taken in its idyllic shadow.

 

 

14. Ada Bridge

The Ada Bridge crosses the tip of Ada Ciganlija Island, connecting the municipalities of Čukarica and New Belgrade. It was officially opened in 2012. The bridge itself cost 161 million Euros. With multi-level intersections and metro stations, the total cost was 450 million Euros. Ada Bridge was featured in the fifth episode, season nine of the Discovery Channel television series Build It Bigger.

 

 

15. Belgrade Arena

With its capacity of around 25.000 visitors, the Belgrade Arena is the biggest hall in Belgrade and one of the biggest halls in Europe. Since its opening in 2004, it hosted numerous world and European sporting events as well as concerts of the world’s biggest music stars.

 

 

16. Palace of Serbia (SIV)

It was built in 1959 by the work brigades from all over Yugoslavia. The facade of the building is covered by Brac’s marble (high quality marble from Croatia), which is proof of how the state used to be strong and stable. The building contains six lounges and more than a thousand offices. It was designed in the shape of the letter "N". Here you can sit in the same chairs in which were sitting the delegations of the First Conference of Non-Aligned countries in 1961.

 

 

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