Belgrade, the capital of Serbia, city that never sleeps. Commonly known as “The New Berlin” for its rich night life and parties that are held each day, from Monday till Sunday, beginning before midnight and lasting even after dawn. It’s a modern city, with population of almost 2 million people, but it’s also a city with a soul, city with long history and rich culture.
With May along comes the warm weather, which means summer season is opening! As already written, Belgrade is famous for its rich nightlife and many clubs where you can experience the true spirit of our city at one of our many crazy and wild parties! May is period of a year when winter clubs are closing and summer ones – known as splavs, on open air and located on the river – Danube or Sava (Belgrade lies on confluence of these two), are opening.
BelgradeBelgrade is a city that has it all. It can offer something for anyone’s taste. Place that you definitely have to check out once you arrive, is Ada Ciganlija lake. Located only 15 minutes away from the city center, it’s a perfect place to recreate and have peaceful time in the nature. Take a cold beer and enjoy the Sun and the view. May is the period of a year when water skiing season starts at Ada Lake. You can sign up for wake boarding lessons or if u are intermediate surfer you can book a ride and enjoy the water! The season is closing at the end of September. Make sure to check Ada Lake out!
Another place you will enjoy in a sunny May is the main street, Knez Mihailova. Take your walking shoes on and enjoy the street art, visit some of its many restaurants, bars or coffee places. Knez Mihailova is around One-kilometer-long, and it is one of the oldest streets in the city, protected by the law, one of Belgrade’s most important landmarks. It is the main pedestrian and shopping zone, it features a number of buildings and mansions built in late 1870s. It is of great cultural-historical importance.
Belgrade is the city that lies on confluence of two big European rivers – Danube and Sava. Kalemegdan Fortress has an amazing sunset point of view of two rivers “collapsing” into each other. Kalemegdan is located right in the city center and for sure it is one of the most romantic spots in our city. It’s a perfect place to lose yourself in beauties of nature. You will fall in love with it once that you get out here.
May in Belgrade is time of the year when Venues open their gardens. You can pretty much anywhere enjoy the warm spring days. What we are really famous for is our delicious food and many specialties as Prebranac – meal made of beans, or Sarma – made of cabbage and minced meat. So, once that you get here, make sure to enjoy some of these in on of our many restaurants.
One of the most beautiful parts of the city, especially in spring when everything becomes colorful and cheerful, is bohemian quarter, Skadarska Street, known as Skadarlija. It’s a truly vintage street that partially preserved the ambience of the traditional urban architecture, it’s a place where you can feel the spirit of old times. May in Belgrade is romantic and beautiful wherever you go. Take your passport and surprised your loved ones with a trip to this beautiful city!