You have to make the right decision where to stay while in Belgrade. As u already know, Belgrade is the capital and the largest city of Serbia. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. The urban area of the City of Belgrade has a population of 1.23 million, while nearly 1.7 million people live within its administrative limits. Belgrade is a vibrant city with many municipalities, to be precise, its metropolitan territory is divided into 17 municipalities. They are wide, and most of them are pretty far away from the city center, so you need to think Where to stay in Belgrade before your arrival.
Dorcol is an urban part of the city where you can find a lot of interesting sites to see. Name of this part of town was from the Turkish language and it means crossroad of four streets, “dort” – four, “jold” – road. In the Middle Ages Dorcol was the most important part of the city life.
One of the biggest attractions in Belgrade is Kalemegdan, the well known fortress in Dorcol. Kalemegdan have an amazing view from where you can see delta of two Belgrade rivers – Sava and Danube. It also contains beautiful park and ZOO which you should visit.
The most important thing is that if you are staying in Dorcol, you will be close to everything. Literally in the center of everything. All the winter clubs are situated there, in the city center, and if you are staying in this area, you can reach them easily and in no time by foot.
Main pedestrian zone – Knez Mihailova street is located in Dorcol area. As you begin your walk along Knez Mihajlova, you’ll notice it is filled with restaurants, bars, coffee shops, and boutiques. Knez Mihailova is one of the favorite places for shopping in Belgrade!
In Dorcol, you can also find Skadarska street. Skadarska street or better known as “Skadarlija” is the Bohemian quarter where you can taste our national cuisine and enjoy in traditional Serbian vibe. Filled with traditional restaurants called “kafana” from where you can hear the sounds of old Serbia. This street is also known for its cobblestone or in Serbian – “Kaldrma”.
Dorcol is a huge area, that consist many sub areas within.
Savamala district, is one of the most popular places to be. Beton hall is where all the best restaurants are and where you will find many cool warm up bars . At this part of the town you will find out about history, hear amazing stories, meet Belgrade street art, culture, architecture, design shops, museums and hidden bars and coffee shops.
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If you are into sport while in Belgrade, then 25. Maj (area of Dorcol) is a perfect place to be.
Belgrade nightlife begin around 9- 10 pm and continue on the Belgrade’s rivers.
Knez Mihailova, as we mention it before, it is a main pedestrian zone in Belgrade, and it is also great place to stay in. If you are settled here, you will be in the center of the center of all happenings in town. At the evning, in the Knez Mihailova you will find street performers and feel the Belgrades vibe. The most of accommodations are settled in part of Obilicev venac. Good to know is that you wont find parking space that easy (if staying in Hotel, you will be fine).
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