6 Simple Reasons to Visit Belgrade, Serbia

Serbia, Belgrade Guide (B): 6 Simple Reasons to Visit Belgrade, Serbia

If Belgrade has a reputation among the travel community, I’d say the Serbian capital city is probably best known for its partying and club scene. For those like me who have no real interest partying down on the riverboats, the natural question is whether there are reasons to visit Belgrade beyond that. After spending some time in the city last summer, I’m glad to say there are reasons.

Now, compared to other European capitals Belgrade may seem a little light on huge attractions. However, a visit to Belgrade is not so much about visiting a list of star attractions than it is about experiencing the city’s feel and atmosphere. If you’re looking to experience the Balkans, picking the largest city in the region is a good way to go. I have no doubt there are plenty more reasons to visit Belgrade than I’ll list below, but these are ones that occurred to me.

Really the most obvious and basic reason for visiting Belgrade is that it’s the easiest place in Serbia to get to. A visit to Belgrade is kind of default for any Serbia or Balkan itinerary as a result. The city sits at a crossroads for the entire corner of Europe, with regular connections to other capitals like Zagreb, Sarajevo, Budapest and Sofia. Plus, unlike most other cities and towns of Serbia, many people actually know its name. Serbia is still emerging onto the tourism scene so that kind of makes sense though. All in all, it just makes sense that if you’re visiting Serbia, you should visit Belgrade. Now to the real reasons! ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: 6 Simple Reasons to Visit Belgrade, Serbia
Guide Location: Serbia » Belgrade
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Sight(s) featured in this guide: Kneza Mihaila   Republic Square   Moscow Hotel   Belgrade Fortress   Kalemegdan Park   Temple of St. Sava  
Author: David Johnston
Read it on author's website: http://www.travelsewhere.net/visit-belgrade/