Kalemegdan Park Walk, Belgrade
You could easily spend a day or more exploring the sights of Kalemegadan Park, the largest and probably the most beautiful park in the city. It is a cherished spot, favored by many Belgradians who come here all through the year for its green expanses, tree-lined paths, monuments and cultural attractions. The park is situated on a cliff and encompasses Belgrade Fortress, which used to be Belgrade’s principal defensive structure. The views of the fort from the park are simply stunning. As you stroll through the beautiful grounds, pause to check out the numerous monuments to important people, including the poets Milan Rakic, Jovan Ducic and Djura Jaksic and the composer Stevan Mokranjac. Stand before the towering monument known as The Victor which commemorates the country's victory in the First World War. This is one of the most famous landmarks in the city. During your walk you will probably see locals playing very competitive games of chess. If you’re in luck you may get to see a concert or theatrical performance while you are here, because numerous cultural activities are staged in the park. Other attractions include a military museum, a zoo and playgrounds. During the winter, children will often ski and ride sledges down the slopes near the zoo.
You can follow this self-guided walking tour to explore the attractions listed below. How it works:
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to your mobile phone or tablet. The app turns your mobile device into a personal tour guide and its built-in GPS navigation functions guide you from one tour stop to next. The app works offline so no data plan is needed when traveling abroad.
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