Kids' Entertainment in Belgrade, Belgrade (Self Guided)

Belgrade is a children-friendly city. It is in a Serbian tradition to take along their offspring on walks, as there are plenty of places to go for a whole family. The children will be excited to spend a day at the Belgrade Zoo, the Botanical Garden, run through Tašmajdan Park, or catch up with some school classes in the Tesla Museum and then lose themselves in a chocolate shop.
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Kids' Entertainment in Belgrade Map

Guide Name: Kids' Entertainment in Belgrade
Guide Location: Serbia » Belgrade (See other walking tours in Belgrade)
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Sightseeing)
# of Attractions: 8
Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.2 km
Author: ChristineT
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Belgrade Zoo

1) Belgrade Zoo (must see)

The Belgrade Good Hope Garden is the zoo situated at the very center of the city, in Kalemegdan Park. It was founded in 1936 and is one of the oldest zoological gardens in Europe. The zoo covers an area of 7 hectares (17 acres), and has 2,000 animals of 270 species. Besides wild animals, it abounds in domestic animals too. Contributing to the zoo's present look are the many newly-built facilities, drinking-fountains, a wooden sculpture gallery (the work of sculptor Vuk Bojović), and a nursery for young animals - the Baby Zoo. For its 60th anniversary, the zoo received a monument dedicated to its most famous resident - Sammy the chimpanzee.

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San Marina Chocolaterie

2) San Marina Chocolaterie

San Marina Chocolaterie is a true chocolate heaven. This little shop serves a great variety of mouthwatering chocolates, cakes, caramels, and candies of all shapes and flavors: banana, blackberry, cocoa, chili, pepper, honey, coffee and many others. The shop is a favorite place for both locals and tourist who seek to indulge themselves and their offspring with something delicious and memorable.

Operation hours: Monday - Friday: 9 am – 9 pm; Saturday: 11 am – 8 pm
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Boško Buha Theatre

3) Boško Buha Theatre

Boško Buha Theatre was founded in 1950 by Gita Predić-Nušić i Đurđinka Marković, as first Serbian professional theatre for the children.

Now, it is one of the most famous Serbian children theatre, with numerous festivals and plays. It was named by Boško Buha, who was a young Partisan who used to be one of the greatest icons of World War II in the former Yugoslavia.

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Skadarlija Mural Paintings

4) Skadarlija Mural Paintings

Skadarlija Street is an attraction in its own right and a pleasure to one's eyes. The upper part of the street has building facades painted in images of houses, courts and streets, using perspectives and visual effects, so as to trick one into believing they are in front of a real patio and not just a wall. The murals depicts scenes of old Belgrade, with its curved little streets, arches and maze-like inner yards and lanes.
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Jevremovac Botanical Garden

5) Jevremovac Botanical Garden (must see)

The Jevremovac botanical garden was founded in 1874 by the decree of the Ministry of Education of the Kingdom of Serbia, on the initiative of Josif Pančić, a famous botanist who also became its first manager. In 1889, King Milan Obrenović donated the estate to the Great School in Belgrade for the creation of a botanical garden, provided that it be named "Jevremovac" (the Serbian for "Jevrem's Garden"), in honor of his grandfather. The same name was eventually adopted by the surrounding neighborhood. The arboretum spreads over an area of 50,000 square metres and has over 250 species of trees and bushes including local, European and exotic plants. Its total plant population now includes some 500 trees, bushes and herbaceous plants. Besides the open space, the arboretum also holds a greenhouse and the Institute of Botany.

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Pelivan Ice Cream Parlor

6) Pelivan Ice Cream Parlor

Pelivan is reportedly the best ice cream parlor in Belgrade. It's an old cafe and pastry shop that has been featured in the contemporary literature. The place is famous for its vast selection of flavors, friendly atmosphere and lasting traditions. It is loved unreservedly by anyone who comes here, and reminds children that their parents were once kids too.
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Tašmajdan Park

7) Tašmajdan Park

Tašmajdan, or just Taš, is a public park and neighborhood in Belgrade. For the most part it is just a park, while its northern and far western sections are quite urbanized. During the First Serbian Uprising and the subsequent Siege of Belgrade in autumn of 1806, the leader of the uprising, Karađorđe, set his camp in Tašmajdan and conducted the liberation of Belgrade from there. A mound in the eastern part of the park was used for public reading of decrees and laws. Together with the surrounding area, it now forms a historical complex called Stari Beograd (Old Belgrade), while the park itself lies within the natural reserve zone of Miocenski Sprud-Tašmajdan. Within Tašmajdan is a sports complex and a children's amusement park.

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Nikola Tesla Museum

8) Nikola Tesla Museum (must see)

The Nikola Tesla Museum is a scientific museum, one of its kind in terms of preserving the heritage of Nikola Tesla, the world's famous inventor. Its permanent exhibition was arranged in 1955. From time to time there have been some modifications, but the basic concept of it has remained the same. Alongside a memorial exhibition documenting Tesla's life, the museum offers an interactive display with 3D models of Tesla's inventions. Periodically, there are themed exhibitions of documents, photographs and other materials, outlining certain periods of Tesla's work and life.

Operation hours: Tuesday - Sunday: 10 am - 6 pm

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Walking Tours in Belgrade, Serbia

Create Your Own Walk in Belgrade

Create Your Own Walk in Belgrade

Creating your own self-guided walk in Belgrade is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
City Orientation Walk

City Orientation Walk

Apart from being the capital city, Belgrade is also logistical, cultural and economic center of Serbia. To see what the country, in general, and Belgrade, in particular, are about – in terms of religion, politics, arts and more – follow this orientation tour and explore the featured attractions for the ultimate impression.

Tour Duration: 3 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 5.5 km
Topčider, Belgrade Walk

Topčider, Belgrade Walk

Topčider is a large neighborhood in one of the greenest and most prestigious parts of Belgrade. Its parks and forests are centuries-old and have royal legends behind them. This tour will take you around the most notable royal residences, the Marshal Tito Mausoleum, and the famous Košutnjak Park.

Tour Duration: 4 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 8.7 km
Zemun, Belgrade Old Churches Walk

Zemun, Belgrade Old Churches Walk

Zemun has always been one of the most tranquil parts of Belgrade. Located around the Gardoš Hill, it has retained many Orthodox and Catholic churches, bearing the Austro-Hungarian Empire's provincial Baroque legacy. The majority of the local churches have carefully preserved their original icons, dating back to the 18th-19th centuries.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.0 km
Zemun, Belgrade Old Town Walk

Zemun, Belgrade Old Town Walk

Zemun neighborhood is one of the oldest parts of Belgrade, spread around the Gardoš Hill. Throughout centuries, as the Balkans were first part of the Roman, then Byzantine and, finally, the Austro-Hungarian empires, the area has transformed into a beautiful town, with narrow streets, cute buildings and breathtaking views, opening from the hill onto the Old Belgrade Town and the Danube riverside.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 2.4 km
Belgrade Museums Walking Tour

Belgrade Museums Walking Tour

The number of Belgrade museums has gradually increased so that today there is truly a variety of spots with expositions for everyone's taste. A very nice museum that may be of a particular interest to you is the military museum. Equally fascinating could be the ethnographic museum established in 1901. We also suggest stopping at the Nikola Tesla Museum and Narodni Muzej (National Museum)....  view more

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.1 km
Sightseeing Tour in Belgrade

Sightseeing Tour in Belgrade

Despite being devastated many times in the past, Belgrade has retained much of its rich history, reflected in the city's architecture - streets, bridges and squares. Presented here are some of the not-to-be-missed must-sees in the Serbian capital.

Tour Duration: 2 hour(s)
Travel Distance: 4.4 km

Tips for Exploring City on Foot at Your Own Pace

Whether you are in Belgrade for a quick stopover or have a few days to see the city in more detail, exploring it on foot, at your own pace, is definitely the way to go. Here are some tips for you to save money, see the best Belgrade has to offer, take good care of your feet while walking, and keep your mobile device – your ultimate "work horse" on this trip - well fed and safe.

Taking Care of Your Feet


To ensure ultimate satisfaction from a day of walking around the city as big as Belgrade, it is imperative to take good care of your feet so as to avoid unpleasant things like blisters, cold or overheated soles, itchy, irritated or otherwise damaged (cracked) skin, etc. Luckily, these days there is no shortage of remedies to address (and, ideally, to prevent) these and other potential problems with feet. Among them: Compression Socks, Rechargeable Battery-Powered Thermo Socks for Cold Weather, Foot Repair Cream, Deodorant Powder, Shoes UV Sterilizer, and many more that you may wish to find a place in your travel kit for.

Travel Gadgets for Your Mobile Device


Your mobile phone or tablet will be your work horse on a self-guided walk. They offer tour map, guide you from one attraction to another, and provide informative background for the sights you wish to visit. Therefore it is absolutely essential to plan against unexpected power outages in the wrong place at the wrong time, much as to ensure the safety of your device.

For these and other contingencies, here's the list of useful appliances: Portable Charger/External Battery Pack, Worldwide Travel Charger Adapter, Power Converter for International Travel Adapter, and Mobile Device Leash.