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Zemun Walk

Across the river Sava, wright by the Danube, picturesque little Zemun has settled since ancient times. Its strategic position was determined by the vicinity of Belgrade fortress while it was used as military base from which attacks on Belgrade were waged throughout history. Despite suffering several destructions, XIX century atmosphere can still be felt in Zemun when it served as …

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DAVIS CUP – Serbia Vs Great Britain

From July, 15th until July 17th, Serbia’s capital, Belgrade will host Davis Cup quarterfinal’s match between Serbia and Great Britain. Number 1 (Novak Djokovic) and number 2 (Andy Murray) ATP ranked players have announced that they would take part in this great tennis event. Especially for this occasion, old Tasmajdan Stadium in beautiful Tasmajdan Park in downtown Belgrade, that hosted last Davis Cup match in 1956, will be …

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Alpine excursion from Belgrade

Bellow snow covered Alps and next to the Adriatic Sea ,three major European ethnic groups have lived one next to another for centuries. Because of cultural diversity created by Slavic spirit, Latin creativity and German precision in the land of geographical contrasts, Slovenia can be considered as the major cultural intersection within European continent. Further information is available on following link: http://wonderfulserbia.com/destination/sightseeing/region/slovenia/

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Western Serbia

Drina River valley has been natural road southwards ever since caravans used to connect Belgrade and Dubrovnik. Later on, narrow gauge railway replaced caravans and eventually, Dubrovnik ceased to exist as the major port on the Adriatic Sea. Famous Cira railway now services only tourists, on picturesque Sargan Mountain making the famous “Sargan 8”. It served as inspiration to Emir Kusturica …

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Moravian Serbia

After the last Nemanjic ruler Emperor Uros the Weak died, Prince Lazar from town of Krusevac emerged as the most powerful Serbian leader. He died heroically in famous Kosovo battle in 1389 while leading Serbian army. His son Despot Stefan Lazarevic took over and created conditions in which medieval Serbia known as Moravian Serbia continued to function as late as 1459 when town …

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Oplenac

According to a legend Sumadija (Land of Forests) was named after endless forests that used to grow in this part of the country. Freedom fighters and national heroes preferred forested landscape for their guerrilla campaigns against invaders and that’s how Sumadija became more than just a center of rebellious Serbia. It became “Hart of Serbia” that still cherishes old way of life.  Furrther …

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Following Danube

Four European capitals situated on the Danube are nothing but successors of the earliest European settlements that appeared wright in the Djerdap gorge around 6000 BC. Today it still meanders spectacularly through Carpathian Mountains between Serbia and Romania carving Tartarus depression where allegedly, Ancient Greek Gods enclosed mighty Titans. Further information is available on http://wonderfulserbia.com/destination/sightseeing/around-serbia/one-day-excursions/following-danube/

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Enjoy Belgrade on Tennis Court

If you love sports and if you find yourself in Serbia looking for genuine experience, then tennis might be just the thing you are searching for. This small country has produced relatively large number of highly ranked tennis players headed by Novak Djokovic, currently ranked number 1 on ATP list. Tennis and sports lovers in general, while in Serbia do not have to miss out on …

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Belgrade Marathon

On Saturday, April, 16th, Belgrade will once again host Serbia’s biggest sports event, 29th Belgrade marathon , which attracts the largest attendance. The Belgrade Marathon comprises of a 5km Fun Run, half marathon and marathon. It is considered to be the most important sports and promotional event traditionally held in Serbia.

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