Belgrade is situated in South-East of Europe, at the very entrance from Central Europe to Balkan Peninsula. It lies at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers in north central Serbia, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkan Peninsula. With almost 2.000.000 citizens, Belgrade is the capital of Serbian state, culture, education, science and economy. As a result of its turbulent history, many nations have been living in Belgrade for centuries; hence Belgrade’s charming mixture of both Central Europe and Orient. Its climate is moderate, and all the four seasons are distinguished, which makes it popular all year round. However, Belgrade is notorious for its beautiful, sunny autumn which we call “Miholj summer”.
Largest city in the region
With its population of around two million, Belgrade is the largest city in the region, and the fourth largest in Southeast Europe. Most of the Serbian economy is settled in Belgrade. Also, the vast majority of international companies choose Belgrade as their base not only for Serbia but for the whole region of Southeast Europe. This makes Belgrade one of the most important economic cities in the region.
Belgrade is also a serious contestant on European Convention Market. Offering several conference and exhibition venues with capacities 2000+ participants each, and dozens of conference venues with capacities up to 600 participants; Belgrade is quickly becoming the leader in Balkan Convention Industry.
Ever growing interest of major international hotel chains led Belgrade to one of the top “Best Value” destinations in last several years. Yet, a large number of smaller charm hotels are very tough competitors even for some of the most respected hotels throughout Europe.
Belgrade is one of those cities with a “never-sleeping” reputation. During the day, one can find himself amazed with the number of people in the City Center. Whether you are looking for a leisure in some of the numerous Belgrade cafes, or looking for attractions in Belgrade pedestrian zones of Republic Square, Knez Mihajlova street, Obilić square and Kosančić square – here you will find many sites to visit and explore. National Theatre with Opera, National Museum, numerous art galleries are just some of the attractions which lead you to the most famous part of Belgrade – beautiful Kalemegdan Park and Belgrade fortress. Here you can admire the rich history dating almost 7 milleniums, and enjoy the spectacular panorama over the confluence of Sava and Danube Rivers.
If you are more of a “night-bird”, then you have to pay a visit to some of the numerous restaurants and clubs throughout Belgrade. Some of the most impressive sceneries can be found in the old bohemian quarter of Skadarska street, where one can enjoy in the old taverns with local specialties and live tambourine orchestras. If you are looking for enjoyment by the river, then you might take in consideration the old town of Zemun, at the banks of Danube River. Besides national and international specialties, restaurants have excellent fresh river fish – all which in genuine relaxing atmosphere with live music. For those looking for a more dynamic way to taste the Belgrade’s nightlife – there is no better way but to visit some of the world-known river clubs, which we call “splav”. Varying from domestic music to international Pop hits, Rock, Techno, Club – Belgrade’s nightlife is considered the best in Europe for a reason…