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EXTENDED CITY TOUR

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The longer city tour, up to 5 hours, includes standard one with additionally visit of New Belgrade and Zemun.

WHAT TO SEE IN ADDITIONAL PART?

– Belgrade Waterfront, crossing the Sava River

NEW BELGRADE

– Congress center SAVA
– Buisnes center “UŠĆE” (“Estuary”)
– Museum of Modern Art
– Palace SERBIA
– ” Arena”, Belgrade sport hall

ZEMUN
– Gardos Hill with Millenium Tower on it
– Orthodox churches: s. Nikola’s, The birth of the Holy Virgin, and Catholic The Ascension of the virgin Mary
– Karamata’s Family House
– Church The birth of Holy Virgine
– Spirta’s House
– Franciscane monastery
– Two quarantine churches from XVIII centuries, Orthodox St. Archangels Michael and Gabriel, and Catholic St. Rocco

Map of Extended Part of the Tour

BELGRADE WATERFRONT is an urban renewal, situated in Sava River amphitheater, between Belgrade Fair and Branko’s bridge. It is still in construction and by plan, there also will be residential and commercial Belgrade Tower with a hotel, 168 m high.

NEW BELGRADE

Congress Center “SAVA” opened in 1979 is also the place where many different kind of cultural happenings in it.

Business center “UŠĆE” meaning estuary of Sava River in Danube, assumes shopping mall and two solitaires. One is older, constructed specially for former Central Comity of Socialistic Party of Yugoslavia, in 1999 was damaged in NATO bombing. Today with twin, later built, compose the center.

Museum of Modern Art built in 1961, has very atractive exhibition of modern art from former Yugoslavia area.

Palace of Serbia former residency of Yugoslavia, today  is occupied with several ministries of Serbia.

ARENA one of hugest sport halls in Europe, with some of 20 000 people capacity, multifunctional place, is often host of, not only sports competitions, also of many concerts and other happenings.

 


ZEMUN – once other town in other country, old almost as principal city, today it is a part of it and is connected with old heart of Belgrade by totally new area, New Belgrade. Different old architecture, just as presence of different religions, Orthodox, Catholic, Judaism, testify about multicultural population in this town.

Millenium Tower established on hill Gardoš in 1896 by Hungarians, celebrating 1000 years of their being in Panonian Plain. Zemun in that time was in Austro-Hungarian Empire.

Saint Nicola’s church, the oldest on territory of Belgrade, erected in 1742, is appointed to transmission of  musts  of between of Serbs, very worshiped saint Nikolas.

Family House KARAMATA from 1763 is the oldest in our city and all the time, up to nowadays, belong to this family.

Church The birth of Holy Virgine from 1783, even Orthodox with architectural baroc form, is interesting by carved in wood iconostasis, work of Aksentie Marković in 1788.

SPIRTA’S House is family house from 1840, in architectural pseudo gothic style, where is today situated Town Museum of  Zemun.

Franciscan Monastery established in XVIII century by Franciscan monk order whom past in 1739 from Belgrade in Zemun. Was renewed after big fire in 1790, when was totally burned out. Today is still in function, but with only one monk.

During 140 years in Zemun existed organized quarantine area, where, for all the people and goods from the East, was obligation, to stop for few days for sanitary control, lest they eventually epidemic spread. Only two churches have fallen out of over 100 buildings from once quarantine territory, the Orthodox Church Saint Archangels Michael and Gabriel and Catholic, Saint Rocco.