New Destination: Belgrade
If you have travelled the world and wonder where you should go on your next holiday, Belgrade can be your fresh destination. It is the capital of Serbia and offers many new landmarks. Some of them will be presented in the following article.
Victor is a work of sculptor Ivan Mestrovic. This monument was erected after World War I to commemorate the Serbian victories over Ottoman Empire and Austria Hungary. It portrays a naked man who in his left hand holds a gray falcon and in his right hand holds a sword.
Kalemegdan is the largest and the most beautiful park in Belgrade. At the same time it is the most significant cultural-historical complex. The dominant construction is Belgrade's Fortress which is located above the mouth of two rivers the Sava and the Danube. Besides being a magnificent park this Fortress contains Military Museum, Natural History Museum, Zoo, Church Ruzica and Victor(a monument).
The most famous museum in Belgrade is National Museum, founded in 1844. It contains collections with more than 400 000 exhibited materials including many foreign masterpieces. Miroslav's Gospel is kept there. Tourists should also visit Nikola Tesla's Museum, Military Museum, Etnographic Muesum.
Skadarlija - Bohemian Quarter
If you get tired of going sightseeing, you should stop by for lunch or dinner in Skadarlija. There you will find some of the best restaurants in Belgrade. Once the home if many Serbian poets, writers,actors it maintains bohemian tradition from 19th century. If you order dinner make sure that it is accompanied with some live music. It will be unforgettable even though you will have to pay for it.
After you have visited all these places only in Belgrade, be sure that there are many other landmarks in this beautiful country. I will soon write a new article about them and you will be surprised.