Rumpus Room Brunswick, ME. Looking to travel Belgrade? A stunning national park that is home to many plants and animals, as well as the tallest mountain on the U. It is now undeniably known around the world that Nikola Tesla was the greatest inventor who ever lived.
If you only have a day to spend in Belgrade with your family, this is certainly your one stop. There is no fee for park entry, but some of the attractions do charge. The vibe is happy and easygoing, and there are plenty of places to shop or stop for snacks or ice cream. On the weekend, we found a balloon twister making works of art for the equivalent of a dollar or so, along with an array of street musicians.
Walk to the end, and you can cross the street into Kalemegdan Park. The on site restaurant is nice, and with an outdoor playground next to a deck for dining, a perfect spot for a family meal. In the center of the city, next to St. Its two playgrounds are especially good for under 5s.
There is plenty of open grass and benches by the fountain for a picnic, or choose one of the several cafes in the park, though they felt more welcoming to business lunchers than rambunctious children. It also features a small, privately owned amusement park with several jumping castles and slides, plus rides and games. The attractions all show their age, but that was no deterrent to my child who managed hours of entertainment, and ended up exhausted after a few dozen rounds on the bounce house.
A peninsula on the Sava River, Ada is a sprawling recreational area where Belgradians go to play. You will find a number of picnic spots, as well as sporting areas, and there is a beach for swimming, though if you live somewhere with ocean beaches, you may not find its rocky sand the most appealing option we passed. Our choice was to take the motorised train that runs around the park every half hour or so, and settle ourselves at one of the open air restaurants with a play area for children.
We chose a cafe called Sunset , where we could park ourselves at a table, and our daughter played meters away in an enclosed playground.
On the weekends, they even had two very kind staff members minding the young patrons, and offering them arts and crafts activities. The food is fairly typical Eastern European fare, with some imported beers and wines on offer. I insisted on multiple trips to Sunset at Ada because it was such a relaxing way to spend a few hours, having a few drinks and food, and watching our little traveler play nearby.
In Old Belgrade, the new Stadion Mall which actually has a stadium on its roof hosts Dreamland, a huge, colourful play centre with climbing structures, trampolines, a sports court, cars, and a large dedicated room for toddlers. The cafe serves food, coffees and even wine. The staff were so friendly and engaged, and after a couple of visits, they were greeting our daughter by name. On the other side of the river in New Belgrade, Delta City Mall is home to Circus play centre with a gigantic climbing structure and rides, plus a restaurant for snacks and drinks.
In the basement of the Sava Centre, there is a smaller play area with a couple of climbing structures, a child-safe flying fox, ball pit and toys. A dedicated staff member is available to help mind the children, should you want to have a break to sit in the cafe. Make sure that all members of your family have socks. The children in our party were made to feel more than welcome, and no one batted an eye when they took to running around the large garden. Full of quirky decorations and interesting architectural details, the garden is straight from a fairy tale.
I would recommend a reservation, and ask to sit outside if you are dining in Belgrade with children. Located within Kalemegdan Park, the Military Museum covers military history from the earliest days of Belgrade through to present day. Though most of the displays are written in Serbian, young combatants will still love looking at the collections of swords, knives, battle axes, rifles, cannons, tanks and military paraphernalia. In , Crown Prince Alexander and his family entered Serbia for the first time.
His family had been living in exile since , and Prince Alexander was born in a hotel room in England which was declared Yugoslav territory by Winston Churchill. In , the family moved into the Royal Palace in Belgrade, and recently, they have opened the grounds for guided tours.
Available on weekends between April and October, the tours must be booked in advance, and you may be asked to provide copies of the passports of all members of your party. We requested an English speaking tour, and ended up with a private guide. The tour includes the Royal and White palaces and the beautiful Royal Chapel, and is a fascinating walk through modern Serbian history.
You may even be lucky enough to meet a member of the Royal family — meeting HRH Crown Princess Katherine was certainly the unexpected highlight our our trip more on that meeting here. There is no native son that Serbia claims more proudly than pioneering engineer and inventor Nikola Tesla. The Nikola Tesla Museum, located in central Belgrade, celebrates the genius work he did in the realm of electrical energy and the magnetic field. Young visitors may find the highly textual displays a bit cumbersome to take in, but they will love getting a science lesson from the guides who conduct literally!
For convenience, and because they are fairly inexpensive, we tend to prefer taking taxis or hired cars, and our favorite option is CAR: Similar to Uber, download the CAR: GO app and register your Paypal account. You can then request a driver to your location, and the fare is charged to your account.
We found the CAR: GO cars to be far nicer than Belgrade taxis, the price to be comparable or better, and the drivers exceedingly friendly. All of our drivers spoke good English, and were very welcoming of children. GO mascot is a teddy bear, and the drivers almost always had one in their car that they let our daughter hold. It is now undeniably known around the world that Nikola Tesla was the greatest inventor who ever lived.
Without his work on electricity, magnetism and radio, the technological progress of the 20th cen Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra Br. This beautiful church, despite its clearly Serbian Byzantine architecture, was built very recently, between — It was greatly influenced by the It is a copy of Gracanica monastery from Ada Ciganlija 2, Belgrade , Serbia. Originally a muddy island cut off from the city, Ada Ciganlija was connected to the right bank of the Sava Ri Mali Kalemegdan 8, Belgrade.
One of the oldest zoos in Europe, this attraction manages to pack a lot of animals into just 7 hectares — creatures covering about different species. This is to the detriment of the ani Memorial, Monument, Fort, Exhibition. This striking Romanesque tower is actually a memorial. It was opened in to mark years of Hungarian settlement in the Pannonian plain. It rises from the ruins of the Zemun fortress. Kneza Sime Markovia, Beograd , Serbia. You get some freebies even before you enter the museu At metres, this is the tallest tower in the Balkans.
This Turkish and European style palace used to be the residence of Princess Ljubica. Outdoors, Scenic Drive, Cafe, Leisure. Museum, Educational Site, Specialty Museum. This museum has over aircraft, all of which were used at one point or another by the Yugoslav Air Force.
These include gliders, helicopters and jets. There are also relics of aircraft shot down du Ever wondered how a website with more than a million points of interests assigns scores to its attractions? These scores determine the popularity of a particular attraction in a city and also helps you in the trip planning process. Read on to know how we determine which attractions top the charts and which can be given a miss! Belgrade Fortress, Kalemegdan, Belgrade Timings: Religious Site, Temple Address: Sava Temple Tours and Tickets Belgrade for beginners tour 4 hrs.
I visited Belgrade back in and was surprised by the fun, buzzing city that I found. Now, I want to return as soon as possible with kids after reading this great guide to the best things to do in Belgrade with kids courtesy of Cristin Kelly from Between Roots and Wings who has uncovered all the. Things to Do with Kids in Belgrade, MT. TripBuzz found 25 things to do with kids in or near Belgrade, Montana, including 22 fun activities for kids in nearby cities within 25 miles like Bozeman, Three Forks, Big Sky and Gallatin Gateway. Book your tickets online for the top things to do in Belgrade, Serbia on TripAdvisor: See 37, traveler reviews and photos of Belgrade tourist attractions. Find what to do today, this weekend, or in October. We have reviews of the best places to see in Belgrade. Visit top-rated & must-see attractions.