• The longest street in Belgrade goes on for 7.5 kilometers
Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra (King Alexander blvd.) is the longest street in Belgrade and one of the longest municipal streets in Europe. The street numbers go as high as 656.
• Belgrade is proud of having its "eternal" football derby between Crvena Zvezda and Partizan
It is commonly considered as one of the 10 biggest rivalries in the world of football . Two great fan basis, the one in the north stand (Crvena Zvezda fans) and one in the opposite, south stand (Partizan supporters), making a great atmosphere during the match, singing, chanting, with drums and flags, and often with flares, or with richly ornamented coreography. The fans are very passionate, it is usually very intense, on a verge of an incident.
• The highway is going right through the city of Belgrade (photo above)
This is E-70/E-71 routes (from Croatian and Hungarian border) forming A1 route towards the City of Niš and North Macedonian and Bulgarian border. The portion of the highway that goes through the city is registered under the street name of "Bulevar Arsenija Čarnojevića" (Arsenije Čarnojević blvd.), and, for example, the Belgrade Arena hall of sports (now called "Štark Arena") is located at number 58.
• The oldest building in Belgrade is a mosque (Bayrakli mosque), built in 1575 (2nd photo)
Strangely enough, it is the only mosque that survived in the City of Belgrade.
• The oldest civil structure still standing in Belgrade is a small house in Cara Dušana street (eng. "Emperor Dušan street", in Dorćol district), built in 1727
It belonged to the Austrian colonel Nicolas Doxat, Swiss by nationality, who was in Belgrade on the assignment of making a stronghold out of Belgrade Fortress.
• Belgrade still has no metro
Even though the first plans of building the metro in Belgrade appeared in the late 1960's, the Serbian capital remains one of the few major European cities still without this mean of transportation. The construction of the first line of metro is planned for 2023.
• Center of Belgrade is one giant graveyard
Bear in mind that when you are walking the central streets or enjoying a stroll in, let's say, Tašmajdan park, there are plenty of dead and burried people beneath your feet. This is due to the fact that for centuries the main settlement was at Belgrade Fortress and immediately arround it, so the cemeteries were built outside of it, which is now the urban center of the city. No wonder to find graves here when repairing central city streets.
• Belgrade lies on 23 hills
City of Rome was built on 7 hills, that's the famous story we all heard about. Imagine, then, the city that spreads over 23 hills. It's Belgrade, alright.
• Belgrade is the only European capital located at the confluence of two rivers
All visitors praise city's natural surroundings, stressing the two rivers mixing with each other right at the spot Belgrade is situated.