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Alas house

House of Serbian famous and beloved character, a mathematician Mihailo Petrović aka "Alas" (eng. "fisherman") is located in the bohemian district of Kosančićev Venac.

Year of construction: 1910

Architecture: secession

Location: 22, Kosančićev Venac, Stari Grad district

Nearby: Belgrade Fortress, Building of the Patriarchate, Cathedral Church of St. Michael, Ulica Kralja Petra (eng. "King Peter's street"), Kafana "?" (eng. "Question Mark Tavern"), Konak Kneginje Ljubice (eng. "Princess Ljubica Residence museum")

MihailoPetrovicAlasMoreover: Mika Alas House is protected as a monument of high cultural importance. In front of the house, across the cobblestone street, there is a monument to this great Serbian mathematician and inventor. He was very fond of fishing, but curiously, he never learned to swim so he was drowning 11 times in rivers Sava and Danube.

 

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