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History

Articles related to Belgrade's history. Stories from the past.
  • They call it an incident, but it was long time coming. Serbia's struggle for independence in the 19th century lasted more than 60 years. The final act took place at Čukur fountain (ser. Čukur česma), in Belgrade's Dorćol district, in 1862.

  • Belgrade is paying dues to the extraordinary people who influenced Serbian history, art, and culture, as well as to the events that shaped our national being. Here we presented to you the monuments that stand out in the wider center of the city, with an explanation for you to better understand Serbia and its people.

  • You find yourself at Terazije square, near the fountain, asking yourself what to do or see next. Well, very few people will advise you to go and see a nonexistent tavern in an unattractive house that barely stands. If anything, at least it is pretty close.

  • In the very heart of the city, at the outskirts of Pioneers Park, located between the National Assembly of Serbia and the Presidential Palace, there is a seemengly large pile of rubble that even most of the citizens of Belgrade, walking past it several times a day, do not know what it stands for. And yet this is the place of great historical importance for Serbia.

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