Period of time: 3h
Price: from 7,80€ per person (Scale price) / children 6,50€ / discounted 6,50€
Category: Geschichte und Archäologie
Belgrade guided tours and more
from 10 person 11,70€ per person
from 15 person 10,40€ per person
from 20 person 9,10€ per person
from 25 person 7,80€ per person
Participants: 2-70 person (Open tour)
Groups:30% Group discount from 40 persons
Early Booking:from 14 days 20% discount
Booking option:Booking on fixed rate
The story begins with the Scordiscs-Celtic tribe that bult the first fortress on the shores of Sava and Danube, called Singidun. After the Roman conquest, the city was renamed to Singidunum. It housed the IV Roman Legion - Flavia. Roman Emperor Iovinus was born here. Through centuries, it was governed by Huns, Sarmatians, Eastern Goths, Gepidaes, Avars, Slavs, Byzantines, Bulgarians, Hungarians, Serbs, Ottomans, Austrians, Germans.... It became famous during the XV century, when it was hailed as "Antemurale Christianitis" -The Stronghold of Christianity because of the famous victory of Christian forces during the Otoman conquests. 100 battles vere fought over the fortress, 40 times it was destroyed and rebuilt from the ashes, and it changed 15 different names.
-Students' Square(Remains of Roman Spa, University Building)
-Kalemegdan park(Liberation of the Serbian cities Monument, Outer system of Defense, "Struggle fountain", Monument of Gratitude to France, Busts of Glorious Serbs)
-The fortress(Leopold's Gate, Ancient Roman Walls, Zindan Gate, Kalemegdan Terace, Ruzica Church, St. Petka Church, Jaksic Tower with WWI mausoleum, Eastern medieval suburbs with Charles V gate and the Turkish Bath, Lower town with river bastions, Nebojsa tower, Great Gunpowder Magazine and the remains of medieval Metropolitan Church, Great staircase and the promenade)
-Upper town - The Citadel (Dafterdar's Gate, Mehmet Pasha Sokolovic Fountain, The Great Defense of Belgrade 1456 memorial, Despot Stefan of Serbia monument, Dizdar's Tower, Despot's Gate, Old Mosque remains, Dammad Ali-Pahsa's Turbe, Ancient Sarcophaguses, Great Cold War Bunker, Roman Well, The Victor Monument, King Gate, The Clock Gate with The Clock Tower, Open Air Military Museum Exhibition, The Stambol Gate, The Great Rampart, Military Museum building)
Tourist guide in English.
Beverages at the Kalemegdan Terrace cafe.
Visit to the objects inside the fortress is possible. The tour price stays the same but there is an extra fee for the entrance tickets - 7euros for all(Clock Tower, Roman Well, Nebojsa Tower, Great Gunpowder Magazine, Cold War Bunker). If You would like to visit any of these, please give me a heads up before we start the tour.
Comfortable shoes and clothes, a bottle of water.