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Kalemegdan, Belgrade

Kalemegdan - the most important information
Kalemegdan, one of the recognizable symbols of Belgrade, a place that almost every tourist has never bypassed, a place with a fantastic view of the rivers and the rest of our capital. Kalemegdan Fortress is a unique cultural monument located in the heart of the capital. It is a fortress located on a ridge above the mouth of two large rivers. Kalemegdan Fortress has several parts, it is full of green spaces and trees, perfect places for picnics and interesting attractions for all tourists.

History of Kalemegdan Fortress
The history of the Kalemegdan Fortress is extremely long, turbulent and goes far back into Serbian history and the past. Believe it or not, Kalemegdan has a fortress that is 16 centuries old. If we pay attention to the old writings, we will see information about the very origin of the fortress. Kalemegdan Fortress was built somewhere between the 2nd and 18th centuries. Throughout its long history, it has been a silent witness to changes in government, as well as many turmoils and conquests. Because of that, it was attacked and destroyed several times, but it still managed rise like a phoenix from the ashes.

The significance of the fortress
Once upon a time, the significance of the Kalemegdan Fortress was mostly reflected in the fact that it provided much-needed defense against the occupying forces. Many historical writings have claimed that the great importance of this fortress lies in the fact that it provides incredible protection from foreign forces, and this is evidenced today by many fortifications and high walls of Kalemegdan, as well as numerous remnants of former artillery. Today, the significance of this fortress is reflected in its great, tourist potential. Today, Kalemegdan is the heart of the capital, a meeting place for many, a place of legends, stories and a symbol of the victory of one nation. As one such place, the significance of Kalemegdan is huge even in today's modern world.

What you must see at the Kalemegdan Fortress
Kalemegdan Fortress is full of interesting and significant attractions for all tourists. The whole culture and identity of one nation is reflected in the attractions of Kalisz that you must see. This fortress has several places that you just have to visit, and we will tell you exactly what those places are:
  • Lookout near the church Ružica
  • Great staircase
  • Monument Pobednik- Upper town
  • Jakšićeva kula- Donji grad
  • A musical pavilion
  • Monument of Gratitude to France
  • Exterior Istanbul Gate
  • Military museum
  • Clock tower
  • Fortress cannon
  • Roman well
  • Nebojsa Tower

Opening hours and ticket price
Of course, you can come to the area of ​​Kalemegdan, which is covered with green areas, at any time of the day or even night. Some parts of the fortress are open to visitors only at certain times, and we have singled out for you which parts are:
  • Roman well (from Tuesday to Sunday, from 11 am to 5 pm / 7 pm) - 120 dinars
  • Nebojsa Tower (from Wednesday to Sunday, from 11 am to 5 pm / 7 pm) - 100 dinars
  • Military bunket (from Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm / 7 pm) - 100 dinars
  • Clock tower (from Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm / 7 pm) - 80 dinars
  • The price of a combined ticket is 450 dinars

How to get to Kalemegdan Fortress
Kalemegdan is located in the very center of our capital, at the end of Knez Mihailova Street, across from the library of the city of Belgrade. There are several spacious parking lots inside the fort, so you should have no parking problems if you come with your vehicle. In addition, you can reach Kalemegdan:
  • Trams - 2, 5 and 10
  • By buses - 16, 31, 58, E2 and E 6
  • Trolleybus- 41

Additional information
  • the visit of the mentioned attractions on Kalemegdan during the summer and spring period lasts until 7 pm
  • in winter the working hours are shortened, so that the working hours are until 5 p.m.
  • pupils, students, pensioners, as well as persons with special needs always have an additional discount on the standard ticket priceHow to get to Kalemegdan Fortress


Type of Attractions
  • Brige
  • Museum


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