This compact new guide to Belgrade is a natural addition to the growing list of Bradt city guide destinations, selected for the savvy traveler wishing to explore the new face of Europe. Belgrade contains all the information expected for the short-stay visitor, business person, and traveler on a tour, from walking tours of the city with tips on the best shopping and cafe pit-stops to essential words and phrases to help visitors enjoy the local specialties and enjoy all that the city offers. Short trips beyond the city to Smederevo fortress and Mount Avala are included to introduce the visitor to the Serbian countryside.
>First guide to the new city-break hotspot of Belgrade
>Concentrates on the must see and do attractions for the short break visitor
>Contexts: history and culture of the Balkan region
>Discovering local haunts for entertainment and nightlife
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Belgrade is less polished jewel than diamond in the rough. Emerging from its turbulent recent past, the city is now staking its claim as one of Europe's latest hotspots. With a wealth of museums and a flourishing cafe-bar scene, it is culturally rich and warmly welcoming. Whether you take a romantic sunset stroll through Kalemegdan Park, explore the quirky traditions of the Bohemian enclave of Skadarlija, or sample a fiery snort ofšljivovica on a floating Danube restaurant, Laurence Mitchell shows you how to get the most from this charming capital. *All the sights--from Belgrade Fortress to a phantom station*Nightlife--from hidden bars to the brazen "Silicon Valley"*Walking tours--the city center, Old Town, and Zemun*Strange statues, secret tunnels, odd museums*Beyond the city--Novi Sad and Mount Avala*Full-color mapsAbout the Author:
Laurence Mitchell is a travel writer and photographer; he first visited Serbia in the 1970s when hitchhiking through the former Yugoslavia. Serbia: The Bradt Travel Guide was published in 2005.
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