Joy of Museums

Exploring Museums, Art & Historic Sites

Belgrade Museums

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Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia, its name translates to “White city”. An important prehistoric culture of Europe, the Vinča culture, evolved within the Belgrade area in the 6th millennium BC. The area was captured by the Romans during the reign of Augustus, and awarded city rights in the mid-2nd century.  As a strategic location, the city was battled over in 115 wars and razed 44 times, through its long history.

Belgrade contains numerous museums and art galleries, the following museums will featured on the “Joy of Museums”:

Essential Facts:

  • City:                    Belgrade
  • Serbian:             Београд/Beograd
  • Country:            Serbia
  • Population:       3.2 million metro



“The wound heals, the scar remains.” Serbian Proverb



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