Joy of Museums

Museums, Art Galleries & Historical Sites

Belgrade Museums

Belgrade iz balona

Museums in Belgrade

Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia, its name translates to “White city”. An essential prehistoric culture of Europe, the Vinča culture, evolved within the Belgrade area in the 6th millennium BC. The Romans captured the area 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 has many museums and art galleries, and the following museums will be featured on the “Joy of Museums”:

Belgrade Museums

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

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

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