Belgrade

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Bradt Travel Guides, 2005 - Travel - 306 pages
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.

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Contents

Contexts I
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lntroduction to the city l History 3 Politics 25 Economy
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People 28 Cultural etiquette 28 Gay Belgrade 29 lnteracting with local people 30 Giving something back local charities 3l Religion 32 Business 33 C...
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Planning
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The city a practical overview 40 When to visit and why 40 Suggested itineraries 42Tour operators 45 Red tape 46 Getting there and away 5l Health ...
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Practicalities
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Changing money and credit cards 66 Media 68 Communications
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Embassies 73 Hospitalspharmacies 76 Religious services 77Tourist information 77 Local tour operators 78 River pleasure cruises 8l Railway leisure tr...
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Nightlife 156 Beaches
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Walk One 175 The Old Town Walk Two 184 City
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Museums and sightseeing
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Museums 205 Galleries 225 Churches 227 Monasteries 232
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Mosques 232 Sites and monuments 233 Other places of interest 239
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Beyond the city
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Mount Avala 255 Pancevo 256 Smederevo 258 Sremski Karlovci 26l
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Language
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Local transport
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Hotels 95 Hostels 110 Private accommodation 113 Camping
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Food and drink 114 Restaurants 119 Bars and cafés 136 Snack bars
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Further information
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Index
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About the author (2005)

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 earlier this year.

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