Top Yugoslavia Points Of Interest In Belgrade

Genex Tower

There are many different ways to get to know the former Yugoslavia. You can watch documentaries, read history books or talk to someone who lived there. But, you’ll agree that the best possible option is to visit the region, if you get the chance. SFRY consisted of 6 republics and today, each of them carries some of its memories and … Read More

A Guide To Communist Monuments In Yugoslavia

Communist monuments in Yugoslavia

You may have never wanted to know much about significant monuments in Yugoslavia. Maybe that’s just not your cup of tea or perhaps you’ve never thought they could be interesting. Whether you’ve lived there or not, you probably know the former Yugoslavia was a magnificent country. It officially stopped existing as a whole in 1991, although certain variants existed until … Read More

Nikola Tesla Museum in Belgrade

nikola tesla museum in belgrade

If you’re reading this, that means you’ve been blessed by the discoveries of Nikola Tesla. His work drastically changed the world and paved the road for many other inventions that we can’t live without today. Without Tesla, we wouldn’t have electricity, radars, X-rays, radio or Wi-Fi. That’s why one of Belgrade’s best museums is dedicated to this genius and his … Read More

Communist Architecture of New Belgrade: Brutalism and Blocks

Suburbs of Belgrade

New Belgrade, the youngest of Belgrade’s 17 municipalities, is a real showcase of gritty communist architecture. It’s in complete contrast to the old core of the city located right across from it. This part of the Yugoslav capital on the left bank of the Sava River was envisioned as an embodiment of the socialist ideology. Visually and in the way … Read More

Concentration camps in Yugoslavia during WW2

Concentration camps in Yugoslavia during WW2

One of the most gruesome sides of World War II was the existence of concentration camps. Although they are usually associated with Germany or Poland, many were also located in the former Yugoslavia. Just like in all other camps, the exact number of victims is unknown. Nevertheless, it’s very important to remember the agony of all those affected as an … Read More

Church of Saint Sava

church of saint sava

The church of Saint Sava, yet another reason to visit Belgrade. The former Yugoslav capital is home to one of the largest Orthodox churches in the entire world. Precisely, the church of Saint Sava is the second largest, first being in Saint Petersburg, Russia. Church of Saint Sava is an impressive sight, whether you’re an Orthodox Christian or not, this … Read More

Who were Partisans? Who were Chetniks?

propaganda poster

In case you’ve ever done any research on Yugoslavia, there’s a chance you’ve stumbled across several unknown terms. Some of them are specific for Yugoslavia and its history only. You’ve perhaps wondered – who were Chetniks? Also, when we’re at it, who were Partisans? This article will answer your burning questions and introduce you to a very important part of … Read More

Best Yugoslavia Movies: 8 Must-See Yugoslav Movies


Yugoslavia’s film industry was very successful and critically acclaimed. In fact, not only was it influential in the region, but it was also interesting for movie enthusiasts worldwide. Movies from that era earned Academy Award and Golden Globe nominations as well as Palme d’Or wins. If the country was still in existence today, it would’ve been able to compete with … Read More

Museum of Yugoslavia

Museum of Yugoslavia

National museums are often the best way you can get to know a country’s past in one afternoon. With not only one, but three buildings, the Museum of Yugoslavia provides a detailed trip through Yugoslavia’s history and culture. If you happen to find yourself in Belgrade, this thematic museum is a must-visit! The Museum of Yugoslavia was founded in 1996 … Read More

Food of Yugoslavia

kranjska sausage

When it comes to deciding whether you should visit former Yugoslavia, we have one tip: let your tummy be your guide. Even if you’re not the type of person to be impressed by its breath-taking nature, cultural monuments, or the friendly people, the food is guaranteed to blow you away. If you’re wondering what the cuisine of six Balkan countries … Read More