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From January 2008 Bg Info Box holds the license for publishing one of the most important European guides - In Your Pocket City Guide. These guides appeared in 1992 and publish inmore than 150 European cities in 25 countries. They contain objective and independent texts with precise information on these cities. For more on these printed editions, please visit with over 3.000.000 visits per month. People from all over the world can access them and download all of the informative and commercial content of the guide, even before coming to the desired destination. The readers of In Your Pocket guides are business people, tourists and foreign residents.

Belgrade Info Guide

Belgrade Info Guide is bilingual (Serbian and English) guide for Belgrade. Find what events are planned, where to stay, eat, party...

Belgrade Info Guide android aplication

Like the world's metropolises , Belgrade now also has a comprehensive, multi-lingual guide in the form of free offline application-Belgrade Info Guide, available for free on Google Play Store. Created as a result of many years of experience and knowledge obtained by working in the city receptive tourism and cooperation with the Tourist Organization of Belgrade,the aplication is a digital version of our homonymous printed guide that integrates information, tips and guidelines for guests of our city.


Belgrade Guide


The Fortress - Upper town

The importance the fortress had to the conquers and rulers of Belgrade an be seen in the number of gates used to enter it.

Karađorđe’s gate

This gate, built in the 18th century was named after the leader of the First Serbian Rebellion, Karađorđe, who had, after conquering Belgrade in 1807, entered the fortress through this gate.

Defterdar’s gate

Dates from the Middle Ages, and its name is associated with the function of deferdar, bookkeeper, in the Turkish army. It got its present look in the 18th century.

Despot’s gate with the Dizdar’s tower

Built in the first half of the 15th century, it represents on of the pest preserved parts of the fortress from the time of despot Stefan Lazarević. The rest of the despot’s court was destroyed in the fight between the Turks and Austrians in the 18th century. Today, the Observatory of the Astronomy association "Ruđer Bošković" is in Despot’s or Dizdar's tower.

Zidan gate

This gate was built in the middle of 15th century. It has two round towers on both of its sides. The basements of these towers were in the Turkish period used as dungeons. This use of the towers gave the name to this gate, since "zidan" in Turkish means dungeon.

Leopold's gate

This gate was built between 1688 and 1690, during two year long Austrian government and it was named after Austrian emperor Leopold.

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