One of the Belgrade Top 10 Destinations from the brochure of the Tourist Organization of Belgrade is Topčider, one of the best arranged and most beautiful excursion points, just 5 km from the city center, the place which was the political power, educational, Church and cultural Belgrade center in the 19th century.

The Topčider Park, an unevitable section of Belgrade's political and cultural history, got its name in the 16th century by Topčijska Dolina (The Gun Valley), the place where the Turks casted their guns. In the 19th century, Prince Miloš Obrenović had his Inn built on this beautiful area. Originally, he lived there from time to time, then moved there permanently and died there, as well, in 1860. The Inn is currently rearranged into the First and Second Serbian Rising Museum and it is open daily, except Monday, from 9.00 am to 5.00 pm. In addition to the Inn, Prince Miloš Obrenović also had the Topčider Church built, devoted to the Apostles St. Peter and Paul, which was used as the Court Chapel, as well. One of the greatest attractions of the Topčider Park, located in front of the Miloš Inn, is the great plain tree, the last tree planted at the place of the former lime slaking pit. This tree, protected as a natural rarity, is 44 meters high, its top diameter is more than 50 meters and the shade it creates covers the area of more than 1,400 square meters.



 The Obelisk

This simple monument in the shape of the truncated pyramid, the author of which is Franz Loran, had Prince Miloš built to honor his return to rule, in 1859, and establishing the Obrenović Dinasty

 The Archibald Reiss Monument

Reiss was a member of the International Commission for Discovery of War Crimes of the Austrian and Bulgarian Occupiers in the World War I and he crossed Albania as a volunteer with the Serbian Army

 The Female Harvester Monument

A sculpture, the only item of the decorative park sculpture from the 19th century in Belgrade. It represents a woman in the natural size with a bundle of wheat in her hands

- Airport "Nikola Tesla",
tel. 209-7828 (mondey-Sunday 08.00-22.00)
- Terazije, the undergound passenger passage next to the Albania Palace
tel. 2635-622 (09.00-20.00, sat. 09.00-17.00, sundey closed)
- The Main Railway Station, tel. 361-2732
(mondey-Friday 09.00-20.00, Saturday-sunday 08.00-16.00)
- The Sava Harbour, Karađorđeva, tel.3288-246
(march-november, mondey-Sunday 08.00-19.00)
Knez Mihailova 6, tel. 3281 859
(mondey-Saturday 09.00-21.00, sundey 10.00-15.00)
The Zemun Travel Center, Zmaj Jovina 14, + 381 11 2192094
The Tourist Guide Association, Dečanska 8, + 381 11 334 31 86

Belgrade Tourist organization

+ 381 11 306 13 14


At the several places in the park there are maps of the whole complex, helping in finding the way. A refreshment is the Topčiderka River, a lake with a small peninsula and bridge (one of the favorite locations for making photos of the wedding couples), the Vračarska and Miloš Drinking Fountains, two fountains, a glass garden and the nearby cafes.



In order to revive the ambient unit Topčider, the Tourist Organization of Belgrade, Savski Venac Municipality and the Serbian History Museum designed the program Under the Topčider's Plane Tree Tops. The program of enjoying the natural beauties of Topčider, the cultural/historical heritage and important date memories, understands a walk with a tourist guide (a visit to the Prince Miloš Inn,
the Topčider Park, the Miloš and Topčider Fountains, the Apostle St. Peter and Paul's Church, the hotbed, the Archibald Rice Monument. etc.), listening to the Topčider stories in front of the Prince Miloš Inn, a visit to the Obrenović Dinasty Exhibition, in front of the Inn, enjoying the musical/scene performance The Belgrade Promenade in the garden of the Miloš Inn Restaurant, listening to the music from the end of the 19th and the beginning of the 20th century, in the Wooden Pavilion, a carriage drive and buying in the Bazaar under the Topčider Plane Tree.
The event Under the Topčider Plain Tree Tops is held every first weekend in a month, from May 15 to September.
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