Destinations

Kosančićev Venac – hidden jewel of Belgrade

November 22, 2019

Belgrade – capital of Serbia is one of the oldest cities in Europe. Beside famous night life there is so much to discover. One of the hidden gems of Belgrade is Kosančićev Venac, a historical neighborhood in Downtown Belgrade, part of the Savamala district.

Kosancicev venac is located in the heart of the city. Paved with Turkish cobblestones, it has kept the atmosphere of the 19th century, with lovely cafés, galleries and wineries.

Right here, on the 6th April 1941, the National Library was bombed and destroyed. Residence of Princess Ljubica, a private residence built by Prince Milos Obrenovic and dedicated to his spouse, is also located in Kosancicev venac.

Every Saturday you can find here a lively atmosphere within a tourist tour “A Coffee with Princess Ljubica“ when curator of the Museum of the City of Belgrade dressed as a Princess welcomes visitors. This is a unique opportunity to find out more about life in Belgrade during the reign of the Obrenovic dynasty.Church of St. Arhangel Mihailo is located nearby the Residence, also built by order of Prince Milos Obrenovic.

The most important historical and cultural highlights of Kosančićev Venac include: The orthodox Cathedral and Patriarchal palace (in front of the Cathedral) with it’s academy and museum, Kralj Petar I elementary school (the oldest school in Belgrade), oldest caffe in Belgrade, The Palace of Princess Ljubica, Ruins of the old Serbian National library and Belgrade’s Faculty of applied arts.

Proprty with the best location for your stay and exploring Kosančićev Venac, Savamala district and old town is Al Mattina Appartments. Even though you will stay in the very heart of the city center and city events, Al Mattina – modern and carefully designed apartment’s, equipped with everything you need for a comfortable stay, offer you a warm and comfortable stay in the peaceful area, hidden from urbanity.

A brand new modern and luxury designed apartments are prepared for your hedonic, pleasant rest after the city tours, business successes and for you to enjoy in the magnificent tastes of Belgrade.

Apartments are in a pedestrian zone from where you can simply and easily, on foot, visit and get to know the most interesting and attractive tourist spots in Belgrade

In your immediate surroundings, ambient units that most fully revive the Belgrade of the 19th and early 20th century, recommended by all our and foreign travel agencies.There are three apartments on the first floor, side by side – Al Mattina Butterfly, Al Mattina Time and Al Mattina World.