Belgrade Travel Guide – Zira hotels

BELGRADE TRAVEL GUIDE

COUNTRY NAME: Republic of Serbia
CAPITAL: Belgrade
OFFICIAL CURRENCY: dinar (RSD)
TIME ZONE: Central European, CET (GMT +1 hour)
INTERNATIONAL DIALING CODE: +381
ELECTRICITY: 220V, 50Hz
MAIN AIRPORT: Nikola Tesla BEG (20 km from Hotel Zira)

CAPITAL

Belgrade is the capital and largest city of Serbia. Its name translates to White City. It is located at the confluence of the Sava and Danube rivers, where the Pannonian Plain meets the Balkans. As a strategic location, the city was battled over in 115 wars and razed to the ground 44 times. Belgrade has a reputation for offering a vibrant nightlife; many clubs that are open until dawn can be found throughout the city. The most recognizable nightlife features of Belgrade are the barges (splav), spread along the banks of the Sava and Danube Rivers. Discover why Lonely Planet has called Belgrade one of Europe’s best kept secrets.

Travel organization of Belgrade has created a fantastic app for android and ios Belgrade Talking that helps tourists with organizing individual walking tours. You may download the app on the following links:

SIGHTSEEING IN BELGRADE

1. Kalemegdan – Discover this epic historical monument built in the V century AD. Its modern name is derived from Turkish words Kale which means fortress and Megdan which means battle.

2. Skadarlija str. – Bohemian quarter of the city, second home to most of serbian famous writers, poets, artists and painters. In order to understand Serbian mentality, visiting one of Skadarlija’s famous inn’s (kafana) is a must see.

3. Temple of St. Sava – Was built on the site where the Ottomans burned the remains of St. Sava, one of the founders of Serbian state, in the 15th century. It is one of the largest orthodox churches in the world.

4. Knez Mihajlova str. – Main pedestrian street and shopping area of the city.

5. Nikola Tesla Museum – The museum of one of the Serbian’s greatest inventors in history.

ZIRA HOTEL FACILITIES AND SERVICES

• 127 rooms, 113 Superior rooms, 10 Deluxe
rooms, 4 rooms for people with disabilities
• Non-smoking in all areas except summer terrace
• Conference space of over 500 m2
• Fitness center – Technogym equipment,
professional fitness instructors, sauna
• Relax center – Relax massage, Sport massage, Injury
massage, Hot Stone massage, Chocolate massage,
King massage
• International restaurant – Serving a la carte lunch,
buffet or a la carte dinner.

• Summer terrace
Daily selection of homemade deserts
• Shopping mall
• Megamarket
• Underground garage on 4 levels
Daily parking rate is 9,00 EUR
• Group or individual sightseeing tours
• Concierge desk
• Free Wi-Fi
• Free international land-line phone calls

THE APPEARANCE OF THE SERBIAN DINAR

TRANSPORTATION FROM AIRPORT TO THE HOTEL

• Hotel transfer costs 15,00€ during daytime and 20,00€ during night, please notify us of flight details via e-mail: reception@zirahotels.com
• To take a taxi you need to stop at the information stand at the arrivals hall. You will be given a voucher with the price for your specific destination.

Once you obtain the voucher, exit the building and get the taxi. There are 5 zones with prices ranging from 1500 to 7000 dinars. Zira Hotel is in the first zone with the price of 1800 RSD (about 15,00€ ).

WARNING: there are a lot of unregistered taxis at the airport, above procedure is for your safety.

ARRIVING AT THE HOTEL BY CAR

From the Airport drive approximately 10 km on E75 highway direction to Belgrade-Nis until you reach Mostar junction just after the big bridge over River Sava – and take exit to the right towards the city center. Drive along street Kneza Milosa for appx. 2km until you reach crossroad with Nemanjina (on your left you will see the building of Serbian Government) – turn right into Nemanjina str. and drive till first traffic light 50m, where you are turning left to Resavska str. Drive straight approx. 500m till you see St.Marko church and go right to Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra.

Drive through Bulevar Kralja Aleksandra for appx. 800m and at the monument of Vuk Karadzic you need to turn left into Ruzveltova Street. Drive along Ruzveltova Street for 400 m and you will see Zira Center and Hotel on your left side.

 

For any assistance contact our reception on +381 11 3314 800

 

Welcome To Zira Hotel!