Savski Venac

The name means ‘The Sava Circle’, and accordingly, this city district is located along the bank of the Sava river, from Branko’s Bridge, across Zelenivenac, to the Slavija square. These are also some of the key points in the life of its dwellers. Savskivenac is home to the Yugoslav Drama Theater, Students’ Cultural Center, Museum of the First Serbian Uprising, Museum of African Art, National Railway Museum, the White Palace, Manak’s House, Church Lodge, Residence of Prince Miloš inTopčider, House of BranislavNušić etc. Most of Belgrade’s health care institutions are also found here, making Savskivenac the city district with the largest registry of births in Europe. The majority of embassies and foreign residencies are also situatedin this districts, along with a large number of federal and republic government institutions etc. (the General Staff Office of Serbia’s Armed Forces, Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Government of the Republic of Serbia, Supreme Court of Serbia, District Court of Belgrade, District Public Prosecutor’s Office, Commercial Court, Misdemeanor Court). Beside the mentioned public buildings, the Bus Station, Belgrade Fair, three motorway and two railway bridges, and the football stadiums of ‘Crvenazvezda’,‘Partizan’, and the oldest Serbian football club, the100-year-old ‘BASK’, are also found in Savskivenac.

Today, the most popular parts of Savskivenac are its river banks,namelySavamalaand the Belgrade Waterfront, an urban complex with two towers built according to the latest standards in architecture and construction.