Why visit: Architecture, history, people, shopping, arts & crafts

Also known as: 7. Jula

Kralja Petra is one of the most important streets in Dorćol, Connecting the lower town with Knez Mihailova street. It is home to numerous arts and crafts shops, and some cultural institutions such as the Art University rectorate or the Jewish center. It was the most important street in the city by the end of the 19th century.

It was this street, along with the road to Constantinople (modern day Cara Dušana street) that formed the crossroad which gave Dorćol it’s name (Dortyol – crossroad in Turkish).

Today it features magnificent architecture, interesting lifestyle and many beautiful kafanas and cafes. The oldest kafana (coffee shop) in Europe – The Question mark (?) is located in this street. Also, the Orthodox Cathedral (Saborna church) and the oldest school in Belgrade – Kralj Petar I are located in this street.

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