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Belgrade - Serbian Orthodox Mega-Structure: Cathedral of Saint Sava

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Serbian Orthodox Mega-Structure: Cathedral of Saint Sava

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(27 reviews)
Vračar Plateau, Belgrade, Serbia
45 mins
Tip-Supported

About the tour

The largest church in Serbia and the Balkans and one of the largest in the world, the Cathedral of St. Sava takes the visitors' breath away with its monumentality. Its interior is adorned with the largest mosaics in the world, with a total area of 15,000 square meters! The church was built in such a way as to surpass the Byzantine architectural ideal of Hagia Sophia with its size, harmony, and beauty. Lifting a 4,000-tonne dome with hydraulics to a height of 65 meters in 1989 was an unprecedented marvel of modern construction. During the 45-minute tour, we will get acquainted with the life and significance of Saint Sava - the founder of the Serbian Orthodox Church, we will hear an emotional and traumatic story that started a centuries-old desire of Serbian people to build this temple whose construction is now almost completed after more than 85 years. And of course, we will go inside to see for ourselves the amazing interior that entices many with the question: is St. Sava the most beautiful church in the world?


Meet Serge

Serge

A local guide, world traveler, author and lecturer, Serge passionately presents his corner of the world to international audiences for more than 20 years. He is a founder of Explore Belgrade! - an award winning tour company, author of publications and presentations about former Yugoslavia, Serbia and the Balkans - in short a history buff. Serge is a father of two daughters, loves Jazz, Soul and Blues, oldtimer cars and hi-end audio gear


What to expect

Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Belgrade with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.

The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Belgrade. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!

While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.


Why are they tip-supported?

We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.

The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.


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How to join

Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.

For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.


Reviews from travellers

Kelly (Missouri) V.

24 April 2021

gorgeous and breathtaking tour--- wonderful information! Thank you

Zoe B.

24 April 2021

An excellent tour of the Temple of St. Sava! Serge is a wonderful storyteller, very knowledgeable and clearly a seasoned tour guide. I highly recommend this tour.

Michaela (Austria) M.

24 April 2021

An almost spiritual experience - Serge´s soft voice combined with the beauty of the church... Also learned quite a lot about the orthodoxe religion - thank you for a special tour!

Helen D.

24 April 2021

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Zorana P.

24 April 2021

Thank you Serge, it was wonderful, The temple of Saint Sava is magnificent


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