At the end of the 19th century, there were about 70 mosques in the city. Today only one remains, the Bairakli (Flag) mosque in Dorćol, the historic part of the town.
Belgrade was the second city in the world to have a Grand Prix race in 1939, right before WWII. The first was Monte Carlo.
The largest single pylon bridge in the world is Belgrade’s new Ada bridge. The pylon itself is 200 meters tall, being the second tallest structure in Belgrade..
According to another legend, Kalemegdan and Gardoš hill in Zemun are connected by a tunnel going below the Sava river.
Medieval Belgrade castle was located where the Victor statue stands today. It was destroyed in the 17th century, when the powder magazine located below it was bombarded.
The Roman aqueduct of Belgrade served fresh water to the city for over 18 centuries until it was destroyed by the Turks at the beginning of the 19th century.