The Southern City District

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From the south eastern end of Terazije there opens a beautiful wide street with rows of trees – the 6 kilometres long Bulevard of King Aleksandar, which is among the principal arteries of Belgrade.
A little furher up the boulevard is the Assembly Member of Serbia Building. Across the boulevard are the Parliament Building. Beyond the Parliamnet, to the left, there opens Takovska Street, leading to the Botanic Gardens. Opposite the Parliament, at the corner of Takovska Street is the General Post Office.
Tasmajdan2Along the boulevard, on a wide plateau, there stretches a large Tašmajdan park. Skirting the park is St. Marko’s Ortodox church designed by architect Krstić after style of Monastery of Gračanica. Tašmajdan is being built into one of Belgrade’s loveliest parks. It extends for about two kilometres along Boulevard of King Aleksandar from the parliament as far as Students’ Hostel.
Behind the St Mark’s is Russian St Trinity Chapel, built in 1923.
Continuing along the same side of the boulevard, one comes to the Faculty of Law building, University Library, and the Faculty of Enginneeering where is a monument to Nikola Tesla. At the intersection with Roosevelt Street is a monument to Vuk Stefanović Karadžić, reformer of Serbian language.
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To the left, there open Roosevelt Street running north east to the New Cemetery.
In an eastern direction, Boulevard of King Aleksandar continues crosssing industrial districts which are dominated by Veliki Vračar hill in the north.At its end begins the Smederevo Highway.

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Issuing longitudainally from Terazije is Kralja Milana Street. Continuing, one comes to the interseciton of Kneza Miloša Street, whose right hands leads to the Topčider and Ada Ciganlija.
On the next corner is Yugoslav Drama Theatar. Facing to it is Cvetni Trg (Flower market). At the end of Kralja Milana Street is Slavia Circle, a star shaped junction of many thoroughfares. There meet streets: Kralja Milana, Nemanjina, Deligradska, Južni Bulevar, Svetog Save, Makenzijeva and Beogradska.This square is named after a the First World War labour leader in Serbia,Svetozar Marković, whose bust decorates the centre of the square. At the top of Saint Sava Street there is Saint Sava Cathedral.

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