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Confluence of Sava and Danube Rivers, Zemun, Belgrade, Serbia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Great War Island, an island located in the part where Sava and Danube, the two great rivers meet - is one of the most beautiful places in Belgrade. Until someone ruins it. The former place of fighting different armies, long ago was the habitat of...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank draga b
Reviewed October 10, 2018

Real Jungle and wild nature island in the heart of the city. Lido, or Great war island is island located at the confluence of Sava in Danube, along Danube. It starches from Zemun to confluence, with 9-7 km in circumference. Recently wide walking path, cc...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank rade-bg
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

The water does‘t look very clean so we just had a nap at the green island full with locals enjoying the sun

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank DonDrinx
Reviewed August 29, 2017

I have been to Zemun several times in the summer and always enjoy walking across the pontoon bridge and going to the Lido. Swimming in one of Europe's greatest rivers is something I always find amazing. This year the level of the water was lower...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank jpcheshire1615
Reviewed August 28, 2017

It is a big river island that is approachable from Zemun only, across a pontoon bridge, and only in summer, unless you have a boat, of course. It is a green area for nature lovers, especially bird watchers. There is not much less than that....More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed July 7, 2017

Today I went for a walk through the river island. There are a few paths, it is pretty green. You can spend a couple of hours walking around it. There is the beach on one end, which is where the crowds are. Quite convenient after...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Biljana00
Reviewed May 23, 2017

A bit like Vancouver has Stanley island, Belgrade has Great War island. Unbelievable that so close to a big city white-tailed eagles nest and for the last four years successfully raised their chicks. I am glad the city authorities abandoned their plans to "develop" the...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Robert937
Reviewed March 25, 2017

War Island is literally a "little jungle" in the center of the town. Some rare bird species could be seen there. The best way to visit is from the river. I was there with and agency that organized tour - kayaking the Danube and visiting...More

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Katarina_Kitevski
Reviewed July 8, 2016

Great War Island is situated on Danube river. In the period from June to September, it is connected with City of Zemun with pontoon bridge. Island is protected area and natural habitat of rare bird spicies. There are so many activities for nature lovers. You...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank MetalMind
Reviewed June 18, 2016

If it is not season this place is quite and peaceful, very pleasant to spend full day. If it is your first time like mine, please take phone number from boat driver so you can get back. During summer they build pontoon bridge and it...More

Date of experience: June 2016
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