Art speaks the universal language, so you might not mind if you do not know every word and still you are passionate fan of theater. Opera or ballet fans can enjoy some of the plays from the rich repertoire of the National Theatre. In Belgrade there are two dozen theaters offering every night a different show. Theatrical season lasts from October to June,

and if you are in Belgrade in September, do not miss BITEF, Belgrade Theatre Festival, one of the oldest and most prestigious in Europe.


National Theatre, Francuska st, 3

The National Theatre in Belgrade, was established in 1868. It is located in the heart of the City, on the Republic Square. Opera, Ballet and Drama are separate units operating within it. Performances take place at the Grand Scene ''Rasa Plaovic''. On 22nd November 1868. at the Theatre was held  the first play-''Djuradj Brankovic'' and that date is celebrated as the ''Day of Theatre''.

The building has undergone several restorations and the last major renovation was in the period 1986-1989.


Belgrade Drama Theatre
Address: Mileševska 64a
Phone: +381 11 2837 000

Theatre 78
Address: Resavska 78
Phone: +381 11 3615 307

Puppet Theatre Pinokio
Address: Karađorđeva 9, Zemun
Phone: +381 11 2691 715

Zvezdara Theatre
Address: Milana Rakića 38
Phone: +381 11 2419 664