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.


Madlenianum- Opera and Theatre
Address: Zemun, Glavna 32
Phone: +381 11 316 2797

Slavija Theatre
Address: Svetog Save 16
Phone: +381 11 2436 995

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

Small Theatre ''Puz''
Address: Radoslava Grujića 21
Phone: +381 11 2438 036