Belgrade, a city situated in South-Eastern Europe, is the capital and the largest city of Serbia. It has an urban area of approximately 360 square kilometers, with a population of 1.23 million in the city and over 1.65 million within area limits. It lies at the confluence of the Sava and Danube Rivers in the country’s northern central part. The country borders Albania, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Hungary, Romania, FYR Macedonia, and Montenegro.
As one of the oldest cities in Europe, Belgrade served as an important traffic focal point, as well as an intersection of roads of Eastern and Western Europe. The Belgrade Fortress and the Kalemegdan Park are the top attractions in the city, representing a cultural monument of exceptional importance. Other notable attractions and sights include the Millenary Monument, Princess Ljubica’s Residence, the House of Flowers, Nikola Tesla Museum, National Museum of Serbia, the Old Palace, and others.
Serbia is a relatively safe country. There is no part in the city where a girl cannot be out alone in the middle of the night. It is still important for travelers, however, to take some precautions. The city of Belgrade has low levels of street crime, but purse snatching and pick pocketing may occur. Most crimes are likely to occur when people or tourists become careless; this is why it is never advisable to leave gates open or leave items in plain sight in a vehicle. Pick pockets usually operate in crowded places and in public transport.
Unlike other European cities like Amsterdam, Belgrade does not have a designated red light district. There are, however, adult clubs and adult entertainment centers perfect for those looking for a wild night. Visitors can find escort services near or in the bars in the Dorcol area.
Both local and tourists looking for entertainment visit adult nightclubs in Belgrade. Many of the clubs have themed nights, providing clients a more interesting experience. Some may also serve as pickup joints for sexy local girls, or as places to mingle with locals. There are also several strip clubs in the area, offering premium wines and drinks, beautiful ambiance, along with strippers that can entertain clients all night.
BDSM and fetish plays are also common in the city, and tourists can find venues that host exotic kinds of entertainment. Clubs like Decadence Kinky Party and Kinky Party that offer such parties usually have a dress code like latex, uniforms, and others. in Belgrade.
Many escort girls have their own private apartment for incall booking, but clients can visit erotic portals on the Internet, escort directories, and local newspaper. Their services cost around 50 to 100 euros.
It is also possible to find women offering short sexual encounters in XXX Blackbook, Fling.com, and Adult FriendFinder.
Many street workers in Belgrade are a mix of Serbians and prostitutes from other countries like Russia, Romania, and Moldova. There are also street hookers in Jugopetrol gas stations and in the Blue Bridge. The average price of a prostitute is somewhere between 50 and 100 euros. Their services usually include blowjobs and sexual intercourse.
The Blue Bridge, also known as Plavi Most, is another popular pick-up place. It is a small bridge where prostitution happens in the surrounding areas. It is a little far away from Belgrade, but it can be reached by taxi or a car. Besides, every car driver in the city is familiar with Plavi Most. Those who will visit the place can have full total service for 20 euros, and some can negotiate a blowjob for as little as 5 euros.
The bus stops near the Central Railway Station Pussy Park also have women offering cheap services. When availing sexual services from a street hooker, it is always advisable to use protection to avoid sexually transmitted diseases.
Brothels and Sex Clubs
Many taxi drivers and bartenders know where to find brothels. Some establishments move a lot because of police raids. Brothels are usually located 30 minutes from the city. They have Serbian girls, Russian, Moldovian, and Romanian.
Belgrade also features strip clubs, ideal for those looking for a different kind of entertainment. Strip clubs are open all day and operate until the early morning.
The only swinger club in the city is located near the Gornji Milanoc, near the village of Velerec, on Ibar Highway. Swingers from all over Serbia and the surrounding countries usually visit this place. The gathering on the clubs are discreet, so confidentially is expected by all the guests. Indulgence of drugs and alcohols are not allowed and those who try to make others uncomfortable will be asked to leave and not come back anymore.
Prostitution is illegal in Serbia and can incur a prison sentence of 5 to 10 years. Brothels and pimping are illegal as well. It is indicated in the new law about public peace that anyone who uses the services of sexual workers may need to pay a fine of 400 to 1200 euros or be imprisoned for 30 to 60 days; only those who are caught in the act will receive punishment.
There have been recent debates on legalizing prostitution in the country. The former minister of European Integration is open to the introduction of prostitution through legal channels. The Socialist Party of Serbia, as well some representatives from other political parties in the country, on the other hand, are against the legalization of prostitution. This is despite the growing phenomenon of prostitution in Serbia. Reports suggest that there are about 100 to 150 prostitutes working on the streets of Belgrade every evening. One survey reveal that about 55% of respondents agree that prostitution should be legalized, while less than 30% are against it.
Specific Laws for Gays
Members of the LGBT community in Serbia may face legal challenges which non-LGBT residents experience. While same-sex sexual activities are legal, same-sex couples are not covered by the legal protection available for opposite-sex couples.
In May 2014, Amnesty International, a non-governmental human rights organization, has identified Serbia as one of the countries that lacked the motivation to discuss issues on homophobia and transphobia. Gay Pride marches were banned due to the violent threats from anti-LGBT groups. A Pride parade took place successfully in Belgrade last September 2014.
Every day in the city is treated like a Friday. With plenty of nightclubs in the city and many people clubbing throughout the night, Belgrade is considered the New York of the Balkans. With bars squeezed into any available space in the street, anyone can explore these establishments to find out more about the distinct characters of the city and have an exciting night. It has limitless nightlife options, offering something new every night of every week. Some of the popular venues are listed below:
Other notable nightclubs include Club Magacin, Bar Baltazar, and Mr. Stefan Brown. Ada Ciganlija is another famous clubbing area, which has been a favorite place for the last four years. There are also nightlife scenes inside the walls of Kalemegdan Fortress, and bars near the Republic Square.
Unlike many other cities in Europe, Belgrade has a different attitude towards the LGBT community. The gay and lesbian scene is small. Many people, furthermore, display vast anti-gay attitudes, and there have been numerous instances of violent gay bashing, particularly during the first Belgrade Gay Pride. The city, however, has become a hub for sex-change operation, attracting clients from different parts of the world.
General Attitude Towards Gays
The gay scene in Belgrade is not thriving because of the conservative politics of the country. Many people in the city have struggled to begin to accept homosexuality. Public display of affection between same-sex couples, such as holding hands and kissing each other, is not well-received and may attract some hostility from others. Same-sex couples travelling together in Belgrade should avoid such actions in public. Others have opposed Gay Pride, with threats of violations from the disapproving population, which has resulted in repeated cancellation.
Dance Clubs for Gays
Despite the LGBT scene being underground, Belgrade still offers several bars and clubs where parties and events are hosted for the members of the community.
Gay and Transsexual Prostitution
There are no gay saunas or massage parlors in the city, and gay and transsexual prostitution is not common. This is because selling of sexual services is not legal in the country. There are, however, some websites where visitors can search and avail for escort services. These include GayEscortClub.com, MassageRepublic.com, and RentMen.com.