Za ljubitelje neobičnih detalja
kapriciozni beogradski satovi
mogu da budu prava atrakcija.
Neki odbrojavaju unazad,
drugi su umetničke postavke,
a najpouzdaniji su sunčani –
uvek rade kada je sunčano.
For lovers of unusual details,
Belgrade’s capricious clocks
can be a real attraction. Some
display countdowns, others are
art exhibitions and the most
reliable are sundials – which
always work when it’s sunny.
Belgrade is a city where you can
easily get lost - in space, but also in time.
Here we’re not thinking of the historical
monuments that preserve the charm of the
past, nor the fact that time flies when you
engage in an exciting walk through the
Serbian capital. Rather, we’re thinking of
the unusual clocks that you will see along
the way, which you probably shouldn’t rely
on if you’re rushing to an appointment,
but – they will intrigue you.
For example, no matter where
your path takes you, you will certainly
come across “the clock” on Republic
Square, the famous hub of Belgrade.
Apart from its position, this clock is
From this spot your attention is
more likely to be attracted by the digital
clock on the building of the National
Museum, hidden by scaffolding, count-
ing backwards. The building has long
been undergoing reconstruction and
all the wealth it preserves has remained
inaccessible to visitors for years.
That’s why this clock reminds us of the
Sat na Narodnom muzeju odbrojava vreme
do željno očekivanog otvaranja
on the façade of the National Museum counts
down to its eagerly-awaited reopening