Despite its luxury, Hotel Moskva is the most famous and most prestigious hotel in Belgrade, partly because of its history. Its construction, which began in 1905, was funded by the Russians. In World War II, following the Nazi invasion of Yugoslavia in 1941, the Nazi Gestapo turned theHotel Moskva into headquarters and headquarters. Three years later, in October 1944, the hotel was one of the last to be liberated.
Among the celebrities who visited the hotel over the years were Indira Gandhi, Albert Einstein, Alfred Hitchcock, Jack Nicholson, Carl Lewis, Richard Nixon, world chess champion Gary Kasparov and famous opera singer Pavarotti.
By the way, just so you know - Hotel Moskva is the only hotel in Belgrade that does not have room number 13.