Parliament building is in the city centre
of Belgrade, on the Nikola Pašic
Square, in front of Pioneer's park. Prior
to its use for the Parliament of Serbia
and Montenegro, it served as the seat
of parliament for Yugoslavia. The building
is shown on the five-Serbian Dinars coin.
on the building started in 1907, with
the cornerstone being laid by King Peter
I. The building was based on a design
made by Konstantin Jovanovic in 1891;
a variant of that design made by Jovan
Ilkic, which won a competition in 1901.
War I delayed construction, and the original
plans to the building were lost. Reconstruction
of the plans were made by Jovan's son
Pavle. The interior was designed by Nikolaj
Krasnov. It was designed in the manner
of academic traditionalism.
sculpture of Toma Rosandic Igrali se
konji vrani(Play of Black Horses) was
placed in front of the building in 1939.