Avala is a mountain in Serbia, overlooking Belgrade. It is situated in the south-eastern corner of the city, 16 kilometers of downtown and provides a great panoramic view of Belgrade, Vojvodina and Šumadija. It stands at 511 metres (1,677 ft) above sea level, which means that it enters the mountain category just by 11 meters.
Avala is a traditional picnic resort for Belgraders, but its capacities are not being used much. In 1984 number of tourists was only 15,700 despite over 1,5 million of inhabitants in Belgrade.
Some attractions and capacities on the mountain include: Avala Tower, landmark TV Tower that was destroyed during the 1999 NATO bombing of Serbia, later rebuilt and now tower has two elevators, a restaurant on the 119 meter and viewpoint on 122 meter of the total height of 204.57 meters.