Belgrade is a hip city in Serbia, with an amazing nightlife scene and lots more to tempt digital nomads into the city. Although the trend for coliving spaces hasn’t been properly established here, it’s on the rise. The Internet is fast and reliable, and you can achieve a great quality of life. It’s easy to get around Belgrade. The efficient public transport system includes trams and buses, and you can also grab a taxi for a reasonable price. During your stay, you can choose from several different coworking spaces if you need a change of scenery while you get some work done. When you have some free time, wander down the Kneza Mihaila pedestrianized street, lined with unique little boutiques, down to Republic Square, to take in some amazing art deco and art nouveau architecture. Other sights to see include the Belgrade Fortress and the Temple of St. Sava. Many of the neighborhoods in Belgrade are teeming with authentic cafes and cozy restaurants, offering delicious food and coffee at very reasonable prices.
Here are some more facts about Belgrade:
- Belgrade is the largest city in Serbia, home to more than 1.23 million people.
- Belgrade means ‘the white city’ and is one of the oldest cities in all of Europe.
- The city is located where the Danube and the Sava rivers intersect.
- Celts settled and built a city on this spot in the 3 rd Century BC. Many archaeological ruins dating back to Roman times can be found all over Belgrade.
- Under Saint Mark’s Church in the city center, you’ll find the Šalitrena Cave that was excavated during the Roman era. The stone was used for sarcophaguses.
- In Belgrade, there is a Roman well that descends 62m deep and has 212 steps down to the bottom.
- Also located in Belgrade is the Church of Saint Sava, which is the largest church in the Balkans. The impressive dome measures 70 meters tall.
- When you’re in the city, be sure to try the famous dish Ćevapčići – small grilled sausages made of minced beef or pork and topped with diced onion.
Belgrade is not one of the major digital nomad destinations, but it is a cheap, convenient, and comfortable city to spend a few days to a few weeks in. It’s slightly lacking in coliving spaces, but that’s changing as more options become available.