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  • 1. City Views

    Just a picture of Main Square in Skopje- Makedonija Square! It has been actually renowated some 3 years ago, so this is quite a new look. It is very wide now, but I prefered the older "version" of...

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  • 2. Walking Around

    Start walking from the Fortress KALE (10th-11th century), moving to the church St Spas (lovely wood-carving, sth that Macedonia is famous for), then through the OLd-Bazaar, then Daut Pashin Amam (now...

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  • 3. Skopje Facts & Figures

    Skopje , the Capital of Macedonia Standing on the banks of the Vardar River amid mountainous country, Skopje began as ancient Scupi. It became the capital of the district of Dardania (part of the...

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  • 4. Kameni Most/The Old Stone Bridge

    Here is a closeup of the rebuilt bridge still under construction. Right now it is a *pain* to get to the carsija as the bridge is closed to pedestrian traffic. . The bottom photo is of the National...

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  • 5. Macedonian Denari

    The currency of the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia is the Macedonian Denar (plural: Denari).At the time of our visit in March 2012 the interbank exchange...

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  • 6. A One-stop "Shop"!!

    I found Skopje to be a very compelling city, a city that I'll definitely return to sometime after 2014. I've already started my pencilled-in list of "Things To...

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  • 7. The Process Of Reconstruction

    1963 saw the city devasted by an earthquake, with about 80% of its centre levelled. Whilst international aid, along with the commitment of the then...

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  • 8. Project Skopje 2014

    Project Skopje 2014 is project of Macedonian government that should bring Skopje great changes and change a city perspective. The project plans numerous...

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  • 9. July 26, 1963

    For people of my age or older it is impossible to mention Skopje without thinking immediately of the terrible earthquake that hit the city in 1963. Macedonia...

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  • 10. Preserving the traditions

    Macedonia has a long tradition of craftworks: wood carving, hammered copper, filigree jewelry, embroidery. As in many other countries, these traditional arts...

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  • 11. The Way It Was

    In Macedonia Street you can see just a couple of buildings that are not modern. I do not know when they were built, but their appearance makes you think of...

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  • 12. From Skopie to Kolkata

    Mother Teresa, whose name will be remembered forever as Mother Teresa of Calcutta, was born in Skopje. She was born here in 1910 and her name was Agnes Gonxha...

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  • 13. Map of Skopje

    http://www.skopje.gov.mk/sq/images/File/SkopjeMapaGolema.jpgClick on the link for an interactive map that can be enlarged!If you follow the link, you can also...

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  • 14. A must!!!

    I HAD TO ADD THIS ONE AS WELL... Mustafa pasha Mosque! Jan, 4th 2002 I went into this mosque for the first time in my life, and I was amazed. It is a gorgeous...

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  • 15. Skopje Online

    Useful websites about Skopje with a lot of information and phonenumbers.http://www.skopjeonline.com.mk/http://www.skopjetourism.org/

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  • 16. Info Sign

    If you want to act as a typical tourist you might want to stop for a moment when you see a sign like that and read it.You will see the here and there in Skopje...

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  • 17. Daut Pasha and Chifte Hamam national galleries

    The two hamams (Turkish baths) transformed into art galleries are a must-see in Skopje! The buildings themselves are very interesting and the exhibitions are...

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  • 18. Changing money at night.

    If, like us, you arrive on the evening train from Greece, none of the Bureaux de Change are open in or near the Station. The best way to change your Euros into...

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  • 19. Skopje Collage: Kale & churches

    From downtown Skopje the Kale is always visible -- and we all know the famous churches such as Sv. Spas, with the wooden tower [in the carsija], but there are...

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  • 20. In the OLD days

    Yes, I LONG for the architecture of Old Skopje (before the Earthquake). I haven't had the chance to see its looks in those times, but I have read enough and...

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  • 21. The Blue Cafe

    We'd often come here, order drinks, and spend hours people watching. It's a nice, centrally located cafe.

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  • 22. a mix of cultures

    probably one of the most interesting things about this city. The influence of the turkish presence has made Skopje a combination of different styles...

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  • 23. Meet Malecka/Marija! She has...

    Meet Malecka/Marija! She has more energy than I can describe. Left to right: Malecka, shrimp56 & shrimp56's husband, David.

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