Skopje Things to Do

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  • 1. Old Bazaar - Carsija

    The old part of the town can be found in Carsija, the Old Bazaar. It's easily the most pleasant part of the city to wander around. Here you will find lots of tiny, pastel shaded, square little one...

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  • 2. Mother Teresa

    The statue of Mother Teresa tells you quite a bit about this most determined woman, a famous daughter of Skopje. She stares straight at the visitor, almost glaring. It is an old lived in face, and has...

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  • 3. Skopsko Kale - Kale Fortress

    The architectural feature that abolutely dominates the skyline over the Old Town is the Skopsko Kale, the Fortress. the first Fortress was built in Roman times, although the current building was...

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  • 4. Kameni Most - The Old Stone Bridge

    One of the most famous landmarks in Skopje is the Kameni Most, or Stone Bridge. It straddles the river in the middle of town close by Macedonia Square, and is something of a city icon, being featured...

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  • 5. Matka Lake & Canyon

    Matka gorge and lake are wonderful, and I'm glad I was persuaded to go there. Not only the gorge and lake themselves, with the monastery, but also the journey there and the peaceful village...

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  • 6. National Gallery of Art - Daut Pasha Amam

    Hammams are great places to see, both from the outside as from the inside. In Skopje I found two of them. Not fuctioning as hammams anymore (after the Ottomans were chased out of Macedonia, the...

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  • 7. Sveti Kliment Ohridski

    One of Skopje's most eye-catching buildings is St. Kliment Ohridski Church, located on the busy Boulevard Partizanski Odredi, near Macedonia Square. Although construction of this building began only...

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  • 8. Sveti Spas

    If you were to ask me what I remember most above Sveti Spas church, it wouldn't be the famed carved wood iconostatis or the tomb and museum of famed Macedonian liberation hero Goce Delcev. Rather, it...

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  • 9. Millenium Cross

    The Millennium Cross (Macedonian: Милениумски крст, read: Mileniumski krst) is famous touristic attraction and...

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  • 10. Old Railway Station

    I went to this museum... and wasn't sure if it was open. I just walked in through empty rooms full of crumbling construction materials as people who looked like employees passed me without saying a...

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  • 11. Panteleimon

    Saint Pantelejmon, in the village of Gorno Nerezi, near Skopje. Built 1164 year. The church is beautiful and it is worth the visit. During certain hours of the day there is also a guide there who can...

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  • 12. Mustapha Pasha Mosque - Jamija

    The Mustafa Pasha Mosque in Skopje is on Samoilova close to the main entrance of the Kale Fortress. The mosque was built in 1492 and is most ornately decorated of all the mosques in...

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  • 13. Clock Tower - Saat Kula

    The Clock Tower (or Saat Kula) was built in the 16th century (1566) and originally the top was made of wood. Its clock came from Hungary. The original structure was burnt in 1689 when the Austrian...

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  • 14. Museum of Macedonia

    Officially this museum is called "Museum of the Macedonian struggle for sovereignty and independence - Museum of VMRO and Museum of the victims of the communist regime"...Really! It was build for the...

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  • 15. Macedonia Square

    Macedonia Square, or Ploshtad Macedonia, is the heart of the city. Decorated with gigantic monumental statues, awe-inspiring fountains and monolithic buildings, this plaza is a tribute to the glory of...

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  • 16. Walking

    A walk in the heart of the city must include not just Macedonia Square, but also Macedonia Street, which begins from Macedonia Square. The street is reserved for pedestrians and it is the place where...

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  • 17. Skopje Views

    I’ll admit it, much of Skopje is not very pretty. In fact, most the area that was reconstructed by the Communists after the 1963 earthquake (south of the Vardar), is not at all appealing. However,...

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  • 18. Aqueduct

    Close to Skopje, northwest from the center, lies an old stone aqueduct. It is not clear if it goes back to Roman or Ottoman times, but it likely was used to supply Turkish baths such as the Chifte...

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  • 19. Kursumli An

    The Kursumli An is one of the three old trading inns of Skopje. The other two old trading inns are the Suli An (which now houses the Museum of the Old Skopje Bazaar) and the Kapan An, now home to...

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  • 20. Kapan An

    Kapan An is one of the three old trading inns in Carsija, the old Turkish part of Skopje. The inns housed mosly Muslim travellers and merchants. The other two inns are the Suli An (now the Museum of...

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  • 21. Statue of Goce Delcev

    A monument dedicated to the mother of Goce Delcev. Goce Delcev was one of the most prominent leaders of the Macedonian National Liberation Movement at the beginning of the 20th century. He was born...

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  • 22. Earthquake Memorial Statue

    Opposite to the City Museum of Skopje is a statue to commemorate the devastating earthquake of July 26 1963, that killed over 1000 people and made more than 100,000 people homeless.

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  • 23. Skopje City Walk: self-guided with map

    Since August 2013 there is a self-guided Skopje City Walk available in English and Dutch.The guide contains two walks of about 1.5 hours: One walk through the...

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  • 24. Church of The birth of the Most Holy Mother of God

    The Church of Rodestvo na Presveta Bogorodica was built in 1835 on the place of an older church from the 13th century. It was destroyed during the earthquake in...

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  • 25. Miracle Church

    St. Demetrius Church is a unique symbol of interfaith cooperation in Skopje. Although it is a Christian church, it is located on the outskirts of Carsija, the...

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