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Skopje Private Full Day Trip from Ohrid
"Your driver/guide will pick you up from your hotel or any location of your preference in Ohrid and take you by comfortable A/C car or mini-van to Skopje. In about approximately 2 and a half hours driving as a first stop just before arriving to Skopje you will be taken at the canyon Matka where you will be able to see St. Andrew church enjoy walking around go on a boat ride or just relax by the water having lunch or coffee.After another 30min drive you will continue a walking tour of the main sites of Skopje starting at the fortress Kale through the Old Town
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Skopje Full-Day Tour Including Millennium Cross and Matka Canyon
"Discover Skopje on a walking tour. Meet your guide at Gate Macedonia near the main Macedonia square and explore the new and old part of the town all the way to the fortress Kale. Then from fortress Kale the tour continues to Mount Vodno and by cable-car to the Millennium Cross. Once back at middle Vodno you continue by organized transport to the village Gorno Nerezi to see St. Pantelejmon church. Next
From EUR36.00
 
Half Day Walking Tour of Old and New Skopje
"During this few-hours walking tour our friendly and knowledgeable guide will lead you through the story for Skopje beginning with the new “Skopje 2014th” presenting you all statues sculptures monuments and squares across the Stone Bridge through the very different Old Town
From EUR18.00

Food Shopping Tips (5)

The humble burek

The residents of Skopje seem to snack all the time. Apart from the excellent and relatively inexpensive restuarants (see other tips), there are bakeries and small stalls everywhere selling burek and...
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planxty
May 25, 2009

Supermarkets in Skopje

When the Greek supermarket chain, Vero, opened its first store in Skopje everythone though that would be the end of the Macedonian chain, Tinex. Far from it. They are both thriving. This Vero is on...
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shrimp56
Aug 01, 2004

Shopping for food in Skopje

While there are supermarket chains in Skopje [see next tip] most shopping is done either at openair markets or in specialty stores such as this meat store and fruit/vegetable store..Outside the...
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shrimp56
Aug 01, 2004

Macedonian Fast Food :))

Bakeshops and theirs products are real custom in Macedonia.The most popular is BUREK ( a kind of pie filled with cheese , meet , vegetables .....I'll provide a picture as soon as possible :)
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mirjana51
Feb 04, 2005

Going to the markets

Skopje buys its food fresh from the open air markets throughout the city. The biggest is in the old part of the city, but there is another large one in the new part where I took this picture.
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shrimp56
Jul 20, 2003
 
 
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"Skopje -- najgolem grad vo Makedonija!"
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Statue of Mother Teresa

Mother Teresa was born in Skopje in 1910 and later devoted her life to caring for the poor in Calcutta. There is a statue of her not far from Macedonia Square. The statue is next to the Memorial House...
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Triumphal Arch

We walked through the triumphal arch and on the other side of it there was another statue filled square. I do not know the name of this square, but I rather liked the statues in it. One of them was...
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The Orthodox Cathedral

We decided to visit the Orthodox Cathedral which is an unusual modern looking building. Outside it there is a fountain and a statue of an orthodox priest. We had a quick look inside but there was a...
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Millenium Cross

The Millennium Cross (Macedonian: Милениумски крст, read: Mileniumski krst) is famous touristic attraction and one of the symbol of City on Vardar river. This is a big monument - 66 meter-high cross...
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