Welcome to

Skopje, Macedonia

Welcome to Skopje, the capital city of Macedonia, also known as the “Land of the Sun”. Located at the crossroads of major communication routes, Skopje has a rich 2000-year-old tradition and is home to almost one million people. As the country’s major political, economic, educational, and cultural center, Skopje is also a popular tourist destination with its historical monuments, archaeological sites and natural wonders such as the caves in the canyon of the River Treska and Lake Matka.

Visitors can explore the town’s famous quay of the Macedonian river Vardar, narrow streets of the Old Bazaar, and the birthplace of Mother Teresa.


More to do

The city is home to numerous museums, galleries, theaters, and cinemas, as well as many restaurants, cafes, and bars that offer a taste of traditional Macedonian cuisine and drinks. The city’s Old Bazaar, one of the largest preserved bazaars in the Balkans, is a popular destination for tourists, with its narrow streets, shops, and cafés. Visitors can also explore the historic Kale Fortress, which offers stunning views of the city.

Skopje is also known for its many parks and gardens, including the City Park, which houses the Skopje Zoo and numerous sports facilities. The nearby Mount Vodno, which can be reached by cable car, offers breathtaking views of the city and is a popular spot for hiking and picnics.

With its unique blend of history, culture, and modern amenities, Skopje is a must-visit destination for anyone traveling to the Balkans.


Activities & Places

Canyon Matka is a must-see destination for nature lovers visiting Skopje. Located just a short drive from the city, this stunning natural wonder offers visitors the opportunity to explore crystal-clear waters, towering cliffs, and picturesque hiking trails. Whether you’re an experienced hiker or just looking for a scenic stroll, there’s something for everyone at Canyon Matka.

To get a breathtaking view of Skopje, take the cable car up to the top of Mount Vodno, where you can see the massive Millennium Cross and enjoy panoramic views of the city and surrounding mountains.

Take a step back in time by walking the streets of the Old Bazaar, one of Skopje’s oldest neighborhoods. This historic area is filled with Ottoman-era architecture, bustling markets, and traditional crafts. It’s the perfect place to immerse yourself in Skopje’s rich cultural heritage and experience the city’s unique blend of Eastern and Western influences.


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