Macedonia Square

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Macedonia Square

Take a stroll around Macedonia Square, the largest plaza in the country and one of the capital city's primary meeting places and public areas.

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Take a stroll around Macedonia Square, the largest plaza in the country and one of the capital city’s primary meeting places and public areas. Though surrounded by many buildings, the square has undergone intensive renovation in order to transform it into a modern and inviting space. Walk around the square, taking in the nearby mountain scenery. Pass by the numerous monuments that dot the plaza, including those honoring Roman emperor Justinian, Tsar Samuel, and several groups of Macedonian revolutionary figures. Be sure to get up close to the towering statue of a sword-bearing warrior on horseback.

The popular Macedonia Square is an ideal place for spending excellent time with family or friends as there are many cafes and restaurants where you can enjoy the splendid taste of traditional Macedonian food. Also, the square is situated near many stores so you can have unforgettable shopping experience as well. 

Did You Know?

Fact #2

The city had changed its name four times throughout the centuries, being called Skupi (13 year B.C), Justinijana Prima (5th, 6th century), Skopje (7th century) and Ushkup (14th century).

Fact #1

After Macedonia was liberated from the Turks’ sway in the early 20th century, it became a Republic of the Yugoslav Federation with Skopje as its capital.

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