One Day in Skopje

One Day in Skopje

The Macedonia square is the perfect place to start. If you land at Skopje’s airport, there is shuttle bus that takes you to the Holiday Inn hotel which is very close to the square. If you are arriving by bus at Skopje, you will get to the central bus station which is only 10min walk from the square. And if you are coming by car, you can park in one of the three parking houses near the square.
Where to start

The Square Macedonia is the perfect place to start. If you land at Skopje’s airport, there is shuttle bus that takes you to the center of the city, very close to the square. If you are arriving by bus at Skopje, you will get to the central bus station which is only 10min walk from the square. And if you are coming by car, you can park in one of the three parking houses near the square.

 

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.

Square Macedonia

Start from the Macedonia Square and be amazed by the monuments that surround it. Afterwards you should continue to the Archaeological museum trough the “Eye” bridge from where you can see the Stone Bridge and check out some marvelous findings from the country dating back 7000 years.

Archeological Museum

After the Square Macedonia and the Archeological museum you can continue your One day in Skopje walk into the Old Bazar for some tasty food, old Ottoman style mosques, hamams and the most amazing church in Skopje, the Saint Spas. 

Old Skopje Bazaar

After the exploration of the Old Bazaar and its narrow streets, being amazed by the ceilings of the Mosques, by the iconostasis and frescoes, continue your way towards the Skopje Fortress (Kale) and then down by the Government, into the city park for an ice-cream or coffee under the deep shadows near the pond and rest from your One day in Skopje walk.

Fortress Kale

If you didn’t have food in the Old Bazar you should definitely enter the Bohemian Quarter and head towards the “Boemska Ulica” or Bohemian Street for some nice traditional Macedonian food in some of the traditional restaurants.

After the meal you can finish your walk and your One day in Skopje by visiting the main Orthodox Church which is in the middle of the path from the Bohemian Street and the Macedonia Square.

Cathedral Church „Saint Clement of Ohrid“

This should conclude your One Day in Skopje. Check out our other tours or visit a specific place you are interested in.

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