An Afternoon in Skopje, the City of Statues

An Afternoon in Skopje, the City of Statues, Skopje, Macedonia (B)

Back in the beginning of December I was browsing flights on, which is not in any way unusual for me. I came across some really cheap tickets to Skopje, the capital of Macedonia, leaving from Malmö on January 2nd and coming back on the 4th. I hadn’t been to Macedonia before, and I had no other plans for that weekend, so I figured that I might as well just go despite only having 1,5 days in the country! Macedonia is a small country, but it’s very mountainous, so it’s not because there’s not plenty to do and see, I just didn’t have more time this time around.

So on January 2nd, far too early in the morning, I set off for Skopje, first catching a bus to Malmö and then a flight from there to Skopje. Fast forward 7 hours and I was meeting up with the lady that runs Skopje Hostel, the hostel that I stayed at for my one night in the city. To my surprise, I was the only one in the hostel that night, and since the staff doesn’t stay there past check-ins, I had the whole place to myself! It’s smack bang in the center and costs only 10 euros per night, so I got myself a really good deal there. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: An Afternoon in Skopje, the City of Statues
Guide Location: Macedonia » Skopje
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Melissa Cherry Villumsen
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Millennium Cross
  • Old Bazaar
  • Skopje Fortress

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