What to See in Skopje - Europe's Most Chaotic Capital

What to See in Skopje - Europe's Most Chaotic Capital, Skopje, Macedonia (B)

Before exploring Skopje deeper, we caught a glimpse of this city while on the way from Belgrade to the beautiful Ohrid – a lakeside town boasting unique architecture, clear waters and nice, calm beaches. It was such a pleasure to be there on a sunny, summer day.

Skopje was a different story. It wasn’t very welcoming at first. The grey, gloomy facade that consisted of communist era blocks defined its borders. At first, I thought the two days we had there were going to be a waste of time. However, I couldn’t be more mistaken. Don’t get me wrong – I wouldn’t say that Skopje is the most beautiful city in Europe, because it isn’t. But its charm was hidden in the fact that I have never seen such a diverse, crazy and chaotic city anywhere else in Europe.

Because the Balkan Peninsula is filled with tiny countries, it’s not a problem to reach Skopje from any of them. We came here all the way from Belgrade on a night bus. It wasn’t the most pleasant journey – but still, we got safe and sound in our destination. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: What to See in Skopje - Europe's Most Chaotic Capital
Guide Location: Macedonia » Skopje
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Tomasz Lisowski
Read it on Author's Website: https://adventurous-travels.squarespace.com/posts/what-to-see-in-skopje-macedonia
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Macedonia Square
  • St. Clement's of Ohrid Church
  • Gate Macedonia
  • Mother Teresa's Birthplace
  • New Museum of Macedonia
  • Ship-restaurant
  • Kale Fortress
  • Old Bazaar
  • Church of St. Demetrius
  • The Holy Mother of God Church
  • Old Bridge
  • Millennium Cross
  • Cable Car
  • Alexander the Great Statue

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