Why You Need To Visit Skopje, Macedonia Now!!!

Why You Need To Visit Skopje, Macedonia Now!!!, Skopje, Macedonia (B)

I have a confession to make: I’m OBSESSED with beautiful street posts & lamps and I’ll go anywhere for a pretty lamp. I know, weird obsession. But a harmless one! Ever since I saw pictures of Skopje on Instagram and Pinterest, I knew I had to go!

As my first introduction to Macedonia, Skopje was the best place to start. It was one of my favorite cities along our two week honeymoon (stay tuned for the itinerary!). I like to call Skopje the “Mini Las Vegas of Europe without the casinos”. It is unlike any other European capital you will find, with it’s very own style. Skopje is very much a city finding its own two feet with tons of buildings under renovation or completely new buildings giving this city a refreshing vibe to both those who live there and visitors. Intrigued yet? 

Skopje’s history dates back to antiquity (4000 BC) which means that the country has one of the oldest civilizations in the world. Although much of the city center now looks completely new, there is still a ton of history to be explored. The Kale Fortress, perched above the town dates back to the Byzantine rulers of the 6th century and is where Neolithic remains have been discovered. And just at the foot of the fortress is the Old Bazaar which has been the heart and soul of the city since the 12th century. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: Why You Need To Visit Skopje, Macedonia Now!!!
Guide Location: Macedonia » Skopje
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
Read it on Author's Website: https://www.caliglobetrotter.com/why-you-need-to-go-to-skopje-macedonia-now/
Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Kale Fortress
  • Old Bazaar
  • Warrior on a Horse of Alexander the Great
  • Museum of Archeology
  • Ministry of Foreign Affairs
  • Bridge of Civilizations in Macedonia
  • Art Bridge
  • Saint Clement of Ohrid
  • Macedonia Square
  • Elsa Hotel
  • Skopje Marriott Hotel

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