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Skopje Map, Macedonia

If you feel like you need some help to find your way in your destination city, you are in the right place. This Skopje Map will certainly help you to seek out the best restaurants, clubs and sights in town. You want to know what is the best place for a walk? Or what you should be watching out for during your visit? Learn more about the best things to do in the city reading our travel tips and then get around in Skopje with Travelgrove's map. While searching for places, you can also check some cheap flights or deals or you can take a look at our user's galleries about the city. We hope you will find our city map of Skopje useful. Enjoy your trip and come back to share your travel experience about Skopje!

Skopje History

The Slavs renamed the town Skopje and transformed it into the capital of the Bulgarian Empire (972-992), a rank that was later taken by Sofia. By the mid 15th century, Skopje was again a capital, this time of the Serbian Empire. The Serbian rule didn’t last long: in 1389, Skopje became a part of the Ottoman Empire. Under the Ottoman regime, Skopje became a flourishing, cosmopolitan medieval city, and many mosques and... read more

Skopje Travel Guide

The closest international airport is Alexander the Great Airport, located at 20 km from the city. The airport has links with numerous other major airports, such Sofia and Thessaloniki in the Balkan area, and more remote destinations like Amsterdam, Paris or Berlin. Unfortunately, the only means of transport between the airport and Skopje are taxis, but you can also arrange to rent a car, especially if you’d like to... read more

Skopje Nightlife

This Skopje Nightlife Guide recommends that you try out the place’s specialty, the shopska salad. If you just want to grab a bite to eat while sightseeing, go to Destan 1, a popular kebab place near the city’s bazaar. This fast-food style place offers delicious authentic kebabs served with traditional dressings. If you’re not sure whether you want traditional or international food, go to Ezerce, a large... read more

Skopje Sightseeing

The best preserved remain from the Roman period is the Aqueduct, which used to bring fresh water to the antique town of Skopje. From the glorious times of Byzantine emperor Justinian, Skopje inherited Kale Fortress and the Stone Bridge, but most of Skopje’s monuments and historic buildings date back from the period of Ottoman occupation. So are the medieval hotels Kapan An, Suli An and Kurshumli An, the Turkish Baths... read more

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