SKOPJE – the capital city of Macedonia
Skopje is the capital of the Republic of Macedonia, and the largest and most diverse city in the country. It is founded in the center of the Balkan Peninsula, therefore it is considered to be a crossroad of important communications, a city with a 2000 years old tradition. Today this city boasts with new-classical splendor, a real surprising and impressive architectural spectacle.
Being the city of different empires, it is a monument city that bears the histories of the Byzantine, Roman and most evidently, the Ottoman Empire. Skopje has beenhome shared by Christians and Muslims, who enjoy their diversities at the Old Bazaar, one of the Balkans’ largest markets, and the landmark of the city.
The Macedonian capital is a modern city with population with about half a million, and the countriesmajor political, economic, educational and cultural center. In Skopje, you may experience and indulge yourselves in the mix of oriental and European flavors. Explore the Old Bazaar which represents a remarkable museum under the open sky, the medieval Daut Pasha Hamam and Kurshumli An (Leaded Caravanserai), the stone walls of the Fortress in Skopje, the Memorial House devoted to Mother Theresa born in Skopje, caves in the canyon of the River Treska and Lake Matka.