Skopje - Macedonian capital
The capital of Macedonia, Skopje, is situated on the banks of the Vardar River. Situated on seven hills, the capital appeared in the IV century BC, and is known to scientists as the Thracian city sparingly.
Modern perfectly Skopje has to rest. It has everything: beautiful temples and palaces, who have seen more than a century, and magnificent parks, and, of course, boutiques, restaurants and modern entertainment centers.
What to see in Skopje?
More ENTERING only to the capital, you are already gettingthe opportunity to admire the city's main attractions - the Millennium Cross, located on the top of the mountain Krstovar. It was installed on the day of the adoption of the country of the Christian religion.
In general, the city combines a completely differentthings. Here harmoniously coexist different religions and cultures, and modern buildings coexist with the architecture of the past centuries. Pedestrian excursion trips will give a lot of emotions and impressions, which for a long time will haunt the memory.
To really plunge into the atmosphere of lifeMacedonian capital, you need to walk through the main attractions. And the first thing, which simply need to visit - a bridge built by Emperor Justinian over the Vardar River. Jump on him to the left bank of the river and explore the ancient fortress Skopje Kale. No less interesting are the bath and Daut Pasha, whose age is estimated already six centuries.
Like any city whose history is also large,Skopje has its own Old Town. You will be able to feel the atmosphere of the past skin. In the capital of the Old Town - Former local market, in force since the beginning of the 12th century. So this is where you can admire the monuments, sitting in a cozy cafe. No less memorable and will rise to the mountain Water, where you can admire the beautiful panoramic view of the sprawling city.
While walking through the streets of the capital you canexplore the many monuments. There's even a monument dedicated to Taras Shevchenko, known all over Ukraine and the world of the poet. Be sure to look at and the Balkan University, do not miss the Tower of the feudal lords. Skopje Museum exhibits also deserve your attention. Be sure to check out the house-museum of Maria Theresa.
An unusual monument - the building of the formerStation - will always be reminded of the tragedy that occurred here when the strongest earthquake in 1969 virtually destroyed the capital. Watch here always show the 17 hours 16 minutes - a time when there were those terrible events.