The capital of Macedonia is the city of Skopje. It is the largest city in the country, and at the same time, it represents an administrative-political, economic, cultural, and educational-scientific center. It is located in the northern part of the country, divided into two parts by the river Vardar. The city, in the course of its existence, depending on the historical circumstances was named by different names, and its ancient name is Skupi.
A city so eclectic and amazingly entertaining, offering travelers a place where culture, tradition, and modernity mix into a perfect, unforgettable blend. It is a cultural kaleidoscope that runs wild, what it is. The vibrant urban life, cultural heritage, and tradition passed forward very appealingly, the mix of old and new, urbanism and nature.
Places of interest for tourist sightseeing tours are:
- The Stone Bridge, on the river Vardar, symbolizes Skopje. It was reconstructed in the 15th century and represents a connection between the new and the old part.
- Fortress Kale – The first walls were built at the beginning of the 6th century. The fortress dominates the river Vardar’s left bank overlooking the city’s old part.
There are many places to visit, old and new, many things to do, cuisine to taste, nightlife and urban day life to enjoy, and cultural events to attend. Discovering Macedonia through Skopje is an unforgettable experience.