Perhaps many people do not know that Macedonia is a wonderful country for tourism that includes many charming natural attractions and a wonderful cultural mix with influences from the Balkans and the Mediterranean, which makes his visit a real pleasure. What are the best sights in Macedonia? Follow us this special tour of this beautiful country.
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The capital, Skopje Skpoje
The Macedonian capital hijacks the lead as it is one of the best places to visit in Makodonia due to its varied architecture, which includes mosques from the Ottoman period, modern classic buildings, various modern statues and other factors. Skopje has many historical sites such as the sixth-century Kale Castle and the Stone Bridge. They toured the old bazaar in Skopje and then they visited many restaurants, cafes and museums and they also had a thriving nightlife around the main square. On the square you will find Porta Macedonia, a huge arc of victory celebrating the country’s independence.
A very old town and considered one of the most beautiful in Macedonia. Discover the wonderful stone streets near the buildings that house many restaurants and cafes in a wonderful atmosphere. Also featured in Ohrid is Samuil’s castle, which overlooks the entire town and the Church of Saints Clement and Badlimon, which is considered one of the most beautiful in the country. There are many charming natural sites in the town, but what really distinguishes Ohrid is what we will learn about in the following!
This lake is located between Macedonia and Albania and is often classified as one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, where the crystal clear waters adjacent to the surrounding mountains. The lake is considered to be one of the deepest in Europe. It also features a diversified ecosystem that allows many animal and plant species to live in its area. Besides the peaceful towns on its banks, many sports activities can be practiced such as boat trips, swimming, and many more …
Macedonia’s second largest city lies near the border with Greece and is filled with beautiful old buildings, delightful art galleries and an arsenal of welcoming cafes. Bitola is located between 3 mountain ranges, giving it a unique green nature. In the heart of the city, you will be fond of the colorful houses that adjoin with churches and mosques, while the old bazaar is a great place to shop and visit. Many celebrations are held throughout the year in Bitola, and one of the most important museums is the Bitola Museum, which offers a wonderful view of the city and heritage. Close to Bitola is a group of ancient Romen ruins, the most important of which is the site of Heraclea Lyncestis.
Stromica is known as the home of many beautiful Byzantine cathedrals and is located in the east of the country, while its natural surroundings are full of waterfalls and mountains. Tourists visit many historical sites, such as the Carevi Kuli Romen Castle, which dates back to the fifth century. The city annually hosts the Stromica Festival, which witnesses various celebrations with traditional musical performances, colorful processions and traditional dining.
The capital, Skopje
The old theater in Ohrid
The city of Bitola
A view from Ohrid Lake
A scene from Bitola
From the capital, Skopje
From Ohrid Lake.