13 Sights in Skopje, North Macedonia (with Map and Images)

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Explore interesting sights in Skopje, North Macedonia. Click on a marker on the map to view details about it. Underneath is an overview of the sights with images. A total of 13 sights are available in Skopje, North Macedonia.

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1. Memorial House of Mother Teresa

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The Mother Teresa Memorial House is dedicated to the Catholic saint and Nobel Peace Prize laureate Mother Teresa. It is located in her hometown Skopje, in North Macedonia, where she lived from 1910 to 1928. The memorial house was built on the popular Macedonia Street in the Centar municipality, on the very location of the once Sacred Heart of Jesus Roman Catholic Church, where Mother Teresa was baptized. It lies just east of the Ristiḱ Palace and the Macedonia Square. In the first three weeks, the memorial house was visited by 12,000 people.

Wikipedia: Memorial House of Mother Teresa (EN)

2. Clement of Ohrid

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Clement of Ohrid Yane Bakreski / CC BY-SA 4.0

Saint Clement of Ohrid was one of the first medieval Bulgarian saints, scholar, writer and enlightener of the Slavs. He was one of the most prominent disciples of Saints Cyril and Methodius and is often associated with the creation of the Glagolitic and Cyrillic scripts, especially their popularisation among Christianised Slavs. He was the founder of the Ohrid Literary School and is regarded as a patron of education and language by some Slavic people. He is considered to be the first bishop of the Bulgarian Orthodox Church, one of the Seven Apostles of Bulgarian Orthodox Church since the 10th century, and one of the premier saints of modern Bulgaria. The mission of Saint Clement was the crucial factor which transformed the Slavs in then Kutmichevitsa into Bulgarians. Saint Clement is also the patron saint of North Macedonia, the city of Ohrid and the Macedonian Orthodox Church.

Wikipedia: Clement of Ohrid (EN)

3. Museum of Macedonia

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The Museum of the Republic of North Macedonia, formerly and still unofficially known as the Museum of Macedonia, is a national institution in North Macedonia and one of the oldest museums in the country. It is located in the Old Bazaar in Skopje, near the Skopje Fortress. The Museum of the Republic of North Macedonia was created by joining three museum in one. The three museum that were unified were the archaeological, historical and ethnological museum, of which the archaeological museum was the oldest one; it was opened in 1924 and that date is considered as an establishing date of the national museum. During the existence of the Socialist Republic of Macedonia, the museum was known as People's Museum of Macedonia.

Wikipedia: Museum of the Republic of North Macedonia (EN)

4. Turkish Bazaar

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The Old Bazaar is a bazaar located in Skopje, North Macedonia, situated on the eastern bank of the Vardar River, stretching from the Stone Bridge to the Bit-Pazar and from the Skopje Fortress to the Serava river. The Old Bazaar falls primarily within the borders of Čair Municipality but a part of it is located in Centar Municipality. As one of the oldest and largest marketplaces in the Balkans, it has been Skopje's centre for trade and commerce since at least the 12th century.

Wikipedia: Old Bazaar, Skopje (EN)

5. Macedonian Philharmonics

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The Macedonian Philharmonic is the only symphony orchestra in Macedonia. From its founding to this day, the orchestra has played an important role in the field of musical art in Macedonia and as a representative of domestic classical music abroad. It was led by prominent Macedonian and foreign conductors and featured prominent soloists. She visited various countries in Europe, as well as Central and Latin America.

Wikipedia: Македонска филхармонија (MK), Website

6. Museum of the Macedonian struggle

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The Museum of the Macedonian Struggle is a national museum of North Macedonia located in the capital city of Skopje. Construction of the museum began on 11 June 2008 and it was opened to the public on the 20th anniversary of the declaration of independence on 8 September 2011. The building is located between the Museum of Archaeology, the Holocaust Museum of Macedonia, the Stone Bridge and the Vardar River.

Wikipedia: Museum of the Macedonian Struggle (Skopje) (EN), Website

7. Daut Pasha Hamam National Gallery

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The National Gallery is a national art museum of North Macedonia in the Old Bazaar, located in the capital city of Skopje. Its permanent collection is housed in the 15th century Turkish Bath building known as the Daut Pasha Baths, but the museum also features a smaller exhibition at the nearby Čifte Hammam. Founded in 1948, the museum's collection dates from the 14th century.

Wikipedia: National Gallery of Macedonia (EN), Website

8. Warrior on a Horse

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A warrior on horseback is a monument with the fountain of King Alexander of Macedonia, located in Macedonia Square, in Skopje. The monument was announced as part of the so-called Skopje 2014 project and officially opened on 8 September 2011, on the occasion of the 20th anniversary of the declaration of independence of the Republic of Macedonia.

Wikipedia: Воин на коњ (Скопје) (MK)

9. Museum of the City of Skopje

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Museum of the City of Skopje is a cultural institution located in Skopje, North Macedonia. Founded in 1949, it is located in a former railway station that was partly destroyed in the 1963 earthquake. The museum is home to permanent еxhibitions representing the history of Skopje, from the first recorded settlements around 3000 BC to present.

Wikipedia: Museum of the City of Skopje (EN), Website

10. St. Demetrius Church

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"St. Constantine and Helena. Dimitrija" is an Orthodox temple in Skopje, a former cathedral church of the Diocese of Skopje dedicated to The Grand Priest Dimitrija. In its place was an old temple, which has existed since the 16th century. In 1727 "St. Constantine and Helena" Dimitar" is mentioned as a cathedral church.

Wikipedia: Црква „Св. Димитриј“ - Скопје (MK)

11. Skanderbeg

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Gjergj Kastrioti, commonly known as Skanderbeg, was an Albanian feudal lord and military commander who led a rebellion against the Ottoman Empire in what is today Albania, North Macedonia, Greece, Kosovo, Montenegro, and Serbia.

Wikipedia: Skanderbeg (EN)

12. Holocaust Memorial Center for the Jews of Macedonia

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The Holocaust Memorial Center for the Jews of Macedonia is a memorial to the Holocaust of the 7,148 Jews from North Macedonia and the history of the Jews in the Balkans, located in Skopje, the capital city of North Macedonia.

Wikipedia: Holocaust Memorial Center for the Jews of Macedonia (EN), Website

13. Chifte Hammam National Gallery of Macedonia

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Cifte hammam is a hammam in the Old Bazaar of Skopje, North Macedonia. It was built in the mid-15th century by Bosnian general Isa-Beg Ishaković in order to provide a regular source of income for his endowment.

Wikipedia: Čifte Hammam (EN), Website

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