Stobi, Palikura

At Stobi, walk through the well-preserved remains of an ancient Roman town that once stood at the crossroads of the Aegean world and the Balkans. Strategically placed at the confluence of two rivers, the first settlement was built in the 6th and 7th centuries BCE. Up until the earthquake of 518 CE, the ancient town was an important military, administrative, and trade hub of the Roman and early Byzantine empires. View the remains of ancient sanctuaries, Christian basilicas, luxurious private palaces, and public baths, as well as carved columns and stones. The oldest items found on the site are ceramic and bronze objects from the Neolithic and Iron Ages. Do not miss the stunning floor mosaics under your feet, the famous theatre, or the temple of Isis, an Egyptian goddess. Bring water and sunscreen. Arrange to visit Stobi and other attractions in Vardar Region using our Vardar Region travel planner .
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  • Had been down in Star Dojran for a few days. Travelling up to Skopje we decided to have a look at this establishment. Had the guided tour €16 for 9 of us. Guide was excellent, though his English was a...  more »
  • The Ancient City of Stobi, this magical wonder is full of history and ruins for any history, Ancient Macedonia or Archaeology enthusiast! Tonnes to see, VERY cheap to enter! Souvenirs to be bought (al...  more »
  • Fascinating place, excellent guide with impressive knowledge (and English!). Beautiful mosaics. Sad its taking so long to uncover. I want my history mad son to attend one of their summer schools in ye...  more »
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  • Not much to see now . The mosaics are under restauration - conservation. Impressive site.
  • Excellent place, great looking historic center, excellent customer service. Recommended for visiting.
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  • A place full of history !!!
  • Early Christian Roman city with basilica, theater, palaces, public Roman bathrooms.. Very well preserved mosaics, fountain, walls..

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