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Kale, Skopje
(1.9/5 based on 300+ reviews on the web)
Set atop the highest point in the historic Old Town, Kale has endured war, neglect, and natural disasters over the centuries and today stands as one of the city's major sights. Hike your way via a small hill up to the fortress, originally constructed during the 6th century, and explore the grounds. Wander around the interior, surrounded by stone walls, watch towers, and sturdy gates, many of which have been restored since the destruction of the 1963 Skopje earthquake. Be sure to bring your camera to take advantage of the sweeping view from the top over the city, the river, and surrounding mountain scenery. Kale is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Skopje Edition.
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  • beautiful stroll of the ramparts, with beautiful views of the city. Would however to be renovated and better value (it is not clear why money from Skopje 2014 was not put here...)
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  • Interferes with nature. It's a good opportunity to look down on the city. I stopped by, I say do not go. Even if possible go to sunset wine taken. Nature of Super.
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  • This fortress is free to enter and is worth the trip! The fortress sits atop the city of Skopje with great views of the city. This place is hundreds of years old and it has so much potential. It has g...  more »