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Lake Matka, Skopje
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Explore a canyon filled with monasteries, medieval ruins, and natural caves at Lake Matka, Macedonia's first artificial lake. Stop by the lake and make your way around the rocky terrain surrounding it, one of the country's most popular areas for hiking. Peek into a few of the numerous of caves dotting the canyon, the deepest of which stretches back 176 m (577 ft) into the rock. Alternatively, hop aboard a kayak or raft and see the locale by water. Don't miss paying a visit to the series of medieval churches along the way, including several right along the water dating as far back as the 14th century. Put Lake Matka and other Skopje attractions into our Skopje trip generator, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • Skopje, it don't come without visiting this place. The Center can be reached in 40 minutes by bus number 60. Price 35 pensionar ticket with the dinar. Bus timetable for "matka Victoria bus timetable" to enrol for the traveler in search in one of the friends blog results the release transaction time. (name not published when you comment. Thank him.) By taxi from the Centre can be reached in about 20 minutes and 500 dinars. If you go by bus, the last deal it is located 1 km from the entrance to the Canyon below. Canyon Dam in the aktigi Creek is an inclined sularin Saho staff was way sweet. Taxis are taking up the Canyon entrance. If theres a taxi for return by taxi it's time for you to deal with. In General, a taxi waiting but I think birskmayin your business to chance. As an alternative way to go by taxi or by bus you can think of to do. There is a hotel at the entrance to the Canyon and cafe restaurant is expensive, but look at Fiyatlarina I get the Rob ... in General. To bring with you for water and make you better if shot. The length of 6 km hiking trail in the Canyon. Due to the shortness of time, I didn't go all the way. We were very pleased with the Canyon except for Canyon transportation into total 2 hours I spend time. 2 hours is enough to see, not just to get a taste for the need to keep the evening Lighting .... Go, see, enjoy, I think.
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  • This is a gorgeous place just outside of Skopje. There are rapids and the continuation of the river Vardar below that dam at Matka. Above the dam, there is a restaurant, hotel, and boat/kayak rental. ...  more »
  • amazing site. We must coegr the boat to see the cave. After eating highly recommended there. entertain no eprder
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