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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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  • It's a bit of a hike to get to the end part but every bend and twist there's something new to look at, the restaurant at the end which has pretty good food and good friendly service and looks amazing ...  more »
  • I went to Canyon and Lake Matka during the winter and it was beautiful. Definitely a "must go" in Skopje. There is a restaurant there, where you can have a nice coffee and eat something while having t...  more »
  • When I saw the pictures on the Internet of Lake Matka here does not necessarily have to go! and comfortable non-different from nature.. We hired our landscapes against the fan motor was not able to be.. It's a paradise corner.. Our 15 minute breaks we visited the cave and cave with Matka mystique & video page To be lived ... Matka Galleon deserves a Word where Word is over ... WONDERFULL ...
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