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Mountain of Vodno, Skopje

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Forested with fir and pine trees, Mountain of Vodno provides panoramic views of the city and offers many opportunities for walking and hiking. At the top of the mountain stands an iconic 66 m (216 ft) tall cross, erected in 2002 to celebrate two millennia of Christianity. At the summit, stop for herbal tea, soda, or beer in a chalet near the cross and view the pictures of accomplished Macedonian alpinists mounted on the walls of the cabin. You'll also find the barracks of the Macedonian army in the vicinity. The slopes of the mountain shelter a medieval fortress and a monastery built in the 12th century. Be sure to bring a jacket, as it can be windy at the top. Mountain of Vodno is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our world travel planner, Skopje Edition.
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  • Jadąc w stronę Millenium Cross warto poświęcić czas także i tej atrakcji. Coming towards the Millennium Cross also is worth taking time for this attraction. 
  • This is just a mountain. Of course view is nice, maybe if you decide to climb up rather than take a cable car you would have more fun (I took a cable car). 
  • It is only a mile from the center of the city... you can reach it from almost everywhere. It is 1000m high but for most of us that love to hike often it is our Everest. It has easy trails suitable for...  more »