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Old Bazaar, Skopje, Skopje

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Step back in time at Old Bazaar, Skopje, the city's primary historical center of trade and a showcase of historic Ottoman architecture. Located along the Vardar River in Skopje's traditional merchant quarter, the marketplace still buzzes with commerce today. Visit the bazaar and explore the multitude of shops, cafes, and other businesses that line its street. Note the mixture of both Turkish buildings--including bathhouses, mosques, caravanserais, and a clock tower--as well as remnants of Skopje's even earlier Byzantine past. Be sure to stop into one of the many eateries in the bazaar for a bite of some classic Macedonian food, including the meaty dish known as "chevapi." Plan your visit to Old Bazaar, Skopje and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Skopje tourist route planner.
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  • This reminds me of marrakesh in the souks. Worth a visit, lots of bars and places to eat, nice to walk around and soak up the atmosphere. Top tip: dress down and not too 'touristy' or you will be inun...  more »
  • The Old Bazaar area of Skopje is very fascinating with it small alleys with umpteen shops selling almost everything authentic and traditional. There are quite a few restaurants serving good Macedonian...  more »
  • From a touristic perspective Skopje has a few very distinctive parts. One of these is the run down old bazaar area, which is a strong contrast to the river front with all its neoclassical buildings an...  more »