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." Use our Skopje travel route planner to add Old Bazaar, Skopje and other attractions to your Skopje vacation plans.
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  • August 19, 2017
    Especially in the evening. Full of bars and restaurants and a lot of people. The atmosphere is welcoming. The typical South European ' see and be seen '.
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  • August 18, 2017
    Worth the transition a unique Bazaar, vibrant stalls full of variety ciagnacymi August the narrow alleys. Strongly emits an interesting, different from the rest of the city. You can also przycupnac on the Turkish jackdaw or meal.
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  • August 18, 2017
    The most typical place of Skopje to miss during your visit. Plenty of small passage with shops and restaurant.
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