The Stone Bridge, Skopje

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Walk across The Stone Bridge to admire the 15th-century Ottoman structure and take in sweeping views of the capital city, the river, and the mountains around you. Spanning the Vardar River and connecting Skopje's downtown with its Old Town, the bridge serves both as an important piece of infrastructure and one of the city's most enduring symbols. Originally constructed during the middle of the 15th century, the bridge has survived earthquakes, catastrophic floods, and an attempt by Nazi occupiers to destroy it. Make your way to the bridge and amble along its 214 m (702 ft) length, noting its sturdy construction of countless solid stone blocks, considered one of the area's finest examples of Ottoman architecture. Put The Stone Bridge into our Skopje road trip planning site and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The hotel is on the one side of the bridge and is located in the beginning of old bazaar. Its location enables you to explore both banks of the river. If you pass the Stone bridge, you are in the cent...  more »
  • Day and night, this bridge that connects the two banks of the Vardar, in full Center of Skopje, is particularly picturesque and offers superb panoramas on the two parts of the capital macedonnienne.
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  • It is a historical bridge in center of Skopje. It looks good at day time but it looks better especially at night lights.  more »
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  • The very specific symbol of City of Skopje, situated in the heart of downtown, hysterical spot as a memory of long rain of Turkish Empire, the leftover of it. It needs constant improvements and cleanings, especially below the bridge surfaces. Highly recommended to visit while in Skopje visit, along with another modern structures, that make this city unique...................
  • Fundamental part of the Macedonian history, it raises up above all the ugly and “modern” constructions all around. Deeply Turkish, fits perfectly with the close old bazar. This is a real monument, not like all the fake ones around the city.
  • Medieval stone bridge built during the Ottoman empire rule, one of the most impressive marks of Skopje
  • Oriental inspired hotel and restaurant with a unique sky bar at the very center of town. Worth a visit.
  • Really nice structure from past making the city center really worth to see. Some floor bricks are damadged, but not judging, just saying.
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