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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. To visit The Stone Bridge and get the most from your holiday in Skopje, create itinerary details personal to you using our Skopje trip builder.
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  • On the one hand the new Macedonian Skopje with its kitsch childish but custodian of modernity, and the other the old town with the old Bazaar and its traditional atmosphere that is difficult to make the connection. It is the stone bridge which will display to bring together both with a certain charm.
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  • H stone bridge is the symbol of Skopje and links the square with the old Bazaar. It is the oldest bridge in Skopje, has been damaged and repaired many times. It is one of the monuments that are worth watching.
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  • very beautiful bridge that connects the old and new city. When we cross it, we arrive in the Muslim side and the Bazaar. Only local building that is not too kitsch beside other statues and monuments nearby.
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