Skopje dating

Worthy of attention too are the number of ancient churches, particularly the cathedral of St Sophia.North Macedonia (FYR Macedonia) boasts many mosques dating from the Ottoman period, but among the best is the 15th-century Mustafa Pasha Mosque in Skopje’s Old Bazaar.

At 66m-high (217ft), the cross is one of the largest in the world and can be seen from Skopje city centre.Crossing the Vardar River, the bridge was originally built by the Romans and connects Macedonia Square with the Old Town.Kale Fortress is an imposing 6th-century castle overlooking the river.The National Archaeological Museum (as the vast exterior columns attest) was borne out of the government's drive to make Skopje appear more classical.With artefacts dating back to the Neolithic period, the vast museum is worthy of an afternoon's exploration.

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