Bitola Tourism

Bitola (Macedonian: Битола [ˈbitɔɫa] known also by several ) is a city in the southwestern part of the Republic of Macedonia. It is located in the southern part of the Pelagonia valley, surrounded by the Baba, Nidže and Kajmakčalan mountain ranges, 14 kilometres (9 miles) north of the Medžitlija-Níki border crossing with Greece. The city stands at an important junction connecting the south of the Adriatic Sea region with the Aegean Sea and Central Europe, and is an administrative, cultural, industrial, commercial, and educational centre. It has been known since the Ottoman period as "the city of the consuls", since many European countries had consulates in Bitola. Bitola is one of the oldest cities on the territory of the Republic of Macedonia, having been founded as Heraclea Lyncestis in the middle of the 4th century BC by Philip II of Macedon. The city was the last capital of Ottoman Rumelia, from 1836–1867. According to the 2002 census, Bitola is the second-largest city in the country. Bitola is also the seat of the Bitola Municipality.

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Looking for travel information about Bitola? Explore the best travel advice on Bitola, Macedonia. Bitola is located at a short trip away from Ohrid a major city in Macedonia. Ohrid, is a worth visiting city owing to its prime attractions like St Sophia Church, Icon Gallery, Villa St Sofija. Also, to reach Bitola, you'll have to take a flight to Ohrid; so its not really a detour. And even if it is, the city is worth paying at least a quick visit. Get in the character of the city, this city requires at least of 1 to 2 number of days of exploration.

Don't just take a trip, let the trip take you! Have a enjoyable time at Bitola.

  • Know the pollution level of Bitola before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 61.49 (High)
    • Water Pollution 48.48 (Moderate)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 41.18 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 58.82 (Moderate)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 34.56 (Low)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 56.62 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 57.14 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 47.66 (Moderate)
  • How safe is Bitola for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Bitola.

    • Burglary and Theft 27.94 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 20 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 17.19 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 85.94 (Very High)
    • Car Stealing 25 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 48.44 (Moderate)
    • Attacks 12.5 (Very Low)
    • Drug offense 40.63 (Moderate)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 92.65 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 82.35 (Very High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 10.94 (Very Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 35.94 (Low)
  • Quality of Life Index of Bitola is 132 (High)

    • Safety Index 70.7 (High)
    • Climate Index 80.97 (Very High)
    • Pollution Index 63.11 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 28.33 (Low)
    • Cost of Living Index 30.5 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 57.99 (Moderate)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 10.23 (Moderate)
    • Purchasing Power Index 39.96 (Very Low)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Here's how much it will cost to shop in Bitola

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.11 USD
    • International Movie per seat 3.56 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 26.28 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 63.11 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.89 USD

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