Best Things To Do in Skopje, Macedonia

Have you ever visited a new place and felt ‘wow’ about it? For many visitors, it happens at Skopje.

Skopje may not be as popular as other cities in Macedonia, but don’t let that fool you. Skopje is a smaller but beautiful upcoming tourist destination that is worth a visit. You will be surprised by some of the unique things to do and places you can explore at this hidden destination.

You can definitely plan a few hours of a side trip here while traveling to Ohrid or Novi Pazar. You might wish to revisit it someday again, to take a break and relax at Skopje.

If you have plans to visit Macedonia and are not sure if Skopje should be included in your itinerary, keep reading. In this list, we have put together some of the things to do in Skopje and around. We have a hunch that if you include this city in your travel plans, you will be thrilled you did so.

Tourist Attractions in Skopje

Here is the list of things to do in Skopje and tourist attractions in city.

  1. Mother Teresa House

    4.3 (511 Votes)
    Mother Teresa House

    Address: Mother Teresa Memorial House, Skopje, Macedonia

    Mother Teresa was born in Skopje and lived there till she was 18. Although the original house is not existent any more, there is a tranquil and beautiful contemporary chapel and interpretive centre in its place
  2. Kale Fortress

    Address: Skopje , Macedonia

    This stands on the highest hill to be found in Skopje valley and provides breath-taking views of the city
  3. Bedesten

    Address: Bedesten, Skopje, Macedonia

    The most valuable goods like jewellery silk, perfumes and spices were sold in the Bedesten, found in the old bazaar, with gates which were shut in the evenings so the merchandise would be safeguarded
  4. City Park

    Address: Skopje, Macedonia

    This is a huge green area to be found in the middle of Skopje. Part of it houses a museum with many monuments inside. It is a fine place to go for recreation since there are pathways around the little lakes, the children’s amusement park, tennis courts, restaurants, cafes, the Zoo, stadium and so much more. Come summer, Skopje's nightlife f...Read more
  5. St Bogorodica

    Address: It's located on the Krste Misirkov bvd., opposite of the Macedonian Academy of Science and Ar

    This church was constructed in 1835 and was known as the protector of the city
  6. Mustafa Pasha Mosque

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    Mustafa Pasha Mosque

    Address: Old Bazaar of Skopje, Macedonia.

    This mosque is situated on a plateau above the old bazaar and is among the most beautiful Islamic structures in Macedonia. The insides are simple, spacious and beautiful. It has an enjoyable rose garden and it provides great views of the bazaar below. Entry is free
  7. Holiday Inn Skopje

    Address: Filip Vtori Makedonski, 5, Skopje 1000, Macedonia (FYROM)

    Located just 30 miles away from the Gostivar, this holiday inn has a lot to offer to the tourists. There are plenty of facilities here for you. You will get a majestic view of the river from your room which is nicely equipped with all the modern amenities. You will get free toiletries and hair dryers from the desk authorities who are awake for 2...Read more
  8. Aleksander Palace

    Address: Vardar Trail Skopje, Macedonia

    This 5-star hotel is just a 5 minute drive from the city centre and is perhaps the finest and the most high-priced in the whole of Skopje
  9. Art Hostel

    Address: Ante Hadzimitkov 5, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia

    The staff is friendly and helpful and the accommodation has private rooms as well as dorms with shared bathrooms. There is an outdoor social area, free internet access and a 10% discount if you produce a flyer obtainable from the hostel itself or from other hostels you visit in other cities.