Sveti Nikole Tourism, Macedonia

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Sveti Nikole (Macedonian: Свети Николе [ˌsfɛːti ˈnikɔlɛ] ; meaning Saint Nicholas) is a town in the Republic of Macedonia. It is the seat of Sveti Nikole Municipality and a center of a plain called Ovče Pole (Plain of sheep), famous for sheep farming, lamb meat, and dairy products of all kinds. According to legend, the town was named after the church of Sveti Nikola, built in the beginning of the 14th century. It is said to have been the biggest of all 42 churches in this area at its time. There are many archaeological sites in the Sveti Nikole municipality from all ages in the past. The outlying villages of Sveti Nikole include Amzabegovo, with its barely excavated archaeological site, and Burilovci, famous for the magnificent frescoes that adorn its own church of Saint Nicholas.


Find the best activities, restaurants and things to do in Sveti Nikole, Macedonia. Explore Sveti Nikole travel guide before you plan your trip here. When planning a trip to Sveti Nikole, make sure you visit its near-by prime city of Ohrid. Add Ohrid to your vacation plan, it has an interesting bunch of activities to do on your visit like St Sophia Church, Icon Gallery, Villa St Sofija. If you want to fly to the destination, you can choose the nearest major airport to take a flight. The nearest major airport is Ohrid "st. Paul The Apostle" Airport. A vacation to Sveti Nikole can typically be of 1-2 days. Immerse in the spirit of the city and you'll not miss your home.

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Facts and Stats for Sveti Nikole*

  • Sveti Nikole: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Sveti Nikole for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Sveti Nikole.

    • Burglary and Theft 25 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 81.25 (Very High)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 18.75 (Very Low)
    • Attacks 37.5 (Low)
    • Drug offense 62.5 (High)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 100 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 75 (High)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 31.25 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 31.25 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 43.75 (Moderate)
  • Living in Sveti Nikole - Quality of Life

    • Safety Index 66.02 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.96 (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.

  • Cost for Essentials in Sveti Nikole

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Sveti Nikole

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.1 USD
    • International Movie per seat 1.98 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 28.15 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 70.38 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 39.65 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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