KaleFortress-Skopje1 TheSkopje Fortress (Macedonian Skopsko Kale), commonly  referred to asKale Fortress, or simplyKale (fromkale, the  Turkish word for 'fortress'), is a historic fortress located in  theold town ofSkopje.

huseinnnThe mosque and tomb has long been abandoned. They are simple buildings with a square base and domes. In 1955 carried out conservation works mosque and mausoleum.

acoThe statue and fountain "Warrior on a horse" placed in the center of "Macedonia" square is probably the most symbolic one for Skopje as a part of the reconstruction project called "Skopje 2014". 

staro Skopje has been writing its story for the past 6000 years. Catastrophic earthquakes, wars, plagues .. Nothing was able to destroy the city and stop it from growing as the country's political, cultural, economic, and academic center.

rsz saatkThe area surrounding the clocktower is worth a wander, if you like old streets and houses, especially ones which haven't been spruced up for the tourists...it is very much a residential area, with no real sights but lots of character and atmosphere.

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