Old Bazaar Skopje - Macedonia
The food and atmosphere in the local restaurants (kafana) is just amazing and quite cheap.. whatever you have for lunch make sure you have rakija as a drink!
Placed in the heart of Skopje, the Old Bazaar has explicitness and dynamics of its own kind. The Old Bazaar is your closest destination in Skopje, no matter where you enter the city from. A survivor of many wars and occupations the Bazaar remains the oldest living witness of the history of this region. Yet, It continues to stand as a symbol of cosmopolitanism of Skopje: many cultures and civilizations, many religions and many traditions come across and meet each other in the Old Bazaar.
Today, it's an eyewitness to a long and complex process of social development which unfolds with the expansion of trade and it comes to its peak with the cultural development of the capital city of Macedonia. The Old Bazaar offers a variety of tourist attractions, from food to cultural and historic testimonials.
The old bazaar is also home to many art galeries, monuments, churches and mosques, making it one of the first places to visit in Skopje.