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Old Bazaar, Skopje

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Address: Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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Quaint Albanian quarter

This quarter, where most of the shopkeepers speak Albanian, is the heart of old Skopje. One can find many traditional handicrafts, but unfortunately also cheap Chinese imports... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Tirana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This quarter, where most of the shopkeepers speak Albanian, is the heart of old Skopje. One can find many traditional handicrafts, but unfortunately also cheap Chinese imports. The food in the restaurants is very typical of Skopje - kebabs, beans and a type of sausage known as sucuk (sujuk, suxhuk). When in the neighborhood, I definitely recommend sticking to these... More 

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Basingstoke, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Winding cobble streets with lots of old buildings, hidden around every corner is something new to discover. Good choice of bars and restaurants as well but only downside tends to be the beggars who use their children to get money. Apart from this a must see in Skopje and visit the Old town brewery if you like beer.

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Plovdiv, Bulgaria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Old Bazaar in Skopje , or the Albanian Quarter as its known by the locals , is great for a visit. Lots of cafes to have a drink and people watch , some lovely shops and also a brewery and a wine brewery to visit. You can also see the old workshops where they still make shoes etc in... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was a great way to pass some time walking through the winding streets of the old bazaar and into the local market at the back. Typical Turkish / European cafe culture with lots of restaurant opportunities. If you're into dress or jewellery shopping this is the place. There is also a nice brewery within the bazaar

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is the authentic and old area of Skopje you need to visit. Old and new town in Skopje have nothing to do and visiting both is a must.

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Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can see so many interesting places here. If you have been to skopje you must spend 3 or 4 at old bazaar and you have to eat meat balls there this is my opinion.

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London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

way to dirty i did not like it what so ever . It reminds me a old city of Turkey that you dont want to be there

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

skopje is the least attractive in macedonia' eventhough it is the capital of the country. But old bazaar is one of the limited good places in skopje. It is not only macedonian historical site, it also has ottoman effects on it. So it is like a time machine. better than grand bazaar in istanbul to feel the ottoman history. I... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Charming place with its own climate. Lots of tradition in one place. Good food, we tried hamburgers with pommes fries inside, delicious!! Incredibly tasty, warm and fresh (cheap as well) 'burek' bought right from bakery is my taste of old bazar

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017

The old Bazzaar is a place thath you can not missed.It is a place verry old time from the Otoman period. You can walk on;' kaldrma' , wich is from the same history. Theare loot of smaal shops with Macedonian antic period , same of them are full of specific gold rings, necles,and etc. Most interest all are, the people... More 

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