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Ottoman Heritage Skopje Tour

From: 6,00 

From: 6,00 

🕌 Discover the Ottoman legacy of Skopje! 🏰
🌟 Step back in time and explore Skopje’s rich Ottoman heritage on our captivating tour! 🕌✨

Join us as we uncover the hidden gems of Skopje’s architectural marvels spanning 500 years, from the moment it fell under the enchanting spell of the Ottoman Empire to the tumultuous Balkan wars. 🏰🛡️

Did you know? Skopje boasts the largest collection of exquisitely preserved Ottoman architectural wonders in the Balkans, rivaling those found in Turkey itself! 🌍🔍

Don’t miss this extraordinary opportunity to immerse yourself in the captivating stories behind Skopje’s Ottoman treasures. Book your experience now and let history come alive! 🗺️📚

🕛 Duration – 3,4-4 hours
👥 Group size – variable
📅 Includes – Equipment if necessary
💻 Media – Maps, Drawings, Videos during the tour
🗨  Hosted in English
🎁 Gift: PDF book issued by UNESCO with Ottoman architecture of Skopje after the trip

Price base on:

Number of participants1-45-1010-2020 +
Price per group€100€120€140€6 person



Ottoman heritage tour of Skopje with Vasilka Dimitrovska, a professional archaeologist and professional tourist guide, director of HAEMUS and founder of HAEMUS Travel

Step into the enchanting world of the past as you explore the historic monuments that bear witness to Skopje’s Ottoman heritage. 🕰️ Immerse yourself in the captivating Sultan Murat mosque with its iconic clock tower, and let the Gazi Isa Bey Mosque take your breath away. 🕌 The Ishak Beg (Aladza) Mosque beckons with its timeless beauty, while the old part of town reveals hidden gems like Kurshumli Inn, Bezisten, Suli Inn, Chifte Hammam, Kapan Inn, Daut Pasha Hammam, the külliye of Skopje, and the Mustafa Pasha Mosque. To top it all off, don’t miss the Ottoman period of the Skopje Fortress, a true architectural marvel.

These awe-inspiring structures are not just remnants of the Ottoman Empire’s glory days (1392-1912/13), but also testaments to Skopje’s rich history. Despite enduring the ravages of time, including earthquakes, fires, and disasters, these monuments have been meticulously restored and rebuilt. Today, they stand proud as cultural treasures, breathing new life into the cultural tapestry of Macedonia. 🌍

Ottoman heritage of Skopje

Prepare to be captivated by the allure of the past as you wander through the streets of the old part of Skopje, known as the Old Bazaar. With its eclectic blend of churches, mosques, inns, hammams, and public fountains, this architectural complex has been safeguarded as a cultural heritage site since 2008. As you embark on this tour, don’t forget to indulge in a delightful lunch at one of the charming restaurants or unwind at an authentic café bar nestled within the Old Bazaar.

✨ Join us on a journey through time and experience the fascinating Ottoman heritage of Skopje! ✨

Our short movies about the Ottoman Heritage of Skopje

Departure: from the meeting point
Departure time: at request
Language: English
Duration: 3-4 hours
Guide: Licensed tourist guide and certified heritage interpreter

Included: Licensed guide
Getting around: Walking

Unqualified guides аrе illegal in Macedonia. Make sure your tourist guide is licensed!

Additional information


1-4, 10-20, 20 +, 5-10