About Skopje


Let's have a look around into background of Skopje
  • Region: Karpos
  • Country: Macedonia
  • Latitude: 42
  • Longitude: 21.4333333
  • Time zone: Europe/Skopje
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT +2 hours

Weather in Skopje

  • Climate: Marine West Coast Climate
  • Best Time to Visit:  May to October

Location

Skopje is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Macedonia. According to the last official count from 2002, Skopje has a population of 506,926 inhabitants.

Distance from Skopje center to Airport

The nearest major airport is Skopje Alexander the Great Airport (SKP / LWSK).

  • Driving Distance: 14 miles / 23km
  • Driving Time: 20 Minutes
  • Languages: Macedonian followed by Albanian being the most widely spoken languages.

Modes of transport

  • Airport:  Skopje Alexander the Great Airport
  • Road: Bus: JSP Skopje.

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 5 – 10 % of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: ??? 80 - ??? 100
  • Housekeeper: ??? 80 - ??? 100

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: ??? 80 - ??? 100

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Sopiste,
  • Saraj,
  • Aracinovo

Emergency Contact Numbers in Skopje city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: +398 (193/192/194)
  • Airport: +389 2 314 8333 (Skopje Alexander the Great Airport )
  • Hospital: +389 2 309 9500 (Acibadem Sistina Hospital)

Events

  • Balkan Folklore Festival
  • Ohrid Summer Festival
  • Pastrmajlijada Festival

Tourist Attractions

  • Stone Bridge
  • Millennium Cross
  • Museum of the Macedonian Struggle

Theatre & Concerts

  • Dramski Theater
  • Cineplexx
  • Cinematheque of Macedonia

Visit Top Restaurants in Skopje

  • Ristorante da Gino
  • Old Town Brewery
  • Lounge Restaurant Trend & Bistro London

Top Shopping Centers in Skopje

  • Skopje City Mall
  • Shopping Center Ramstore Mall Skopje
  • Capitol Mall

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Museum of the City of Skopje
  • Museum of Macedonia
  • Memorial House of Mother Teresa

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Stuffed Eggplant – Skopski Merak
  • Pizza – Pelister
  • Fish Soup – Gostilnica Dukat

Sports Club

  • FK Vardar – Football
  • FK Metalurg Skopje – Football
  • ŽRK Metalurg – Handball

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: ??? 54.29
  • Taxi: ??? 40.00 (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): ??? 23,712.50
  • Cheap meal: ??? 250.00
  • Gasoline: ??? 63.52 / litre
  • 3 course meal: ??? 1,000.00
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