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Towns in Macedonia

Kruševo

Kruševo (Macedonian: Крушево, Aromanian: Crushuva) also spelt Krushevo, is a town in the Republic of Macedonia. It’s a picturesque mountain town. Situated at an altitude of 1,350 meters (4,400 ft), Krushevo is the highest town in the Republic of Macedonia. Krushevo is known for its…
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Villages and Rural Tourism

Mariovo

Mariovo (Macedonian Cyrillic: Мариово) is a mountainous region in southern Macedonia known for its traditional white costume. The area is somewhat large but since there has been no urban development in these spaces over the past century, the region contains no actual towns, only rustic…
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Greenberg: Archaeological Museum has a phenomenal collection & The Museum of the Macedonian Struggle is brilliant

Stephen Greenberg is Creative Director of Metaphor working exclusively in the cultural and heritage sector, specializing in the planning and design of museums and exhibitions. He is a designer with 40 years’ experience. He has designed numerous highly acclaimed & award-winning exhibitions and master planned &…
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25 remarkable things you did not know about Macedonia

by Hugh Morris  It was 25 years ago today that Macedonia celebrated independence from the failed state of Yugoslavia. To mark the occasion, here are 25 things you did not know about the Balkan country. 1. That’s the ‘Republic of Macedonia’ to you The country…
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Wild, Wacky Skopje (Macedonia)

Skopje is not the most beautiful place we’ve visited. But it might just be the most interesting and weirdest place we’ve ever been. Everywhere we walked we had “WTF?” moments: “there’s a pirate ship in the middle of the river! WTF?”, “look, there’s a London…
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Museums

Memorial House of Mother Teresa

The desire to pay respect to one the most famous person and Nobel Prize winner from Macedonia was accomplished in 2009 with the opening of the Memorial house dedicated to Mother Teresa. On 31 January 2009 the Memorial house of Mother Teresa was formally promoted…
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Museums

Museum of the City of Skopje

The Museum was founded in 1949. The official launch of the Museum was scheduled for 11th October 1951 with the opening of the permanent display, marking the tenth Anniversary of the antifascist uprising in Macedonia. In the period between 1949 and 1952, the Museum was…
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About Macedonia

Republic of Macedonia

Macedonia (Македонија, transliterated: Makedonija), officially the Republic of Macedonia (Република Македонија, transliterated: Republika Makedonija), is a country located on the central Balkan Peninsula in Southeast Europe. It is one of the successor states of the former Yugoslavia, from which it declared independence in 1991. It…