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Address: Canyon Matka, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
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One of the sites of Skopje,worth visiting,quiet,and relaxing,you can walk or take a boat trip if you prefer,or you can dive if you are a pro

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 30, 2015
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015 NEW

One of the sites of Skopje,worth visiting,quiet,and relaxing,you can walk or take a boat trip if you prefer,or you can dive if you are a pro

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The Canyon is charming and blissful. Taxi from the centre should cost you around 5E. The walk around the edge is beautiful but quite adventures and the path does not have any information, so keep in mind it is quite far to the other end and at some stage a little challenging so not recommended with children and older people.... More 

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Ada,Vojvodina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2015 NEW

One worth to see! Very unusual city center- old town and a brand new city center! Lots of fountains and statues, bridges, the City museum of the old railway station...

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Newcastle, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015 NEW

This was definitely the highlight our trip to Skopje. The canyons are spectacular. The walk around the edge is beautiful and we found canoeing to be a great option too.

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Bristol
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 24, 2015 NEW

Great canyon to explore. Took a boat to the cave and had it all to ourselves. The landscape is stunning and its not overcrowded with tourists (yet). Would have loved to have had more time to do some long hikes. It's a must see.

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

Super cool place for extreme climbing! There is traditional and sport climbing routes, lake, restoration, Monasteries and nice peoples.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

I tried to walk the full 6 km of the pedestrian path. I made it through several dangerous spots, a few close calls on losing grip with my shoe, and tangling through bushes on overgrown spots. I gave up at the 5 km mark as the path became too overgrown. I recommend walking about 30-40 min (2-3 km) of this... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2015

The Matka canyon & the cave is indeed very beautyful and woth a visit. What you need to know is that if you want to go, it seems that one family has the monopoly of this business. Go early as the place is small and full of people. The boats do not have a schedule, they only go if they... More 

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Pleasures next to city. Nique nature, brethtaking scenes. Go there enjoy it. Report back here :) Cannoying, hiking, caving, kliffclimbing, ...lunch!!

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Skopje Region, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 10, 2015

I am a local, so I've been here a lot of times, but every next time I go I fall in love with it again and again. I have taken many of my foreign friends there and they are just fascinated by it. It is perfect for a field trip during the day, good for walking or just enjoying a... More 

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Address: Address: Canyon Matka, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
Location: Europe  >  Republic of Macedonia  >  Skopje Region  >  Skopje

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