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Lake Matka

Canyon Matka, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
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Ranked #1 of 37 attractions in Skopje
Type: Bodies of Water
Traveler Description: Lake Matka is situated on the northern side of Skopje  in the SARAJ municipality. It is very easy to get to Mataka. Many local buses go to the... more »
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2014

This river Matka was one of the bes places during my stay in Macedonia. if you like to be in nature alone and feel the peace , so this place is your first adress. taking good pic , walking throgh the valley , will be enough to have some rest and relax. one of the hihly recommended places to be... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Visited this with my friend for the day. Lovely walk from the car/bus park to the hotel/restaurant. Beautiful scenery, very peaceful and good facilities. Decided not to walk the whole canyon instead got the 60 minute boat trip and took in the caves. Just perfect.

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Skopje, Karpos, Macedonia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2014

Briliant view, located in the canyon A MUST TO SEE! The meal to order is fich (CARP) a little bit pricey for Macedonian standards but for EU and USA very cheap.

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Bogdanovich, Russia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

It is really relaxing there.We walked and took a lot of beautifull pictires.It is quite fas from skopje but it nice there.If you have the chance, visit it!

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London, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2014

Definitely worth a visit, the water is so still and the gorge is epic. Put your walking boots on and go for a long stroll.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2014

A place that is a must see. Note to the wise, be sure to visit it in spring or summer time. I think that it will look even better

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Pristina, Kosovo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

Canyon Lake Matka is just a must. Beautiful scenes and cosy little hotel with nice restaurant. By the hotel pier you can take a short, one hour, boat trip to see the caves ( 400 din). That's the best way to discover this beautiful area. You can take a hike as well on paths by the lake, there is a... More

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Ljubljana, Slovenia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

If you ever go there, this is a must see thing! It is a unique place created from the nature, with some help from the man :)

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Zurich, Switzerland
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2013

The place is beautiful, also the boat trip to see the caves. I would not really recommend the restaurant. It's very expensive for Macedonia and we ate better all in all the other restaurants we went to in two weeks.

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Hiking, climbing, kayaking, relaxing. breathtaking rocky canyon. Excelent place to free your mind and charge your bateries.

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