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Address: Canyon Matka, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
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If you are visiting Skopje for more than two days, a trip to Lake Matka is the perfect place. We went there during tourist season. That meant a lot of cars in the canyon, why... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 29, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

If you are visiting Skopje for more than two days, a trip to Lake Matka is the perfect place. We went there during tourist season. That meant a lot of cars in the canyon, why the bus had to drop us a couple of kilometers from the lake. Not to bad, but a bit inconvenient in the heat. The visit... More 

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW via mobile

Marvelous nature, clean river, beautiful mountains. The place is excellent for piknic, or sailing vith both, it has excellent restaurant between the mountains and wather.

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Sutton Coldfield, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

I understand that you can take a bus here, but our Hotel misdirected us. and we were left waiting for ages for a bus which we were later told only ran twice a day. We took a taxi and although it wasn't the cheap travel bargain that a bus might have been, I was so pleased that we made it... More 

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Lodz, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

This place you cant miss. You can go hiking, kayaking, swimming or going for a ride with a speed boat. You can also just sit next to the water and relax or have nice lunch or dinner. Book some more time - even whole day for Lake Matka and get ready for a great day.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

You must visit this place if you like nature, mountain, dam and caves. It is about 30 minutes business from the center. There is a hiking trail that takes you all the way to the dam. It is about 25Km long i believe but you can try a part of it. I suggest you take the small boat to the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2015 NEW

I visited Matka on January, with my boyfriend's macedonian family. It is really a quiet and peaceful paradise. I didn't imagine that Macedonia could be that beautiful. Since it was snowing a lot when I visited, now I can't wait to be back in summer and explore it more!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015 NEW

What a beautiful hidden gem so close to the city. We took a taxi from the centre which cost 500 and considering the distance felt it was good value. The boat ride to the cave is well worth the price 400 per person. The only negative point was there was very little information given! The walk along the canyon is... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2015

Nature at it's own! Beautiful, clean air, fast river, very nice restaurant (a bit expensive). You can walk around the canyon and enjoy the view and beautiful nature. You can go there early in the morning and spend hole day there. Bring some nice food, and drink and enjoy it!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

Really beautiful setting. The boat ride to the cave is a must. It's a lovely place to have a drink and take in the magnificent scenery.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

It,s summer...and where can you go for fresh air ? In the mountains, of course...but in our case, it was a canyon. Matka Canyon. You have 6 km of walking path, a Byzantin church of St. Andrea, small, old and nice, with fading fresco's...a little gem. You can take a trip by boat to admire the stone walls. And you... More 

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

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