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Address: Canyon Matka, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
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Half-Day Tour from Skopje: Millennium Cross and Matka Canyon
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Nice views.

Great half day trip from Skopje. Cab from city center cost 500 denars ($8) one way. Very nice views and a relatively easy hike.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Jason S
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Martinshöhe
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Martinshöhe
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Great half day trip from Skopje. Cab from city center cost 500 denars ($8) one way. Very nice views and a relatively easy hike.

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Thank Jason S
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very nice place by the lake, especially at the hot summer days . Watch out week ends is really busy and the coffee there is far from good

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Thank bernandsmith1965
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Worth to see. We took a boat which brought us to the cave. Really nice place to have a long walk in case you don't hire boat.

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Thank Milena K
Copenhagen, Denmark
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Easy hike, and such a wonderful spot. Breathtaking. There is a restaurant on location with a friendly owner. Great lunch with stunning views. Highly recommended half day trip.

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Thank MsRosenkilde
Ankara, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

It was my first visit in a canyon. It was very interesting the view was amazing . while having the trip the owner of the boat told about so many things about the canyon. He had so many interesting stories because he was doing this job for more then 20 years.

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Thank verdal2016
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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3 reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent place for different occasions (for lunch or dinner, for walking, mountain hiking and many other) .

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Thank mitrinovski
Heilbronn, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The nature there was amazing. I highly recommend boat trip there. I could go to the cave with boat. It costs 400 denar but worth to pay.

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Thank alwlfjq
Northampton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a really good day - sunny weather, wonderful silence disturbed only by birds and this fresh air. Really recommend to hiking-lovers.

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Thank Tomasz M
Kiev, Ukraine
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you need a break from the city and love nature - this is the place to go. We didn't go to the lake though (had no time). We had only half a day in the city and chose to come here. It was a little bit colder that we'd like but a very beautiful hike with some great views.... More 

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Skopje is an interesting city but if you want to escape to nature for a little bit, Canyon Matka is the place to be. A short bus ride, my hostel friends and I got directions on how to take public transport out there and it was easy and cheap to do. We simply walked around a bit there, had lunch... More 

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