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Lake Matka

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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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Beautiful Nature

Beautiful Nature, lake is a nice sight, you can sit down and have a bite at the restaurant besides the lake (a bit pricey). The church is also nice to see, and there is one on... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 days ago
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful Nature, lake is a nice sight, you can sit down and have a bite at the restaurant besides the lake (a bit pricey). The church is also nice to see, and there is one on the other side of the lake up in the mountain. p.s. Don't miss out on the caves

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Lake Matka is wonderful place where you can rest your self and enjoy in beautiful mountains around him and drink and eat in the restoran

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Awesome view, great fun, great restaurants, joyfull moments. 10/10 worth your time. Perfect for family visits.

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Istanbul, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I visited the canyon in winter. It was a little cold but magnificent. Never miss the visit. It's better to rent a taxi . We paid 800 dinars for the round trip plus the driver waited us two hours . Great experience...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely stunning!!! loved Matka Canyon, it has a beautiful restaurant nearby where you can sit amongst the flowers and enjoy the ambience before hiking. So many things to do and the view is stunning!

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited this site today. Paid a taxi driver to take us out and it cost €35 return back to the city square. The drive is about 35mins. The views of the canyon and mountains are amazing. Some beautiful pictures to be taken. There weren't so many tourists as I guess it's Christmas time so it wasn't very busy which was... More 

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

nice landscape, sightseeing ,..fresh air, interesting possibilities for those who want to visit famous caves. also good restaurant for having lunch, good service.

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Thank Divna K
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The silence of the place, color of the water, sweet restaurant and cafe, good weather (in September), nice decorations with boats... It was an amazing experience. I'll visit there one more time for sure.

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Konya, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2016

Very nice green area,clean air ,quite ,if you want you may rent boat to go on the river till the cave ,or you may rent canoe.ın summer especially best place to freshen up.If you like to walk ythere is a nice walkway near by the river ,more than 1 hour to reach to the end,But the cave is in the... More 

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 14, 2016

The lake Matka is the end of the Canyon Matka where river Treska flows. It's an artificial lake which ends up with the dам and hydro-central. You'll need 20 min car ride from city center in direction to Ohrid and Tetovo, turn left over the bridge at exit from Skopje toward Saraj and follow the road till you get to... More 

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