Skopje Fortress

The Skopje Fortress, commonly referred to as Kale, is a historic fortress located in the old town of , the capital of . It is located in Centar municipality and situated on the highest point in the city overlooking the Vardar River.

Notable Places in the Area

Mustafa Pasha Mosque is an Ottoman-era mosque located in the of , . is situated 210 metres northeast of Skopje Fortress. Photo: Svik, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The Museum of North Macedonia, formerly and still unofficially known as the , is a national institution in and one of the oldest museums in the country. is situated 300 metres northeast of Skopje Fortress. Photo: Oliver the Macedonian1, CC BY 2.0.

The Contemporary Art Museum is one of the largest and most complete national institutions of . is situated 360 metres north of Skopje Fortress. Photo: Wikimedia, CC BY-SA 3.0.

The is a national museum of located in the capital city of . is situated 310 metres south of Skopje Fortress. Photo: Тиверополник, CC BY-SA 3.0.

Localities in the Area

The of , , is the city's historic centre. Photo: Diego Delso, CC BY 3.0.

is the capital and largest city of the Republic of . Photo: Darko Nikolovski, CC BY-SA 3.0.

is the modern commercial and political hub of , capital of . Photo: Dristovski, CC BY-SA 4.0.

Skopje Fortress

42.0008° or 42° 0' 2.9" north
21.4335° or 21° 26' 0.8" east
Open Location Code
267 metres (876 feet)
Open­Street­Map ID
way 474873958
Geo­Names ID
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Also Known As

  • Belarusian: Крэпасць Скоп'е
  • Belarusian: Фартэцыя Скоп'е
  • Bulgarian: Скопско кале
  • Chinese: 史高比耶要塞
  • Croatian: Kale
  • Czech: Kale
  • Dutch: Fort Skopje
  • English: Kale
  • English: Kale Fortress
  • Esperanto: Fortikaĵo de Skopjo
  • Estonian: Skopje kindlus
  • French: Forteresse de Skopje
  • French: forteresse de Skopje
  • Greek: Φρούριο των Σκοπίων
  • Hebrew: מבצר סקופיה
  • Hebrew: מבצר סקופיה קייל
  • Hebrew: מצודת סקופיה
  • Hebrew: מצודת סקופיה קייל
  • Italian: Fortezza di Skopje
  • Japanese: カレ要塞
  • Japanese: スコピエ城塞
  • Latvian: Skopjes cietoksnis
  • Macedonian: Скопско кале (Центар)
  • Persian: قلعه اسکوپیه
  • Polish: Skopsko Kale
  • Polish: Twierdza Skopsko Kale
  • Russian: Замок Скопье
  • Russian: Крепость Скопье
  • Russian: Скопско Кале
  • Serbian: Skopsko kale
  • Serbian: Скопска тврђава
  • Serbian: Скопско кале
  • Serbo-Croatian: Kale
  • Serbo-Croatian: Skopsko kale
  • Spanish: Fortaleza de Skopie
  • Thai: ป้อมปราการสโกเปีย
  • Turkish: Üsküp Kalesi
  • Ukrainian: Фортеця Скоп'є
  • Тврдина Кале

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