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.

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Philip II of Macedon was the king of the kingdom of Macedon from 359 BC until his assassination in 336 BC.

Mustafa Pasha Mosque is an Ottoman-era mosque located in the of , .

Olympias was the daughter of king Neoptolemus I of Epirus, the sister of Alexander I of Epirus, the fourth wife of Philip II, the king of the ancient Greek kingdom of Macedonia and the mother of Alexander the Great.

The Old Bazaar is a bazaar located in , , situated on the eastern bank of the Vardar River, stretching from the Stone Bridge to the Bit-Pazar and from the to the Serava river.

Gjergj Kastrioti, known as Skanderbeg, was an Albanian nobleman and military commander who led a rebellion against the Ottoman Empire in what is today , , , and .

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Zlokuḱani is a village in the municipality of , Republic of Macedonia.

Dolno Nerezi is a neighbourhood in the , Macedonia, administered by the .

Vlae is a neighbourhood in the , Macedonia, administered by the .

Madžari is a neighbourhood in the , North Macedonia, administered by the Gazi Baba Municipality.

Gorno Lisiče is a neighbourhood in the , North Macedonia, administered by the Aerodrom Municipality.

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