Skopje Aqueduct

Skopje, North Macedonia

The Skopje Aqueduct is the only aqueduct in Macedonia, and one of three largest and well preserved in the former Yugoslavia.

The question of when the Skopje Aqueduct was built is unclear. There are three theories, it may have been built during the reign of Rome (1st century), during the reign of Byzantine Empire (reign of Emperor Justinian I) or during the reign of Ottoman Empire. According to this latest theory the aqueduct was built in the 16th century for the many Turkish public hamams.

This aqueduct was in use until the eighteenth century. Only about 386 meters with 55 arches of this structure of stone and brick remain.

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Skopje, North Macedonia
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Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in North Macedonia

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Zo Kocev (3 years ago)
Nice for picnic...
Aleksandar Dejanović (3 years ago)
Old and beatiful cultural heritage from Roman times,but ruined and among dirty surroundings,it's a big shame for the authorities.
Davchevski Stoile (3 years ago)
Great historical place, but unfortunately ruined and in decay, left at the mercy of the nature
Jordan Kocevski (3 years ago)
The architecture it self deserves 5 stars, but apparently none is taking care of the surroundings... Bad road, garbage...
Mihajlo Risteski (3 years ago)
Interesting place, the view is panoramic, you can see everything. But the most important is the building, very interesting without precise timing of building. Not very clean but still nice place to visit with clean air and without croud.
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