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Phillip II of Macedon

Karpos's Rebellion Square, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
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big one

the lions on the bottom are quite nice. but apart from all the other statues it's all the same... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Gregor M
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Zug, Switzerland
Massive statues

Massive statue to Philip II of Macedonia, father of Alexander the Great. Seems to be part of the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Jan R
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Yateley, United Kingdom
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Karpos's Rebellion Square, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 6 days ago

the lions on the bottom are quite nice. but apart from all the other statues it's all the same.. you will get overwhelmed by the amount of it^^

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Massive statue to Philip II of Macedonia, father of Alexander the Great. Seems to be part of the argument with Greece over the name "Macedonia".

Thank Jan R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are touring central Skopje you will see the 90 meter statue of a standing Warrior facing west across the iconic Stone Bridge gazing at the Equestrian Warrior. To Macedonians there are Phillip II of Macedonai (the Warrior) and Alexander the Great. But to...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This country is full of statues which is related to allegedly macedonian warriors, but some dispute they are greek. The thing is that it is just an amazing country, and full of Palaces and Luxury building, but built in the XXI century...

Thank Alex P
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

This is not the best statue in Skopje. It is oversized and yet again shows male power which is the subject of so many of the statues. It is a pity that a greater variety of monuments haven’t been created in the town. Currently it...More

Thank Sus1952
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Reviewed 16 April 2018

It was a nice statue at the mouth of the Old Bazaar. I don't know enough of Macedonian history to appreciate the value of the statue though.

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Reviewed 19 February 2018

statue very close to the central Makedonija Square in downtown Skopje, Republic of Macedonia, just across the 14th century Kamen Most (Stone Bridge).

Thank Andy P
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

This is the statue of Philip II of Macedon who was the father of Alexander the Great. It faces towards Macedonia Square where the monument to his son is located. It has various sculptures of figures of the era at two levels of the monument...More

Thank Sam L
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

As mentioned in historian book, His statue is pictured as it is with 1 eye is blind. This great King of ancient Greek statue is considered one of the biggest modern build statue of him around the world. This 3 layers statues is actually a...More

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Reviewed 22 December 2017

this is excatly opposite of the his sun sculupture ,they say alexander great gice salut to his father you must see it

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