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Canyon Matka, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Beautiful gorge. Take boat ride to explore cave, and then eat in the restaurant. An hour from Skopje and well worth this excursion.

Thank bettek421
Reviewed 1 week ago

15 minutes trip from the city to see a fantastic gorge and a lake within. Several restaurants, boat trips available.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This beautiful river , like and very nice canyon Matka is a near Skopje .You can walk along the cayon to monasteries ,restaurant/hotel or from there with rent canoe / boat went to the caves.

Thank Voyager580515
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a very interesting and nice river canyon. It was created after the closure of the river by a dam and only a part of it is open to the visitors. You can take a walk along the canyon or take a boat to...More

Thank marekp59
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a near skopje and a great half day or full day trip. Bus 60 from the transport centre, buy a bus card first from the yellow bus office to the right. Takes about an hour to reach the canyon, get off at the...More

Thank SergeiMingaliev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my friends went here for a few hours and went on the 25 minute boat ride (200 denar/person). Gorgeous scenery, nothing like any mountains where I live in Sweden. Definitely recommend a visit, and the boat ride was a faster way of getting...More

Thank Linnea K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a must see tourist attraction place for anyone visiting Skopje in Macedonia and is extremely beautiful with scenic surroundings. Had a very enjoyable outing with friends.

Thank BPB2012
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very close to Skopje, it is a great place to be a part of the nature. The scenery was great as it was autumn. And we took the hiking path for about 1h, I can say that it was much fun! As we walked further,...More

Thank Oguzhan_Uslu
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Going to Matka lake was one of the main reasons to choose Skopje for our autumn escape! It’s definitely a place worth to be explored! Very close to the city. The only problem here is the transportation: bus 60 is supposed to go there, however...More

Thank tsvetle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to get a little out Skopje, go to Matka Canyon. A fun not too strenuous hike. If you don't want hike you can take a boat. Fresh air activity close to the capital.

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6 October 2018|
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Response from Beatriz M | Reviewed this property |
Yes it is reliable, I recommend using the app JPS which is the public transport for Skopje. There you have live tracking of the busses and you will know when it is coming and where. Check online for explanation on how to... More
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25 July 2018|
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Response from Ivana Č | Reviewed this property |
will be very cold water and I do not think you can borrow kayak. but they have a boat trips there aslo..
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11 July 2018|
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Response from Franck156 | Reviewed this property |
Just jump on the bus and ask if you can pay on the the bus. The answer will be no but the driver will let you go with the bus anyhow.
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