3 days in Polog

3 Days

3 days in Polog in which you can enjoy the local nature as well as cultural and historical monuments.

Accommodation Info

Hotel Skardus – Acomodation

Hotel Skardus – Acomodation

Hotel Skardus – Acomodation

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Day 1

Sharr Express Rent A Car

Skopje
Skopje, North Macedonia

Sharr Express Rent A Car in Skopje offers a large selection of rental cars in different classes and at reasonable prices. To avoid any unpredictable circumstances, speak to the specialists at Booking Car-Europe.com. North Macedonia is well known for its sights and natural beauty, all of which can be easily explored in your hire car from Shara Express Rent A Car in Skopje. Dacia Sandero or similar ECONOM: € 42.25 price for 3 days https://www.sharrexpress.com/

Hotel Skardus – Acomodation

Popova Sapka - Tetovo
Tetovo, North Macedonia

Hotel Skardus – Acomodation In summer we offer full bord (Bed+Breakfest+Lunch+Diner) Price per person: 52 e

Day 2

Hotel Skardus – Acomodation

Popova Sapka - Tetovo
Tetovo, North Macedonia

Hotel Skardus – Acomodation In summer we offer full bord (Bed+Breakfest+Lunch+Diner) Price per person: 52 e

One day hiking tours - Valley of Leshnica

Popova Sapka - Tetovo
Tetovo, North Macedonia

One-day hiking tours (Valley of Leshnica) Location: Valley of Leshnica Trail: Village of Bozovca- Valley of Leshnica 1480m Distance: 17 km (roundtrip) Difficulty level: Moderate Proper equipment: No any professional items, just a proper way of mountain hardware…

Day 3

Painted Mosque

Braka Milladinovi, Tetovo 1220
Tetovo, North Macedonia

The Painted Mosque is definetely the most remarkable landmark of Tetovo and North Macedonia in general. According to some researchers the building dates back to 1495, and according to others, to 1564. This religious building is unique in its beaty and is placed in the anthologies of Ismalic architecture. Credited for the unique and vividly painted ornaments are experienced craftsmen from Debar. On the east, north and south front of the building there are vertically are vertically arranged rectangular forms in fresco technique, and the south side facing the main road to Gostivar is particularly impressive. Particular attention is drawn to the representation of Mecca, which is a rare and probably the only example of an artistic representation of this sanctuary on the territory of Southeast Europe. The interior wall decoration, the colorful geometric and herbal ornaments and the paintings on the exterior walls of the Painted Mosque contain the characteristics of Turkish traditional decoration, and when you visit it, you are immediately struck by the architectural splendor of the once powerful Ottoman Empire.

Mehmet Bey's Hospice

Tetovo
Tetovo, North Macedonia

Mehmet Bey's Hospice, dating from the first half of the XIX century, has a full dwelling content and belongs to the "Paloši" family and is known as the Hospice (Konak) of Mehmet Bay. Located in the center of the city, this building presents an imressive monumental complex, together with the Painted Mosque, Čifte Hamam and the Paša's Bridge over the Škumbin River. The architecture of the civic dwellings in oriental style, materialized by the local craftmen, is part of the peoples activities. The residential function in the full sense of meeting the needs of residence, sleeping, eating, and other basic functions of citezenship.

Gunner's Bridge

Tetovo
Tetovo, North Macedonia

In the absence of written documents, the exact time of construction of the Gunner's Bridge is not known. Based on the construction technique and its appearance it is assumed to have been built at the end of the 15th or early 16th century. The technique of this bridge is perfect. The arches are made of stone blocks, the joints between the stones are of molten lead. The bridge is 60 cm high and 20 cm wide with stone blocks fixed to the feet with metal pins. It has a semicircle with sufficient space. It is built by local craftsmen of stone (tufa) and is very well made. This bridge is still operational and connects both sides of the city.

Explore Tetovo Fortress

Tetovo
Tetovo, North Macedonia

The Tetovo Fortress is located on the top of the Baltepe, at an altitude of 803 m above see level, 220-250 m high and at an area of 108,000 square meters. The builders stipulated the strategic position because from the fortress, the bigger part of the Polog Valley can be controled. The Tetovo Fortress was built in 1820 by Abdurrahman Pasha. It is said that the beginning of the construction was done by Abdurrahman Pasha's father, Rexhep Pasha, and that the construction took nearly 20 years. Abdurrahman Pasha did not finish his construction. This cultural monumentis a rare beauty of the past. Its composition is complex. The interior is comprised of 5 sarays, large kitchens, baths and well in the middle of the fortress. Visible influence of Ottoman architecture appears. During the various wars it was damaged many times.

Visit Čifte Hamam

Tetovo
Tetovo, North Macedonia

The Čifte Hamam in Tetovo was built in the 16th century and is located on the left bank of the Pena River, opposite the Painted Mosque. The Čifte Hamam as a classical building fo the oriental Albanian-Islamic architecture was built at a convinient place for the inhabitants of that time, at the junction that connects the city of Tetovo with the other settlements in Polog. Today, this building has the function of an art gallery.

Traditional cuisine at restaurant ‘’Dubrovnik’’

Jane Sandanski, 116 Tetovo
Tetovo, North Macedonia

The restaurant "Dubrovnik" has an excellent cuisine that includes preparation of various specialties. Our capacity is suitable for welcoming tourist groups, organizing family celebrations and the like. In addition to the guest lounge, the restaurant has its own car park, seating area as well as a separate children's area. We offer lunch for 4 persons (veal specialty, salad, 2 drinks and dessert)

Hotel Skardus – Acomodation

Popova Sapka - Tetovo
Tetovo, North Macedonia

Hotel Skardus – Acomodation In summer we offer full bord (Bed+Breakfest+Lunch+Diner) Price per person: 52 e

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