Perhaps less known, but certainly no less important is the fact that Skopje is the birthplace of Agnes Gonxha Bojaxhiu, known worldwide as Mother Teresa. She was born in Skopje at the end of the Ottoman rule in Macedonia. Today's Skopje is a modern, dynamic city, and also the capital of one of the smallest countries in the Balkans. A city with at least 6000 years long history, which today is a wonderful mix of different nations, cultures, and religions. Like some older ladies, In the last 100 years, Skopje went through several facelifts, trying to look younger and more attractive and beautiful. Some of them were successful some not that much. Join this tour and learn more about life in Skopje today, enjoy the magnificent monument and fountain dedicated to Alexander III of Macedonia, hear the sad story of July 26th, and learn more about the early part of the life of one of the world's most famous humanitarians, by visiting the Memorial dedicated to her.
Born in Skopje in the last century, Zoran is a licensed local tour guide and a former high school teacher from Skopje, with years of experience in guiding. Five years ago he founded Free Skopje Walking Tours in order to give the local perspective of the city to its visitors. He loves his hometown with all his heart, which can be seen through the passion with which he guides the tours. Due to his contribution in 2018 and 2019, the Government of the Republic of Macedonia awarded him the award "Best Tourist Guide in Macedonia". His tours are also highly recommended by his guests. Their reviews in a very short period of time made his Free Skopje Walking Tours the best-ranked tour in Skopje on TripAdvisor. Join him to learn more about this hidden gem of Europe in a fun and interesting way.
Get ready for something special. We’re travelling to Skopje with no passport, no plane ticket and no luggage. And yet you’ll experience all the sights, sounds and stories with just your laptop, favorite snack and an amazing content creator.
The tour will last about 45 mins and will be live-streamed by your content creator directly from Skopje. Forget about slideshows or pre-recorded videos, this is a live broadcast and anything can happen!
While on the tour you’ll be able to see a full screen video of your content creator and their surroundings, interact with them and other travellers through the live chat, see where you are in the world on a map and show your appreciation with a tip.
We are running these tours on a tip-supported basis to make them as accessible as possible. They are free to join, but you have the option to leave a tip during the tour.
The majority of your tip goes directly to support the channel, while the rest helps Heygo continue to build a place that brings the world closer together.
Reserve your spot by selecting a time to book. Once done, you’ll be able to see your reservations on your Trips page and we’ll send you an email confirmation with a link to join the tour.
For the best viewing experience, please join on a computer using Google Chrome.
24 September 2021
21 September 2021
Really lovely tour around the city and learning so much more about Macedonia and Mother Teresa. Thank you
28 June 2021
This was my first tour to Skopje, and I loved it! Zoran is an excellent guide, informative, friendly, and responsive to the chat. Skopje is a lovely city and I look forward to booking more tours there.
28 June 2021
An excellent tour. So much interesting information from a very engaging guide. Thank you Zoran for another great experience!
26 May 2021
Interesting tour. Thank you.