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Str. Makarie Frckovski No. 8, Skopje 1000, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

If you are interested in churches, this is a must see. Understated outside. The Ottomans' ruled that churches had be lower than mosques. So this one went underground. Terrific icons. Interesting wood carvings. Magnificant painted ceilings.

Thank Jan R
Reviewed 4 July 2018

The church is maintained as it was build, in a very understated outward appearance. This is because when the Ottoman’s controlled Skopje they allowed the church to be built, but it could not outshine the mosques. So Holy Savior is a one story church with...More

Thank patnjoe2015
Reviewed 22 May 2018

This is a small church, and extremely difficult to find. (Try to track down a hidden courtyard between the Old Bazaar and Kale Fortress. Look for a small wooden door that opens to a courtyard.) . . . . The highlight is the beautiful wood...More

Thank DLee13
Reviewed 3 February 2018

brilliantly beautiful. the wooden carved craftwork skills are so intricate and lovingly done. the painted ceiling is magical. a beautiful church interior.

Thank scott1barden
Reviewed 19 September 2017

the site is near the fortress . the "tour" of the church is about 20 minutes . yes the church is pretty yes the carvings inside are amazing the best part of it was the guide we had :D . small guy gave us a...More

Thank LaciK11
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Situated above the old bazaar and underneath the mosque, this church is a lovely place to contemplate. The church was allowed to have a tower provided it did not exceed the height of the minaret of the nearby mosque. You go down some steep steps...More

Thank dragongeorge
Reviewed 28 July 2017 via mobile

This was difficult to find in the old town but was well worth the effort searching. The courtyard is a nice place to sit and cool down on the hot day we visited. The church is small but very ornate especially with wood carvings. We...More

Thank brenhell
Reviewed 16 July 2017

This is one of the real gems in Skopje. Located on the borders of the Turkish Bazaar, and hides a beautiful hand carved (by local artisans) iconostas which is a must see for art lovers

Thank BabsiIzzy
Reviewed 19 June 2017

Unfortunately i tried to visit the place on a monday and i was told it was closed as it is a museum. But there were two other potential visitors, a macedonian man and his foreign guest. I saw the caretaker carrying a key to open...More

3  Thank fabiofort
Reviewed 1 June 2017

3* only because it was closed Sunday afternoon and Monday. Skopje is a disaster Sunday to Monday! The attendant who spoke very good English explained all the history and how beautiful it was ... and how it was closed on Monday like everything else. But...More

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