This is easy to get to by car, not easy to get to by foot, though there is a city bus line that does run past (I saw one go by, just not sure of the number...I think it was in the 20s). There are two parts, each surrounded by fences. The lower part is larger, containing the primary city areas that have been excavated, including the basilica (which was sizable). In this area are also the modern buildings and the collection of Roman tombstones. This is the area where the dogs are, and although I was there on a Saturday afternoon in June, it wasn't open (I saw a man inside the building...caretaker?) You can see a good bit of it from the fence, esp. at the eastern edge, where you're looking down on parts of it. The separate, upper part contains the Roman theater from the 2nd century A.D. Because there is a modern cemetery on the other side of this, the big gate was open and we were able to walk around this part. This was what I found sad because there has been an archaeological dig going on, but it all sat unprotected (and barely protected from the elements). There were a few shards of pottery lying loose on the ground, as well as maybe a dozen skeletons, including a baby's, only half covered by black plastic bags. Please go with strong ethics: do not disturb or remove anything from the site. It can't be worth anything to you but it is part of Skopje's cultural history. It is rare enough of an opportunity to examine ancient skeletons in situ...pretty amazing in a way.
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