The warrior on a horse is a large statue in the middle of the main square of Macedonia. The bottom of the statue is well decorated surrounded by some water
While I haven't seen many warrior on a horse statues that I recall, this was really one that will be remembered. With a total height of 25 meters it is hard to avoid seeing, and the eight lions standing 2,5 meters tall are also mpressive. They were working in the area when we visited, so the fountain was out of... 更多
This is not just a "Warrior on a Horse". This is Alexander the Great! A true leader in Macedonian history, his statue stands tall in the city square, surrounded by lighted fountains and statues of lions. From this location, you can see a beautiful view of Mount Vodno and the River Vardar. It is also surrounded by restaurants and souvenir... 更多
The whole City Center of Skopje was remodelled into a pseudo-hellenistic past by building a lot of statues and blending buildings with fake historistic fassades. It cost a lot and is not really worth the effort as already now the slapshot building manner shows in cracks and fissures.
The fountain is centrally located and a good point for getting your bearings to other locations. It si a good place to people watch and spend a relaxing time after going around the area. There are also a lot of cafes and resto to choose from for your next meal.
The square around the statue is very live and full of people. I went there both during the day and the night. They play some music and play the dancing fountain. The place is great for couples, families, or even solo travelers. there are some great cafes and restaurants around.
Skopje is a city of statues. Locals dont know exactly, why they have so many statues, but this one is definitely the most beautiful one.