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Археолошки град Скупи/ Archaeological site Scupi

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Scupi is an archaeological site located between Zajchev Rid (Rabbit Hill) and the Vardar River, several kilometers from the city center. The Roman town of Scupi stands out as one among the larger and greater cities from the age of the antiquity in the Balkans.

Why you should visit it

The inception of its urban life may be, tracked back to the beginning of the first century A.D. During the reign of Domitian (81-96 AD) the city was greater with the highest status of a self-governing military colony. It was abandoned in 518 AD after an earthquake completely destroyed the city.

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This archaeological site dates from the first century A.D. It was an bustling metropolis, and is a good stop for anyone that wants to see how life was here in the time of the Roman Empire.
Damjan
Local
September 10, 2018
Great historical place. Don't go in summer when it's too hot
Natalie
Local
February 5, 2018
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