Mustafa Pasha Mosque

Mustafa Pasha Mosque was built in 1492, according to the testament of the vizier Mustafa Pasha. The building of the mosque is a typical of the early Ottoman architecture. Originally, the complex comprised a türbe (tomb), a shadirvan (fountain), a minaret and a madrasa (school).

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Church of the Ascension of Jesus

The Church of the Ascension of Jesus was built in the late 17th or early 18th century, after the huge fire that destroyed the town in 1689. The church received its present appearance after extensive restorations in the 19th century. The church is known for its enclosed courtyard where the tomb of the Bulgarian nationalist hero Gotse Delchev (1872-1903) is located.

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Sultan Murad Mosque

Sultan Murad's Mosque is an Ottoman mosque built in 1436. It was named after Sultan Murat II (1421-1444) but is sometimes simply called "Hunkar Mosque" ("Imperial Mosque") or "Clock Mosque" because of its proximity to the Clock Tower in Skopje. The site originally formed a complex with a madrasah and an imaret, which is now in ruins.

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Church of St. Demetrius

The church of St. Dimitri was built in the 18th century on the remains of a 16th-century church. The present building owes its present appearance to the renovations and extensions carried out between 1886 and 1894. Its bell tower dates from 1908. From the 18th to the middle of the 19th century, the church was also the Cathedral of Skopje, before the construction of the Church of the Nativity of the Virgin Mary.