Stobi

Stobi is a large set of ruins in the Povardarie region of Macedonia.

Understand

Stobi was once the ancient town of Paionia, later conquered by Macedon, and later still incorporated into the Roman province of Macedonia Salutaris. It is on the main road that leads from the Danube to the Aegean Sea and is considered by many to be the most famous archaeological site in the Macedonia. Stobi was built where the Erigon river (Crna) joins the Axios river (Vardar), making it important strategically as a center for both trade and warfare. Today Stobi is in Gradsko, a village with about 3,000 people.

Get in

By train

There is a main motorway very close to Gradsko.

By car

Getting in by car or taxi is probably the best way to get in.

See

Stobi

Historical sites in Stobi include:

Sleep

There is no available accommodation in Stobi and Gradsko village. The nearest options are in nearby Kavadarci (S 15 km), Negotino (SE 15 km) or Veles (NW 25 km).

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