Bitola attractions

Top Choice Archaeological Site in Bitola

Heraclea Lyncestis

Located 1km south of central Bitola, Heraclea Lyncestis is among North Macedonia's best archaeological sites, though the neglected state of the on-site museum might make you think otherwise. See the Roman baths, por…
Bazaar in Bitola

Stara Čaršija

Bitola's Stara Čaršija boasted about 3000 clustered artisans' shops in Ottoman times; today, only about 70 different trades are conducted, but it's still an interesting place to wander – particularly as it's got a m…
Historic Site in Bitola

Yeni Mosque & Clock Tower

Bitola's 16th-century Yeni Mosque and 17th-century stone clock tower sit at the top of Širok Sokak, Bitola's main pedestrianised thoroughfare, before the Dragor River and gateway to the Stara Čaršija. Today the site…
Museum in Bitola

Museum of Bitola

Bitola's history museum is a little unkempt but has interesting displays on local archaeology, regional architecture, revolutionary history and the area's role in WWI. There's even a reconstruction of a 19th-century…
Street in Bitola

Širok Sokak

Bitola's Širok Sokak is the city's best-known, most lively street – its multicoloured facades and European honorary consulates attest to the city's Ottoman-era sophistication. Enjoying the cafes here as colourful lo…
Church in Bitola

Church of Sveti Dimitrij

This Orthodox church (1830) has some rich frescoes, ornate lamps and a huge iconostasis. Sometimes weddings are held here and it's worth checking if there's one on before paying the entrance fee, as you won't be abl…