"A short glimpse at Bitola." Top 5 Page for this destination Bitola by JLBG
Bitola Travel Guide: 244 reviews and 1,051 photos
Bitola has for long been so famous for it’s monastery that it gave it her name in several languages : Monastiri in Greek, borrowed both by the Ottomans and the Albanians as Manastir. The name Bitola used in Macedonian comes from the ancient Slavic “obitel” with the same meaning. Other Slavic languages use closely related names such as Bitolj, Bitolya and others.
Bitola is a large city (100,000) that might have been the capital of Macedonia but Tito chose Skopje instead though, at that time, much smaller.
We arrived in Bitola at 6 PM, may 16th, coming from Korcë, Albania, and spent only one evening in that charming town. Sorry Valentina and Vters that will be in town the following week but I had to be back home on May 22nd and could not meet any of you !
I am not going to build a full page out of such a short visit but to give a few glimpses. I know I have missed a lot of places (the bazaar, etc) I will have to come back !
We did not go to the Hotel but to the restaurant of the hotel. It looked a bit formal but finally nice. We had... more travel advice
We found this small hotel by pure chance. The room was 45 € and very comfortable. We had planned to have dinner in the... more travel advice
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