At night the world's largest cross shines down over the city. Construction began in 2002 and was funded by the Macedonian Orthodox Church as a memorial to the 2 000 years of Christianity
Scopje 2014: Macedonian capital gets a more monumental appearance favoring the classic over 20th century modernism
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One of the most popular of the capital city's new classic sculptures. A program by the national Culture Ministry to revamp of the capital called Skopje 2014. However some statues are controversial in a culture which takes the past very seriously.
2 km northwest from central Skopje Macedonia in use until the eighteenth century