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Bring a guide

This place has great history, but you can't read anywhere, you should bring a guide or someone who... read more

Reviewed 26 November 2016
AnetaSmile
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Gothenburg, Sweden
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Macedonia history

A memorial to fallen Macedonians in their pursuit to end the rule of the Ottoman Empire. It's in a... read more

Reviewed 16 November 2016
Sarah S
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Krusevo, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 26 January 2018 via mobile

Meckin Kamen is a monument built in honor of Pitu Guli, who fought bravely for the town and died in the battle with the Ottoman Turks after they entered the surroundings of the town.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank goranmitov
Reviewed 18 July 2017 via mobile

Beautiful and hisyorical place. Safe place goood to visit with family and kids, easy access by car or walking. Unfortunately theris some trash left by the visitors but the place and monument are cool.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Simone G
Reviewed 14 December 2016

The Battle of Mečkin Kamen occurred on the hill of Mečkin Kamen ("Bear Stone"), a few kilometres from the town of Kruševo in present-day Macedonia, on 2-3 August 1903. It was part of the Ilinden-Preobraženie uprising led by the Internal Macedonian-Adrianople Revolutionary Organisation (IMARO or...More

Date of experience: November 2016
1  Thank Boban S
Reviewed 26 November 2016 via mobile

This place has great history, but you can't read anywhere, you should bring a guide or someone who knows the history. If going here on August you can possibly see paragliders on your way up.

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank AnetaSmile
Reviewed 16 November 2016

A memorial to fallen Macedonians in their pursuit to end the rule of the Ottoman Empire. It's in a lovely park outside of Krusevo nice for walking and picnicking.

Date of experience: December 2015
1  Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 25 October 2016

Bear's Stone Monument is a famous place from the macedonian history. Here you can hear a great legend about this place and have so many great outdoors activities

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank Silvana J
Reviewed 7 September 2016 via mobile

On the way to the monument there is paragliding place where you can see lots of people taking off with their paragliders. The kids loved it ,it was good fun watching.The monument is on a good location for a picnic and positive thing is that...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Marina M
Reviewed 10 May 2016

The story of the Revolt that this statue commemorates is not to be missed. The area of the statue , provides an excellent place for a picnic.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank thomasaaston
Reviewed 20 August 2015

A wonderful monument and a reminder of the 10 day independence of Krusevo. Particularly interesting to visit during the celebrations of Ilinden which take place on 2nd August next to the statue.

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank FrenchTraveller001
Reviewed 9 December 2013

2nd AUGUST is the day you should visit this place. You will feel as being part of another time. Take your camera with you. If you like history, this is the day for visiting this place.

Date of experience: August 2013
Thank summerspot
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