Markovi Kuli (Marko's Towers), Prilep

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4.7/5 based on 20+ reviews on the web
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  • A great place where you can spend your time alone. For an hour and a half here came only a couple of travelers. In General, all the time that I was there, engaged in contemplation and loss from vanity of vanities. Regretted not took with him something for a picnic. All in all, definitely recommend poât′sâ to the ruins of this fortress.
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  • Awesome area with lots of old ruins and challenging terrain. We saw two turtles in the area as well. 
  • The Markovi Kuli is one pig the most recognizable symbol for the town of Prilep. If you ate newer Prilep is a must thong to do. The view I'd awesome it overlooks the town and the whole Pelagonia regio...  read more »
  • Great place to visit, and opportunity to see part of buildings older than 700 years. There is improvised road that goes up to top of the mountain where is metal cross of 18m and there is best place from where you can see whole town.
  • Awesome...Beautiful :)
  • Markovi Kuli “Markos’s Fortress” Markovi Kuli is an archeological resort on the top of the mountain, close to the town. 30min hike from Varosh village will take you to the ruins of the medieval fortress. The hike is through a strange bare landscape with huge rocks in different shapes. On the beginning is the Stone elephant work of nature. The remains of the fortress look as if they are growing from the huge rocks and there are striking views over Prilep and the surrounding plain. Prilep was the capital of the medieval kingdom of King Volkasin (1350-1375) and his son King Marko (1375-1395). They both tried to stop the progress of the Turkish expansion and are remembered as mythical heroes in the folk tales and songs. After the death of King Marko, Prilep was conquered by the Turks. The remains are named by the national hero Marko Krale who built the medieval fortress in the 14th century.
  • Easy walk (1.7 km), good adventure, even with kids.
  • Amazing place!
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