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AROUND KUMANOVO

ZEBRNJAK MONUMENT

Mlado Nagoričane. High on a remote hill some 10km east of Kumanovo and a few minutes southwest of the village of Mlado Nagoričane stands the Zebrnjak Monument. Originally constructed from granite blocks in 1937 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Battle of Kumanovo during the First Balkan War in which the Ottoman army were …

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ORTHODOX CHURCH OF ST. GEORGE

Staro Nagoričane. This 14th-century beauty in the small village of Staro Nagoričane is famed for the frescoes contained inside, the work of the Greek painters Michael Astrapas and Eutychios. In an ever-worsening condition, funds have been found to renovate them but the work remains to be started.