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BEST OF ŠTIP

JEWISH CEMETERY

The first Sephardic Jews arrived in the area that’s now North Macedonia during the Roman period and eventually settled in Skopje, Bitola and Štip. Never a particularly large community, life for Macedonia’s Jewish men, women and children ended in 1943 when, with the exception of a few partisans away fighting at the time, the entire …

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ISAR FORTRESS

4 Makadonska Brigada bb. Perched overlooking the town and the Bregalnica that flows beneath it, the origins of this archaeological site are believed to date back to the period of King Marko of Serbia, who reigned for almost a quarter of a century between 1371 and 1395. Featuring a few surviving high walls and little …

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FORMER BEZISTAN

Old Bazaar. Open hours erratic. Dating from the 16th or the 17th century, Štip’s former bezistan, or covered marketplace, is today a protected building that houses a small art gallery that’s not always open when it should be. To have a look inside when it’s locked, run into one of the neighbouring shops and ask …

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