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If you are in Prilep -must see this historic place and beautiful view. You have to hike about half... read more

Reviewed September 27, 2018
Gordana56
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Uzice, Serbia
Picturesque and historic hike

You can drive part of the way there, then hike around 1 hour up a fairly steep track to reach the... read more

Reviewed February 11, 2018
fjane84
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Island of Malta, Malta
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Reviewed September 27, 2018

If you are in Prilep -must see this historic place and beautiful view. You have to hike about half hour but I enjoyed.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed February 11, 2018

You can drive part of the way there, then hike around 1 hour up a fairly steep track to reach the historic Marko's towers from the 13th and 14th century. The craggy cliffs are dramatic and the ruins very atmospheric. I recommend researching the history...More

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed January 29, 2018

Excellent hike along well marked trails. Not too difficult. We did the longer hike to the Monastery, about 8 kilometers, and it was well worth the trip. Highly recommended.

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed December 25, 2017 via mobile

We climbed Marko’s Towers mid-summer. Due to heat, the climb was laborious but well worth it. The view across Prilep and the valley is incredible. Exploring the old ruins is also amazing! A must for any visitor to the area.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 31, 2017 via mobile

Great Hiking spot, not many of the locals Come here but you might encounter a shepherd or two with sheep and cows along. Great view all over Prilep Even IF you dont go that high.

Date of experience: July 2017
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Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

Awesome area with lots of old ruins and challenging terrain. We saw two turtles in the area as well.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed July 26, 2016 via mobile

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 region.

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed June 2, 2016

Markovi Kuli is an old very old history place of this region, where the great King MArko had his towers. Markovi Kuli is the remains of this towers of the great very greta Krali MArko

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed May 11, 2016

The tower by itself is not something special, it's the surrounding rocks. The composition of the rocks can not be found elsewhere in the Balkans, the forms look as some animals (elephant, frog). There is a water that comes out from one of the rocks....More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Dijana C
Reviewed March 11, 2016

Climbing and hiking in the Markovi Kuli area are the best things you can do while in Prilep. At the topyou can enjoy beautiful views of the city.

Date of experience: August 2015
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