Kratovo is a small town in North Macedonia. It is the seat of Kratovo Municipality. It lies on the western slopes of Mount Osogovo at an altitude of 600 meters above sea level. Having a mild and pleasant climate, it is located in the crater of an extinct volcano. It is known for its bridges and towers. The stone town is an area consisting of over 120 naturally formed stone pillars, located in the village of Kuklica, near Kratovo in North Macedonia.
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Everyday at 09:00
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Price for 1 person:
€150 Euro Price for 2 persons:
€85 Euro -per person Price for 3 persons:
€70 Euro -per person Price for 4 persons:
€60 Euro -per person Price for 5 persons:
€55 Euro -per person
Kuklica- Kratovo - Lesnovo Monastery
Tour start with the Valley of Stone Dolls. Welcome to the Macedonian Cappadocia. According to local lore, a man was struggling to choose between two women. Not able to make up his mind, he figured he would marry both on the same day and not tell the other. Unluckily for him, during his morning wedding the second wife came to check out the scene and was horrified watching her husband’s double-crossing nuptials. In a rage, she cursed the whole wedding party and they turned to stone where they stood and created Kuklica.
We continue to drive to Kratovo, that we will have a city sightseeing and visit the following historical sites: the church St. Jovan Pretecha (18th century), the church St. Nikola Chudotvorec (16-18 th century) reviewing the old city architecture, the Clock Tower (14th century), Simkjeva Tower (14th century), the Bazaar Bridge, Argulichki Bridge… Tour continuing to Lesnovo village is located in the vicinity of Probistip, 900-1000 meters above sea level. The village monastery St. Gavril Lesnovski was constructed in 1347 by the ruler Oliver 1st. The monastery is known for its manuscript-writing school and the wood-carved iconostasis from 1811, a work of art performed by the Mijak craftsman.The monastery St. Gavril Lesnovski is one of the most significant and most beautiful medieval and sacral monuments of culture, not only in the Republic of Macedonia, but also worldwide. By end of the tour – lunch in ethno restaurant.
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Visit the Kratovo tour with Kuklica – Stone dolls – unique place and wonderful story about dolls and also visit Lesnovo Monastery and also see some many things from normal life of this region, visit a local pottery shop and by end of the tour – lunch in ethno restaurant.