According to one story, Ahmed Niyazi Bey one of the leaders of Young Turk Revolution, after receiving a postcard of Versailles, also wanted to have a French-style estate.
Smilevo village is the birthplace of the Macedonian national hero Dame Gruev - one of the founders of IMRO (Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization – Macedonian: ВМРО).
Slave Makedonski (Славе Македонски, Slave from Macedonia (Slave – name in Macedonia)) is Neolithic skeleton found on the archaeological site Grncarica near the village Krupiste.
Grncarica is archaeological site near the village Krupiste. It is early Neolithic settlement and also the oldest site in Southeast Europe.