According to legend, Dojrana was a beautiful girl who lived in the place where today is Old Dojran. At that time, there was no lake, but only a water spring placed in a beautiful and fertile valley.
The Museum in Kumanovo (National Institution Museum – Kumanovo / ционална установа Музеј – Куманово) is located in the former villa of the rich industrialist Zivko Stojiljkovic (Живко Стојиљковиќ), built in 1926 with a typical hallmark of the old city architecture.
The “Craft House” (Занаетчиски дом) or Kumanovo "Notre Dame" is the most recognizable landmark of Kumanovo city. It is work of the Russian engineer Vladimir Antonov (Владимир Антонов).
Mariovo is a region located in the central part within the ethnic borders of Macedonia. It occupies the central flow of River Crna (Black) and from all sides is surrounded with spacious mountain ranges:
Photo gallery - pictures taken by Viennese photographer Josef Székely during the 1863 Austro-Hungarian expedition to Macedonia, Northern Albania and Kosovo led by Johann Georg von Hahn.
Ohrid city, Macedonia - photo gallery - In 1909 the millionaire French banker and philanthropist Albert Kahn embarked on an ambitious project to create a color photographic record of, and for, the peoples of the world.