Dame Gruev Monument in Smilevo village, Demir Hisar Municipality, Macedonia

Dame Gruev Memorial Park in Smilevo, Demir Hisar Municipality


Smilevo village is the birthplace of the Macedonian national hero Dame Gruev – one of the founders of IMRO (Internal Macedonian Revolutionary Organization – Macedonian: ВМРО).

The memorial park dedicated to Dame Gruev was built in 1963.
On the occasion of 100 years of the Ilinden Uprising in 2003, a memorial museum was built, consisting of the several thematic entities and on the hill above the village.

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