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Old Bazaar in Prilep (Стара чаршија во Прилеп)

The city of Prilep or King Marko city has many landmarks that can be proud of. One of those landmarks is the Old Bazaar.

The Bazaar in Prilep has evolved since the creation of the city, but previously the Bazaar was called Prilep market, and on that market people traded with various goods and food products. Also great importance in the Prilep market had shops from which villagers bought supplies for longer period of time like food and other necessary items.
The Old Bazaar in Prilep represents an urban complex, which has its biggest rise in a second half of XVIII century and early XIX century, time when the city of Prilep was widespread trade and craft town.
In the second half of XIX, after a series of fires that struck the old bazaar in 1854, 1866 and 1873 economic and trading power of the old bazaar declined.
Today’s look the old bazaar got in the second half of XIX century.
With the development of technology, some parts in the old bazaar in Prilep changed or modernized, and only some of the old trades still exist.

From Prilep – city of Marko Krale
From Prilep – city of Marko Krale