Makedonium Krusevo

The monument Ilinden (Илинден) also known as Makedonium (Македониум, Macedonium)  is famous monumental complex in Krusevo.

The monument was first presented on 2 August 1974, on the day of the celebration of the thirty first anniversary from the first session of ASNOM and 71 years from the Ilinden Uprising. The Monument Makedonium is work of the artists Jordan and Iskra Grabuloski.
The monument represents the chronology of events related to the Ilinden Uprising. It spans on an area of 12 hectares. The memorial begins with torn chains, followed with Crypt, and continues with picturesque landscape mosaic scene or commonly known as the amphitheater and finally ends with the Dome.




The Dome is located at 1320 meters above sea level and offers a beautiful view on all four sides. From here can be seen the city of Krusevo, the monuments "Meckin Kamen" (Мечкин Камен, transl. Bear Stone), "Sliva" (Слива, transl. Plum) and the 33-meter cross near the Monastery Sv. Preobrazenie (Св. Преображение, Holy Transfiguration). The interior of the dome impresses with the beautiful reliefs,  stained glass and the eternal flame. Here in the dome are also the tomb of Nikola Karev (Никола Карев) and bust of Tose Proeski (Тоше Проески).


The Makedonium is historical and aesthetic monument that marks the fight, insubordination and aspiration of the Macedonian people to create free and independent state.
Where Is Macedonia

Explore Republic of Macedonia

Explore Macedonia

What to visit

Macedonia is an amazing country rich with culture and nature

Places to visit

Active holiday in Macedonia

Discover the real Macedonia - Jeep Tours, Hiking, Biking...

Things To Do

Find on the map

Find the desired location on our interactive map

Map of Macedonia

Explore the various photo galleries from Macedonia

Macedonia Photo Galleries

Videos from Macedonia

Videos from Macedonia

Browse the different types of maps of Republic of Macedonia.

Maps of Macedonia

Rent a Car using the World's Number 1 Online Car Rental Service

Rent a Car in Macedonia

Book the Best Accommodation in Macedonia via

Find the Best Accommodation in Macedonia