Viničko Kale

Vinica, North Macedonia

Viničko Kale is an ancient ruin located on the hill above the town of Vinica, North Macedonia. It is located on the left side of the Grdečka River, on a hill about 400 meters above sea level. Viničko Kale was discovered in 1954. In 1978, 5 fragments of terra-cotta icons were discovered in Viničko Kale, which shows that it was inhabited from Neolithic times to the Middle Ages.

In 1978, 5 fragments of terra-cotta icons were discovered in Viničko Kale, which shows that it was inhabited from Neolithic times to the Middle Ages. What makes Vinica especially important are the archaeological findings that have written exceptional pages in the cultural history of these areas. Besides the two antique statues of women without heads, in full size (found near the village of Kalimanci), in the vicinity of Vinica, at the archaeological site Vinicko Kale, discovered are the famous Vinica terracotta icons from the 4th and 6th century. They are unique and are listed in teh series of especially valuable world collections of archaeological findings that open spaces to new and creative scientific theories and researches.

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Founded: 4th century AD
Category: Castles and fortifications in North Macedonia

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Patrick Halx (3 years ago)
Nice there
Sasko Tacevski (3 years ago)
This place discover the oldest "teracota" city, called "Vinicko kale"
Biljana Krstevska-Grozdanova (3 years ago)
A beautiful place with a lot of history, archeology, geogeography and biology ... And the view of the city of Vinica is beautiful ... It is especially nice to sit on the rocks to meditate under the shadows of the big trees and escape the city crowds and coronary pollution ...
Anche Mihov (4 years ago)
Service according to European standards
Antonio Petrov (4 years ago)
Historical place, very important for the orthodox history
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