Bargala was a Byzantine fortified town constructed between the 4th and 6th century, a period spanning Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium. Today it is an archaeological site and a visitor attraction in the Karbinci Municipality. It is located 20 km northeast of the modern city of Štip on the lower slopes of the Plačkovica mountain. Archaeological excavations have uncovered a basilica, trade quarters, a water tank, a bath, and a fortification system with an impressive main gate and infrastructure.

Gold coins of Emperor Phokas (602-610) are discovered at the locality, as well as 6th and 7th century Slavic pottery.



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Founded: 4th century AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in North Macedonia

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Anton van A (6 months ago)
Pretty good for a non commercial place! Big and open 24hr. Free entrance! You need to be able to walk well to fully explore this place. Very very nice area as well!
Vlatko Gosev (2 years ago)
Exellent place,must visit is locate near Stip.
Chedomir Zafirovski (2 years ago)
Must visit if you are near Stip. Exellent place and nature.
Dejan Radulovic (2 years ago)
Koki Ang (2 years ago)
Great place
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