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History of Bitola

The oldest remnants of human life in the Pelagonia valley date back to the Neolithic period, with the oldest representative of the Velushina-Porod culture dating back to the late Neolithic.

The former court and today’s Music School – Bitola then and...

Bitola then and now. Old photo - a group of citizens waiting in front of the court that was housed in the building of...

Bitola Chinar (Plane Tree) on a postcard from 1917/18 – Bitola...

The Bitola Chinar tree on a postcard from 1917/18 during the First World War, compared to the same location in 2017. Namely, this is...

Bulgarian captives in Bitola during the First World War – Bitola...

Bulgarian captives after the capture of Bitola by the Entente armies on November 18 1916. Location - former Division. Compared to the same location photographed...

Russian soldiers in Bitola during the First World War – Bitola...

Russian soldiers in Bitola pay their respects in front of the monument of Alexander Arkadievich Rostkovsky, a Russian consul who was killed in Bitola...

Part of “Pekmez” Bazaar during the First World War – Bitola...

Around the Clock Tower until the mid-20th century there was the so-called Pekmez Bazaar. Some of the buildings that were in the immediate vicinity of...

Bitola then and now – view from “Lensky” Bridge

View from "Lensky" Bridge to the east along the River Dragor. Comparison of old photo from 1916-18 and new one from 2017 taken from...

Krstoar Monastery near Bitola – then and now

In the archives of the French army that was stationed in Bitola and its surroundings during the First World War, many photos can be...

Dragor River compared in 1916/17- 2017 – Bitola then and now

Bitola - then and now. Old photograph from 1916-17. View toward Ishak Mosque and the "Division" - an administrative building that was used since...

Besim Pasha Mosque – 1916 – on this location today is...

Old photo - Besim Pasha mosque on a postcard from 1916 - during the First World War. At this place today there is the...