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Ferdinand's fountain, Dojran

Ferdinand's fountain, Dojran

Coordinates  : 41.194994, 22.687460

Ferdinand's fountain was built by the Bulgarian army during the First World War in 1916. After the war, this monument was neglected and for a long time the fountain was in poor condition. The fountain was recently rebuilt. At this location, a commemorative plaque is also erected in honour of the British soldiers from the 22nd Division who died in the battles around Dojran.


How to get to the fountain:
To reach the Ferdinand fountain and Kala Tepe it takes at least an hour's walk along a dirt road. In summer, the location is accessible for off-road vehicles. The place is suitable for hiking and cycling.


Altitude: start point 212 m, end point 585 m
 

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The Manaki photos

The Manaki photos - The photos are in the property of the National archive of the Republic of Macedonia, department in Bitola. The photos are edited by the Macedonian Centre for photography.

The original photos are in the property of the European association for local democracy – ALDA.  Photographer: Zoran Shekerov

 

 

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