FYR Macedonia, East region

Church of St. Georgi, Bargala

FYR Macedonia, East region
GPS: 41° 47′ 50″ N, 22° 17′ 26″ E
41.797222, 22.290556

The fortified town has an irregular rectangular shape (250 m. length and 150-180 m. width) covering an area of 4.68 hectares within the frames of the city walls. Read more

St. Georgi is a Macedonian Orthodox Christian church temple located near the village Kozjak, Stip, next to the archaeological site Bargala.

It is one of the oldest churches in Macedonia from the early medieval period, which is fully preserved. It is built in the 9th and 10th century and it is mentioned as a parish center within the Morodviskata bishopric. There is a three-layer fresco on the walls. The last layer dates from 12th to 14th century and there are old Slavonic graffiti preserved from the oldest layer.