FYR Macedonia, East region

Medieval Towers, Kochani

FYR Macedonia, East region
GPS: 41.923398, 22.412067

The Medieval towers were built in Kocani in the second half of the 17th century, when the city was under Ottoman administration.
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The orient architecture had an influence in the construction.

According to today's findings, in Kocani three towers were built, two of which are located in the city, situated on both banks of the river Kocanska, while the third is located in the village of Dolni Polog. They were bey towers, which can be used for living. In fact, the residential towers have defensive function, and one was used as a watch tower.