Mountain Peak “Petlec” – cemetery of Dame Gruev

The site Petlet is 12 km far away fromBerovo and 7 km away from the villageRusinovo. At this place, in the heart of the Malesh Mountains, in 1906, the Macedonian revolutionary,visionary and insurgent leader for independent Macedonia Dame Gruev was killed.

In his honor every year, the week before December 23rd, the day of his death in an unequal struggle with the Turkish Asser, a traditional march is organized to the Peak Petlec where he was killed. On that place is build a monument of his remembering.