The Archaeological site "Vardar Hill"
is located beside the main road E - 75, near the course of the River Vardar, on the east side of the city of Gevgelia. The site is multi-layered and dates, ranging from the Bronze Age until the establishment of Roman domination in the region. The first settlement dates back to the V century BC. Numerous inventions, materials goods, buildings and objects speak of the development of the settlement in the Vardar Valley, which was probably named Gortinija. The remains of this city of Vardar Hill concentrated mainly on the hill. The findings concluded that the economic and cultural neighborhood with all the powerful features of urban living. During the II and III century BC, on the ruins of the previous settlement was erected another settlement with completely new urbanization. From this settlement were discovered numerous buildings, entire neighborhoods and rich archaeological material. According to the findings, the social order was present in several categories of citizenship, from rich rulers and their palaces housing for the poor people who lived in the suburbs in small buildings. According to archaeologists, the power of the rulers of this period BC coincides with the period of expansion of the Macedonian Empire. The Vardar Hill it can be seen and found in approximately 500 artifacts and coins from almost all Macedonian rulers. In addition, there are discovered rich and moving material including fragmented and whole ceramic vessels. The museum's collection of ceramic vessels are separated coarse and fine, handmade dishes. Fine ceramics characterizes the quality of workmanship and paint containers (monochromatic or matte - staining) and crude, its kitchen use. The southeast side of the hill, found the remains of a necropolis. Life in this city was forcibly stopped somewhere around the middle of the II century BC and was never recovered.
Archaeological finds from the Vardar Hill are kept in museums in Gevgelia and Skopje.