Introducing Ohrid

Ohrid is a city in south-west part of Macedonia on she shores of the Ohrid Lake. Ohrid is one of 28 cities on the world that are part of UNESCO, as well as the Ohrid Lake. It has 365 churches for each day of the year. It is also know as the "Jerusalem of the Balkans". The streets of Ohrid are filled with traditional restaurants and cafes located on very shores of the Ohrid Lake. One of the best tourist attraction on the Balkans filled with beautiful churches, historic monuments and medieval Castle on top of the city.Top three churches in the Ohrid are Church of St. Sophia, Church of St. Panteleimon and Church of St. John of Caneo, as well as the Monastery of St. Naum. The Monetary was established in 905 AD by St. Naum who was the disciple of St. Cyril and Methodius and the creator of the Cyrillic Alphabet. Perfect place to go sightseeing, relax and enjoy.

Written on 08/20/2017 - 05:00 by Shawn Black

Last modified on 08/20/2017 - 05:01

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Bay of the Bones Bay of the Bones is reconstructed prehistoric settlement dating back to the 12th – 7th centuries BC, it is set onto a platform supported by wooden stakes. It is a new-open museum on water, there are exhibited the relicts of the wooden settlement found in water, there is a diving...
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Monastery Saint Naum of Ohrid The monastery was built on a high cliff above Lake Ohrid on the ultimate south point in a place with rare natural beauty. This monastery is one of the most significant spiritual monuments of medieval Macedonian past. Building of this monastery is connected to the name...
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Lake Ohrid is the deepest lake of the Balkans, with a maximum depth of 288 m (940 ft) and a mean depth of 155 m (508 ft). It covers an area of 358 km² (138 sq mi), containing an estimated 55.4 km³ of water. It is 30.4 km long by 14.8 km wide at its maximum extent with a shoreline length of 87.53 km...

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