Ohrid city tour

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Ohrid city tour
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Route: Ohrid
Duration: 3 h
The ancient city of Ohrid, also called: Slavic Jerusalem, situated along the coast of the magnificent Lake Ohrid,is undoubtedly the most beautiful and attractive Macedonian town, a pearl of old architecture and treasury of valuable cultural and historical monuments under complete UNESCO’s protection. It exist for about 2500 years and its ancient name was Lichnidos, which was use to refer to the settlement of Ohrid and, lake. The first Slavic University was founded right here by St. Clement and St. Naum in the area called Plaoshnik. There were 365 churches and monasteries in the Ohrid surrounding, one for each day of the year. From the main square we continue to the old part of the city, view church St Bogorodica Hospitality and St. Nikola Hospitality, continue to the House of Robevi Family, where we can see golden funeral mask. Church St. Sofia is one of the largest medieval churches in Macedonia and for long time it is cathedral church of the Ohrid Archbishopric. In this church, is the biggest fresco painting from XI century. Ohrid as a rich town must have a theatre. Accidently discovered and renovated this theatre from 2 century B.C.Now is a stage of famous Ohrid Summer. One of the best frescos in Macedonia and Balkan, we can see in this church built in 1295. Also, we will visit Icon Gallery, which is the oldest one from XI century. It is one of the richest icon gallery in the world. On the top of the hill, like a crown above the city is Samuel Fortress, from where you can take a view at the town and surrounding, and you can see the whole lake. From there we walk down to Plaosnik at the crossroads of civilizations on Ohrid Hill. Visit the burial place of St. Kliment, and the newly reconstructed church of St. Pantelejmon. End of the walking tour will be at the church of St. Jovan Kaneo, one of Ohrid’s landmarks.
Price: per person
Price: 45.00 EUR
Countries: North Macedonia

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