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  • Tourist Information
    Tourist Information
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    Pizza Nemo Frontage
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    What
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  • 1. views

    During our 4 days in Ohrid the light over Lake Ohrid and the old town was always fascinating at around dusk, when the sky was darkening and turning into red colours. A walk along the promenade Kej...

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  • 2. the lake

    Ohrid is located at the Lake Ohrid, which is one of the oldest and deepest lakes in Europe. The lake is situated at a height of 695 m above sea level and it is surrounded by mountains of more than...

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  • 3. architecture

    Among Ohrid's treasures is its UNIQUE ARCHITECTURE. The old two-story houses are tall, with eaves, rectangular wooden windows and massive nailed doors. Many are near the old town section near St....

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  • 4. Tourist Information

    On the square next to the harbor there is a digital Tourist Information Point with touch screen.N41.11269 E20.79915

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  • 5. How to find the objects.

    I have put links to Google Map in my tips to make it easier to find the objects mentioned, when possible to get the right position. The links are marked in...

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  • 6. The Walkway To Heaven ;-)

    That this is one of my favourites will come as no surprise to those that know me. I love just wandering semi-aimlessly, just to find out what's round that next...

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  • 7. Decent Coffee, Cheap Beer And Freebie WiFi

    Havinjg discovered that my apartment's advertised internet connection didn't in fact extend to my ground floor room I found this little place just down the road...

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  • 8. THE BOARDWALK

    Hans and I walked on THE BOARDWALK many times. It's such a beautiful spot, with great views of Lake Ohrid. It's so quiet and peaceful and the water is crystal...

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  • 9. HOTEL ALEKSANDRIJA

    We did not stay at the HOTEL ALEKSANDRIJA but many of our VT Members did. I thought this hotel had THE best location - right on the waterfront on Kosta...

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  • 10. SQUARE ST. KLIMENT

    Undoubtedly, the place where all the action is in Ohrid is SQUARE ST. KLIMENT. Dozens of shops and restaurants can be found here. I just loved to stroll up and...

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  • 11. STATUE OF SAINTS CYRIL & METHODIUS

    Born in Thessaloniki in the 9th century, Saints Cyril & Saint Methodius were two Byzantine Greek brothers, credited with devising the Glagolitic (Cyrillic)...

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  • 12. STATUE OF SAINT CLEMENT

    Ohrid's harbour is dominated by the STATUE OF SAINT CLEMENT the Patron of Ohrid. Saint Clement or Sveti Kliment Ohridski, lived from about 840 to 916 AD and was...

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  • 13. MACEDONIAN DENAR

    The DENAR or plural DENARI is the currency of the Republic of Macedonia.COINS: 1, 2, 5 and 10 denariBANKNOTES:10, 20, 50, 100, 500, 1,000 5,000 and 10,000...

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  • 14. ANCIENT PLANE TREE

    Located near Ali Pasha Mosque and the Fountain and Standing at the crossing of Sveti Kliment Ohridski and Goce Delcev Streets and right in the middle of...

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  • 15. CHURCH OF ST. JOVAN AT KANEO

    Monday, May 23Today we made the trek to Ohrid's iconic Church ST. JOVAN AT KANEO or Sveti Jovan Kaneo. Its beauty is in its location, high on a cliff with...

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  • 16. OHRID - A JEWEL IN MACEDONIA'S CROWN

    Located on the eastern shore of Lake Ohrid, in the Republic of Macedonia, OHRID is the 7th largest city in the country. Ohrid was once known for having 365...

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  • 17. CHURCH OF ST. SOFIA

    One of the most important monuments of Macedonia CHURCH OF ST. SOFIA or Church of Holy Wisdom - circa 11th century - contains art from the middle ages.Located...

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  • 18. Map of Ohrid

    At the website of Villa Rustica, there is a good map of Ohrid.If you right-click on the enlarged map, you can save it to your...

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  • 19. Spirit of Ohrid

    This is a very interesting website about Ohrid with lots of information about the many churches, cultural sites, accomodation, museums, cuisine and events. And...

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  • 20. MY GUIDE AND ME

    This kind lady, her name is Poliksena, was my guide in Ohrid. I've never met her before my visit to Ohrid, but we've become a true friends. We're still in touch...

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  • 21. Tourist signposting

    Tourist signposting in the old town of Ohrid is really good. The signs are bilingual - you have the names written in Macedonian and with Latin letters. They are...

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  • 22. Macedonian food

    Typical Macedonian food is similar to Turkish ann Greek cuisine.The meat has a great role in Macedonian cuisine. Shopska salad - a salad made out of cucumbers,...

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  • 23. And it smells...!

    Ohrid smells wonderful. Really, everywhere attracted my caution like it smelled.I have noticed again and again how good it smells in the town. The many flowers...

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  • 24. Dream for Photographer - The Lake Ohrid

    Observing Lake Ohrid, illuminate by the Sun at any time of the year, one gets the impression that it has just been born, no matter that it came into being...

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  • 25. Dream for Photographer - Lanes and Houses

    Für jemanden mit der Leidenschaft zur Fotografie ist Ohrid ein Traum. Malerische Gassen, Häuser und liebenswerte Details, die Leben besitzen. Details, die etwas...

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