Ohrid Lake & St. John Monastery

Ohrid Lake & St. John Monastery

Visit the town of Ohrid, one of the oldest human settlements in Europe. This is a UNESCO protected site; it has the oldest Slav monastery (St Pantelejmon) and many more remarkable Byzantine sacral objects. The distinctive architecture of the old town makes an excellent  scenery, along with the dominant Robevci house – the museum of Ohrid. Get challenged by the Byzantine sacral mysteries in the impressive XII century cathedral church St. Sofia, St. Mary Perivleptos, the churches and medieval schools build by St. Clement and St. Nahum themselves. Visit the ancient roman theatre, built in I century BC Accidentally discovered and revived again for modern plays and concerts.Get fantastic views of Ohrid Lake from the medieval walls of King Samoil’s Fortress. Treat yourself a tasty trout dish, and by some handmade pearl jewelry for your loved ones.

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  1. I visited St Johns Monastery a long time ago and I think its time to revisit! Thank you for sharing your blog.

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