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Bay of the Bones Museum

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Address: Gradiste, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
Phone Number: 46 26 24 98
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The prehistoric settlements and rakija

You want to visit a museum in open air...so you go to the counter, you give your money and...start talking with the person behind the glass. Everything goes more than friendly and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 23, 2015
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Tremelo, Belgium
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

Really interesting museum and a good way to spend an hour or so in a stunning and relaxing environment.

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 189 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

I had rather high hopes for this site, since the story of the archeological discovery is interesting. Unfortunately, there really isn't much to see here. The museum is all of one room (the attached cafe/gift shop is larger), doesn't display much, and doesn't say much about what little is displayed. The pier village is, essentially, an artist's conjuring of what... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

This is one of the really best museums I have ever visited in my life. The museum is actually in small houses above the water whereyou you go into. You can also pay for diving and see what's under the water. (the real buildings, thaat were used as model for the museum)

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Antalya, Türkiye
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

it is not necessary actualy. if you have more time its will be good option. the one way approximately 1,5 hours by boat. you can make a negotitation with captain for price.

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Tremelo, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2015

You want to visit a museum in open air...so you go to the counter, you give your money and...start talking with the person behind the glass. Everything goes more than friendly and to top it all, he invites you to dring a glass of rakija, at 10.00 a.m. ! Just like that... He tells you where to go and what... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

This is a great location for the travelers to visit. It has little bit of something for everybody. It was archaeological site from settlement on water. It has a diving school in the complex and roman castle. Great location to spent time

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

When I heard of these artefacts which were 1200-700BC and a replica peg settlement I expected more. The displays of artefacts lacked adequate description and it was just one small room. The village itself was interesting for two minutes and then became very monotonous, not to mention the swarms of wasps that plagued most of the houses. As we were... More 

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Bracknell, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2015

There's not an awful lot to do, and there is nothing to read, but the location is ideal. You can just wonder around over the water, look at the houses and if it's the right time of year hear the frogs loudly chattering away. Cafe on site with reasonable prices and a view over the whole place and the lake... More 

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Tuzla, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

we wanted to visit this place for a while and only got a chance last year. we expected something plain and not very exciting and have been positively surprised... the museum is quite small, but the lady there compensated for the lack of items by giving us a great story about the place and history of the houses on the... More 

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Wetherby, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2015

A fascinating reconstruction of a Bronze Age lake village with many interesting artefacts. Very atmospheric and worth a visit.

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Address: Gradiste, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
Phone Number: 46 26 24 98
Location: Europe  >  Republic of Macedonia  >  Southwestern Region  >  Ohrid

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