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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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interesting and looking definitely nice

It is worth to visit just to image how people used to live thousands years ago. The view is really nice, in a sense romantic, as there were a lot of just - married - couples... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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Lublin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

It is worth to visit just to image how people used to live thousands years ago. The view is really nice, in a sense romantic, as there were a lot of just - married - couples taking picture there.. I would expect little more information about this place as the one provided in this small museum was not sufficient.

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Skopje
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2015 NEW

The place represents a reconstruction of a settlement from the Iron and Bronze ages (dating back between 1200 and 700 BC), which in the past was spreading at a total surface of 8.500 m2. The entry ticket cost less than 2 euros. In the museum you can see original artefacts that was found underwater. You can also enjoy a cup... More 

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

It is interesting to get a glimpse into how people lived on the lake around 3 millennia ago. Both our children enjoyed the museum.

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Athens, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

its a nice work and you can spend some time there. ticket is 100 denars and you have to walk 5 minutes to get down the bay. they 've done a nice work with the representation of the prehistoric village and you can stop there when you are returning from st Naum church to Ohrid.

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Kuala Lumpur, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

One of best preserved historical site I have seened. You have a good understanding how the ancient community lived cohesively and defend themselves. So enlightening and I would recommend that's this is a place not to be missed in Ohrid, Macedonia!

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Pelhrimov, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

we visited this museum on our journey from St Naum back to Ohrid and must say that it is not worth a special trip. The most positive thing was the friendly person selling tickets (100 denars per person). The exhibition itself /in one room) is rather small and not giving much information. The houses on the water are all alike... More 

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Kumanovo, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2015

The Bay of Bones is recreated village on wooden platform on the base of evidence and remains found on the lake’s bottom. It represent how life of ancient people looked liked centuries ago. The interior of the 24 prehistoric huts with animal’s skins, the furniture and tools portraits the main occupation of people fishing and hunting . It is very... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015

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

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Columbia, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 190 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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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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