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Lake Ohrid

Address: Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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Ranked #2 of 20 Attractions in Ohrid
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors

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Izmir, Turkey
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4 reviews 4 reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 9, 2014

You can smell history..Many Historical Places and cheap town.Breakfast not good and reach at the hotels.You have to be carefull before arrengment..

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Kavala Region, Greece
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 8, 2014

WE had a wonderful 2 days staying in Hotel Maji 1 right on "Lake Ohrid" We drove from Greece into Albania and passed beautiful water falls that streamed down the edge of the road, and then was surprised by the view of the lake. I was amazed at how high up we were .We arrived at our Hotel in the... More 

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San Diego, California
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

A nice bus ride from Skopje and you discover a peaceful unpolluted little town embraced by beautiful mountains. First, the long long walk along the paved road around the lake, stopping over a bridge overlooking small boats, ducks, seagulls and needless to say, crystal clear water with zillions of little fish. You can climb the paved hills thru charming cobbled... More 

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34 reviews 34 reviews
21 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Try to watch the sunset over the hills and you can take great photos. If you are there in summer, you definitely need to swim in it and there are fine beaches nearby. Also there are great bars around it where you enjoy your drink by the lake. Finally, it is a very romantic place for a couple and try... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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34 reviews 34 reviews
10 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 29, 2014

Our family took a long leisurely stroll around the lake and it was so lovely! Be sure to bring some bread with you so you can feed the birds. Beware though, the seagulls tend to swarm if you go to feed just the swans. There are fun vendors to visit around the lake as well as many restaurants.

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Zyrardow, Poland
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14 reviews 14 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Great sweat water. Perfect for swimming. 25 C in August. Cristal clear. Lot of attaractions to see in Ohrid city.

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Brasileia, AC
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33 reviews 33 reviews
21 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

We stayed in Ohrid two nights and after noisy cities it was a big pleasure to enjoy calm and small town. The lake is just amazing, from the rocks u can see stones in transparent water .

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

Just look at the pictures. Also try the paragliding if you can, over the lake its breathtaking. The town is cheap and the people welcoming, great place to stop.

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Lagunitas, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

I think this is a must do if you are in Macedonia. The lake is lovely. The monastery nearby is easy to get to. The ruins and old amphitheater are impressive. I really also enjoyed the fresh food market.

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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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12 attraction reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Have come upon this lake many times from both sides. My favorite approach is driving from Lake Prespa in Albania over the mountains high in the clouds and arriving at Lake Ohrid at sunset. Spectacular.

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