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Lake Ohrid

Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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Ranked #2 of 18 Attractions in Ohrid
Type: Bodies of Water
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LARISSA
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28 reviews 28 reviews
12 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014 NEW

Lake Ohrid is the best lake in thw balkans, Its waters are clean and you can swim. Depth almost 300 metres. Around, there are almost 350 byzantine churches, the tsar Samuel fortress on the top of the hill. It is very clean all around the town and the promenade is a pleasant experience. There are statues, plants and flowers everywhere.... More

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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014 NEW

Simply beautiful! This ancient lake, literally millions of years old, has mountains on every side. One of the great ecological reserves in Europe, the lake has clear water you can drink and is wonderful to bathe in, even in September. You can see the springs feeding the lake at St Naum and the lake pouring out the other end into... More

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Sydney, Australia
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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Ohrid is one of the most beautiful places in the world to me and I have been to many parts of the world. It is as close to my heart as my birthplace Sydney. I have visited Lake Ohrid, the churches, waterfront shops, restaurants and all the surrounds a number of times. I am fortunate to know lovely people who... More

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Hoorn, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

We had a boat trip on the lake. Very pleasant. Swam near St. Naum and on the middle of the lake. Very clean water, temperature acceptable in july.

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Litija, Slovenia
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

Great place, we stayed only for a day on the way back from Greece. Definitely a place I want to come back

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New York
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209 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2014

Lake Ohrid is the reason for coming to Ohrid! And it is as spectacular as you hear and read about. And if you come in late Sept early Oct when the crowds have gone and the weather is still perfect, you will have the entire Lake almost to your self. There will be simple, polite boatmen wanting to ferry you... More

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2014

Lake Ohrid is such a beautiful part of Macedonia. September was a lovely time to visit. The traditional food is so fresh and delicious and so cheap especially when you come from afar as Australia. The boat ride to Sveti Naum was a highlight. Staying in the old town was amazing.

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Aveiro, Aveiro, Portugal
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 8, 2014

The views are great, as well as the food. People are nice. If you're into trekking, this is a "must go" for sure.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2014

very nice with crystal clear water and warm in the summer. other then rest lakes i have seen before. The pearls are not genuine not from oysters, they are made artificial

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Spalding, United Kingdom
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21 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

This is the most beautiful Lake I have ever seen, it's so big it's unreal and has beaches like at the seaside, the water is crystal clear and warm, I hired a jet ski there and I loved it plus we took a normal boat trip. The little town is so beautiful and well kept, all the shops sell pearls... More

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