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Address: Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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A little pearl

A wonderful little Monastery, just adjacent to the border of Albany. On the coast of the very beautiful Ohrid lake, it is well worth a visit. The drive from Ohrid to the Monastery... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

A wonderful little Monastery, just adjacent to the border of Albany. On the coast of the very beautiful Ohrid lake, it is well worth a visit. The drive from Ohrid to the Monastery is also a part of the experience

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2015

I was touched by Jesus. I have felt the holy Spiritn in this very old monastery. Very close to the springe of Ohrid lake. The beach is crowded and commercial, but the Monastery is amazing. Everybody has to see!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2015

We took a boat from the Ohrid harbor to the Saint Naum Monastery. The ride there is about two hours leaving at 10:00 and returning from there at 3:00. This is plenty of time to visit the monastery, have a nice lunch (picnic or at one of the many restaurants) and if you want, swim. You can also take a... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I went to the monastery by a boat from Ohrid. It took about an hour and the boat ride itself was exciting. The scenery around the monastery is very picturesque and the presence of peacocks moving freely around you - on the ground, on trees, etc. is so charming. Definitely worth seeing. But choose a boat ride, rather than simply... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

The monastery of Sv. Naum is a perfect day trip from Ohrid town. It is a 40 minute drive (in taxi) away although I think buses are available (we couldn't work out the times of them though...) The monastery itself is small and peaceful, save the occasional cooing of the many peacocks that roam the sight. It is located in... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

Amazing and very beautiful place on the other shore of Ohrid Lake with sandy beaches, peacocks, mountain Springs and lovely landscapes - what more can you ask for....

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

Sveit Naum is an interesting historic site on Lake Ohrid. The interior is well worth the small entry fee, but its setting on the lake is what makes it much visited. Nearby are beaches, high (and low) quality souvenir spots and several good restaurants. The source springs for Lake Ohrid are very nearby and can be toured by boat. You... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2015

We were staying in Ohrid and had a car so we drove to saint Naum but I believe you can get a boat from Ohrid around 10am and then returns around 3pm. The gardens are so beautifully maintained with the most glorious peacocks walking around. It was a very hot sunny day when we were there so it was lovely... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2015

If your idea of a monastery includes images of quiet solitude, St. Naum will be at least a little jarring. It's a favorite for the crowds from Ohrid and on any summer day will be hosting hundreds if not thousands of tour groups, sunbathers, swimmers, etc. The setting is stunning, it's interesting to see the spring that feeds Lake Ohrid,... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

First impression, as you arrive at the paved path along the lake with lots of souvenir stalls: is this really anything to do with a monastery? Keep going, past the springs and up to the monastery and church. It is a tenderly kept, heartfelt place. The shrine of St Naum is clearly venerated by many people and the church wraps... More 

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Address: Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
Location: Europe  >  Republic of Macedonia  >  Southwestern Region  >  Ohrid

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