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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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Quite interesting - not a lot to write home about!

Pretty great place - not a lot to see but good to walk around on a sunny day. The country is beautiful so wherever you go you are sure to be impressed by the vast beauty of the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
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Shipton under Wychwood, United Kingdom
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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Near gradiste beach and camping you can find the bay of bones.It is nice to walk true the park and you can learn something about the lake,to see some artefacts taken from the lake.The bay of bones is an ancient fishing village(it's build abouve the water), and you can see the small ancient houses.You can refresh with beautifull coffe enjouing... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is a reconstruction of an ancient fishing village - each of the huts shows aspects of life in centuries past. There aren't that may huts, but it's reasonably interesting. I cycled from Ohrid to the museum in about an hour. I didn't do any diving, but probably would if I were to go back.

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Mansfield
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Yes, it looks very pretty from the roadside but it did all feel a bit contrived given that it is quite a recent addition to the lake and most of the artefacts are under the water. As a result we didn't actually go in. Probably a nice thing to do if you have young children.

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Shipton under Wychwood, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Pretty great place - not a lot to see but good to walk around on a sunny day. The country is beautiful so wherever you go you are sure to be impressed by the vast beauty of the lake!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Great place to been seen .. We have so much fun and we took some amazing photos ... The coffee shop is great also they have snorkeling

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Museum on Water ”Bay of the Bones”: tourist attraction. Very interesting place to visit. I highly recommend it.

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Only 10 km from Ohrid you will find one of the most beautiful places in the area. I recommend you you to visit. Entrance is 100 denars. It's very cheap. There is a restaurant, diving center and fortress.

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Barcelona
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Interesting to read about on the boards. The little museum should go more into detailed description of the artefacts displayed. Nice location.

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Porto District, Portugal
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I know it's called Bay of Bones, but there aren't almost any bones actually. It is an ancient village built on the lake of Ohrid, and it is quite charming. You can have a picnic on the park. There's also a coffee shop with drinks and ice cream. There's a bus from the center of Ohrid that goes there, but... More 

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Cape Town, South Africa
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We hired a scooter for a couple of days and spent a day meandering along the 30 km road to from Ohrid to the Albanian border, visiting the little villages along the way. We stopped at the Bay of Bones Museum on the water which is about 15 or 20 kilometres from Lake Ohrid. Dating back to between 1200 and... More 

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