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Tsar Samuel's Fortress

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Address: Braka Miladinovtsi st, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
Phone Number: 38946266670
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Amazing View of Lake

Really cheep tickets to get in. Place has nice towers and amazing view of Ohrid lake. It is nice place to take pictures. You can see complete town from hire. Downside is that... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 days ago
balrog444
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Nis, Serbia
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Dublin, Ireland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

€0.50 for entry which is good. You get great views of the lake and scenery. It's It's a nice walk up to it and all around. Its not a diffiult walk up to it either. I definitey recommend it.

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Thank champkis
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Unbelievable city in an absolutely fantastic country. The character and history of Macedonia has much to offer. Absolutely loved the architecture and historical sites.

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Thank Bill N
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Cheap entrance fee. Nothing to see inside the walls but if you go on top you have a beautiful view over the city and the lake. It's worth it.

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Thank Corina O
Nis, Serbia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Really cheep tickets to get in. Place has nice towers and amazing view of Ohrid lake. It is nice place to take pictures. You can see complete town from hire. Downside is that there are not any tourist guide or any other information about fort. It is really a pity to live this kind of fortress without any information.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

A large fortress above Ohrid city. There is a beautifull view on Ohrid lake, mountains in Macedonia and Albania and Ohrid. Very old city, churches and monasteries nearby.

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Thank Martin Š
Perth, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

I went here with a friend who is a local so she gave us a run down of the history of the place, otherwise I would had no idea what was the importance of the place. Regardless of that the view from the top is amazing and the construction is very impressive.

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Thank RTWafter30
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Hard to get there from the center on foot but worth all effort. Its well preserved fortress with great view and by all means myst visit spot if u r in Ohrid. The silence and excellent view of sinset are my most precious memories.

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Thank Danijela M
Southend-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I would wear some comfy shoes as there is a lot of uneven ground to cover when you visit the Fortress not one of the sights to see if you do not like heights

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You can walk around the walls and get great views of the lake, hills and town. There's not a great amount of history to read about, but it's still pretty.

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Thank PsychoSavager
Bihac, Bosnia and Herzegovina
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

If you learned history of ex yougoslavia i always remember tsar Samuilo. If this castle os 1000 years ols then it is in good shape Walls are good and you also have very nice to see lake from height.

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