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Braka Miladinovtsi st, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
+389 46 266 670
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All reviews great view old town narrow steps up hill highest point entrance fee worth the climb upper gate ohrid town worth the effort nice walk enjoy the view view of the lake walls information macedonia telescope
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Although I do not like the heights, climb to the highest point of the fortress was worth it. The look from above is beautiful in all directions. That Samuilo Tsar had to be a terrific guy.

Thank Cogitoergosum222
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We climbed up to Samuel’s Fortress purely for the views of the Old Town and the lake. Whilst there is a lot of history to the stronghold, the views are stunning and on a clear sunny day you can see for miles. Worth the climb...More

Thank Greg W
Reviewed 1 week ago

At times it was pretty hard going climbing up the hill but I enjoyed the challenge. The views were wonderful on the way up and when I got too tired I just stopped for a few minutes. It was certainly worth the effort when I...More

Thank vicki y
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is worth going up to the castle to see the views from the ramparts, which are over the lake, over the town and inland. Entry to the castle cost MKD 60 and once inside you can go up the steps and along the ramparts...More

Thank Y3048NPdavids
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Must to visit place in Ohrid. You may see there a lot of beautiful views on both Ohrid lake and city. However if you want to get any information on the fortress - you will be disappointed, there is no museum and informational booklets.

Thank Sergey D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great views over the city and the lake. Fortress has been "reconstructed" and likely doesn't look like the historical citadel. There is no museum, or really much of anything inside.

Thank David S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The views of the lake and surrounds are worth the walk to the fortress. Can be very hot in summer, so make sure you take your water bottle

Thank Dianna B
Reviewed September 10, 2018

It is only 60mkd for an adult to enter the fortress which consists of the outer walls which do allow for amazing views of the city but it is a bit of a trek up a hill to the fortress and when its raining there...More

Thank tomsinclair93
Reviewed September 3, 2018 via mobile

Not much to it and old ruined fortress that has been slightly restored but it is worth it for the views.

Thank Astalon
Reviewed August 28, 2018

Most of the fortress is in ruins, but the view from walking on top of the wall is great. The entrance fee is more than reasonable, for the $ goes along way in this country. The fortress is located next to the old town with...More

Thank schwach3
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