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Tsar Samuel's Fortress

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Address: Braka Miladinovtsi st, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
Phone Number: +389 46 266 670
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Panoramic view of Lake Ohrid

The view is the highlight of this restored fortress. There are a few ruins but actually the view is worth the trek to the top of the mountain.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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New Orleans, Louisiana
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Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The medieval fortress offers unbeatable panoramic views of Lake Ohrid and the surrounding cities, towns, and mountains. Within the fortress there is very little to see other then a few crumbling ruins, however, the views are simply breathtaking and are a great vantage point of the area.

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The view is the highlight of this restored fortress. There are a few ruins but actually the view is worth the trek to the top of the mountain.

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Munich, Germany
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The fortress has nothing tremendous, but walking on the good parts of the walls are quite great and offers very nice view over the city.

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Rehovot, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We arrived to the fortress late afternoon and a little bit cold but it was worth it. one may go around climb the walls and see the view of Ohrid area.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Very minimal price somewhere around £1-1.50 ,but the views are amazing , lots of history . So for everyone who doesn't mind walking up and down ...and who likes history. And again the views...

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Thessaloniki Region, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 5, 2016

This castle cannot be compared with Dubrovnik's castle(If you've been there you'll be dissapointed by this one). Anyway..It's the last castle in my list of the ones i've seen till now(either Dubrovnik's or Greece's in Platamona and Rhodes).. So nothing so interesting..

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 4, 2016

Tsar Samuel's Fortress in Ohrid is a place where you can see and feel the history and where you can have a great view on the Ohrid Lake

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Christchurch, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed November 2, 2016

Well worth climbing the steep paths and roads to the summit. the views are breathtaking.It is the best place to take panoramic pictures of Ohrid and the lake.

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Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 30, 2016

Great views well worth a visit high up and great views of the city and loch below you Small admission fee of thirty draw

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 25, 2016

Great attraction with loads of old stuff and also Black Redstarts running about and good views, all for 40p each. Can't fault it.

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