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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Authentic Byzantine church placed on a cliff above the lake. One can take great pictures of the monastery and lake and the far away Galicica mountains in the horizon.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Leon P
Reviewed December 7, 2018

It's a very characteristic place. Orthodox church built on the rocky cape in Ohrid. Excellent proportions and excellent location make it a characteristic landmark of Ohrid. It can not be omitted while in Ohrid.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marekp59
Reviewed October 31, 2018 via mobile

This is situated at the lakeside below St. Kliment and offers lake panorama. Best visited at sunset time for lighting and photography. MKD100 to enter the monastery but not worth it IMO.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SergeiMingaliev
Reviewed October 29, 2018

Go there for the view. It's worth climbing high enough to see the most iconic picture of Macedonia. Up there, if you turn a bit right, there is also a bench with a view to the open lake - amazing impression.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Barbara S
Reviewed October 17, 2018

nice, steep climb and views; can get close via boat; have to pay to enter. Continue behind for more relics and church.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

It makes for a great view and place for taking photographs, especially at dusk. The church itself is small and there isn't much to see inside. If you do want to get in, avoid very short shorts and skirts or else the staff will not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank marabujor6
Reviewed October 8, 2018 via mobile

The chuck itself is very small but still holds significant importance. The views overlooking Lake Ohrid are spectacular and vast putting into perspective its sheer size. Views for photographs can be better found above the church overlooking the Lake as opposed to the same level...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 3, 2018

Out of Time place. Great for Meditation and Contemplation. April,May, September and October are best months to visit to avoid the crowds.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank AleksandarTodorovski
Reviewed September 27, 2018 via mobile

Small church on rock, with great view on lake. Stop to rest from walking on old (historical) ohrid town

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank DusanK24
Reviewed September 18, 2018

Set in an old city with nice gardens (and turtles) this old church is photogenic. It is not work the entrance fee to pay to go inside - and no pictures allowed in any event.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David S
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Kayeva
November 4, 2018|
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Response from patnjoe2015 | Reviewed this property |
Try contacting the Macedonian Orthodox Church – Ohrid Archbishopric (Eastern Orthodox Church) Phone: +389 46 230 455 Sorry, but I couldn't find a web address or email.
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Wayne P
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Response from robh-ll56 | Reviewed this property |
I believe the Church opens about 9.00 AM. St Naum I do not know.
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