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Reviewed 3 days ago

We loved the Monastery, it was impressive and located to the national park. The Monastery of Saint Naum is an Eastern Orthodox monastery in North Macedonia, named after the medieval Saint Naum who founded it. It is situated along Lake Ohrid, 29 kilometres south of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Bea B
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

When our guide offered us a trip about the Monastery and its surroundings, I thought to myself a church, like side, souvenir shops, cafes etc. But, the biggest issue (and the treasure) is too see the biggest water source that feed the Lake Ohrid. That...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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Reviewed 6 days ago

The flowers and butterflies when you walk through the peaceful meadows to the springs were wonderful and the little churches on the way were lovely. We even saw a Balkan lizard orchid!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Charlotte F
Reviewed 1 week ago

Had been to the monastery once already and wasn't in a hurry to return, but my (new-ish) husband wanted to see it. Ok, so we went. The monastery itself makes for nice photos and you can get a few stunning views from the hill of...More

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank HealdGreenForever
Reviewed 1 week ago

You can get to the monastery by car or by boat (from Ohrid) ; we got our guide to drive us up, then took the boat back - probably the best of both worlds. The site is extremely busy with tourists and has been exploited...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank DirkW107
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Don't come home without visiting St. Naun. You can get there by boat which leaves from the harbour in the morning and returns late afternoon. Once there you can take a small boat and visit the spring of the river DRIM You can have lunch...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank VeryKeenTraveller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is nothing there to see. Waste of time. The hotel restaurant on site is to avoid. The boatride out was the better part.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Morten0364
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

One of the most famous monasteries at Lake Ohrid, the Church has some lovely old frescoes. Very popular with tourists, the monastery caters for them well. Plenty of facilities available. Commercialised but tastefully so and welcoming.

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank AndrewA64
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We walked over the Albanian border to Saint Naum, about a 40 minute walk including border controls & 30 minutes back via a shortcut. Perfect way of visiting for us & cheaper than getting a Green Card etc. On our walk there we visited another...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Howler4
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a location you must visit if you are in the vicinity of Lake Ohrid. There's a cheap parking lot, a few restaurants and many souvenir shops. I was surprised to see how small the monastery is, but it's a beautiful building and the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Lisa_C_Malta
February 1, 2019|
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Response from Harry190792 | Reviewed this property |
I visited in July, and there were stalls near the lake and center where you could take a boat to St Naum for 10-20 euros (return). We booked a driver through the apartment we were staying at. I would recommend speaking to... More
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Martin B
February 15, 2015|
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Response from Cynthia R | Reviewed this property |
We don't know but we know a man who would, he is a tour guide and Prof of Tourism in Ohrid if you want we can contact him and ask him to contact you. If any body could arrange it we are sure he could. Good Luck anyway.
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