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National Workshop For Handmade Paper

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Small but interesting place

A small but interesting workshop. For someone who has not seen how to make handmade paper that is a... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Gdansk, Poland
One of my favorite places in Ohrid

Every time I go in Ohrid I visit this place. It's the cutest smallest workshop that I have ever... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2018
Simona K
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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The National Workshop for Handmade Paper is one of the seventh in the World in which the paper is made in the original Chinese way from Second Century BC. The method is unique and it revives the old tradition in Ohrid. Don't miss the unique...more
Car Samoil Street, Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia
+389 78 223 213
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A small but interesting workshop. For someone who has not seen how to make handmade paper that is a great place. I used to do such a paper myself, so it was not new to me, but I appreciate the fact that someone is cultivating...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

National Workshop!!! A big name for a shop for tourists. Many places in the world make hand made papers much better and do not sell themselves as National anything. Stop by for a moment or two and then move on. The entire town on Ohrid...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Purobi
Reviewed August 6, 2018

Every time I go in Ohrid I visit this place. It's the cutest smallest workshop that I have ever seen. The staff is always nice and friendly. I love the gift shop and the vintage feel of handmade paper, so I usually buy several things...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Simona K
Reviewed July 31, 2018 via mobile

It was very interesting to see how the paper used to be made long time ago. The girl who was talking was very nice and she gave us very interesting information.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Igor A
Reviewed July 13, 2018

I've never seen a Gutenberg press before. It was fun to see a demo of how paper was made in the olden days and then to have it put into the press and a design stamped on it. We actually bought a few pieces and...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank crosswycke
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

When wandering along past a myriad of pearl shops, why not pop in to this diminutive handmade paper workshop/museum. The master printer is often there to explain the process to you. For an inexpensive and original gift, there are little prints to buy at very...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ZoeFelix
Reviewed June 18, 2018

That is found in the old town of Ohrid. Bring money with you, and buy something.The people who work here, are very kind. I had not buy anything from here. They have this old things to buy , and evrythimg on paper.

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank hipocratjane
Reviewed June 8, 2018

Nice display of how to make traditional papers. Admission is free but feel free to buy their products or not.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank mikel12323
Reviewed December 27, 2017

This little workshop came as a surprise for me. Came across it while walking through Ohrid and had not planned on visiting it. Glad my curiosity came over me and walked in. A small room where the very good English speaking owner demonstrated how paper...More

Date of experience: December 2017
1  Thank Erika B
Reviewed November 13, 2017 via mobile

This owner of the shop demonstrates how paper is made. There are lovely items to buy or just browse.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank barbara115de
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