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Lakefront statue

By all accounts, this statue has some historical symbolism. It’s one of the more prominent... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
Cambridge, United Kingdom
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Not really that good

Just another monument that has nothing really going for it. I guess you just walk past, look and... read more

Reviewed July 8, 2018
Brenton K
Adelaide, Australia
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Oct 9, 2018
“Lakefront statue”
Jul 8, 2018
“Not really that good”
Central square, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed October 9, 2018 via mobile

By all accounts, this statue has some historical symbolism. It’s one of the more prominent monuments along the lakefront. Interesting but there’s no immediate information as to what it represents.

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Seen when arriving to Ohrid from the southern part of the city for example the more modern center. Opportunity to take picture of the statue with the lake and/or city behind it. However, it is a statue and this is it.

Thank Beatriz M
Reviewed July 8, 2018

Just another monument that has nothing really going for it. I guess you just walk past, look and keep walking

Thank Brenton K
Reviewed April 17, 2018

If you ask some locals about this monument, you will hear as many stories about it, as many people you ask. It's a symbol of the town's past, as religion was the power that kept this place alive and burning, but also if you take...More

Thank Mariya K
Reviewed June 30, 2017

Outstanding in all ways, the catcher of a cross represents the best in modern art. Its location on the lake front, and close to the other religious statues, as well as C14th churches, gives it both credence, and plausibility - a nod to how this...More

1  Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed May 20, 2017 via mobile

Nothing special, this statue stands near Ohrid's harbour. You'll probably be more interested in the departure times of the boats across the lake than spending much time looking at this unremarkable monument.

Thank Deetee100
Reviewed August 28, 2016

In the beginning of Jan people of Ohrid celebrate the epihany day and day of fishermen. Believe it or not thousands of people following the orthodox tradition swim inside the cold water to catch the cross. After that the celebration of fishermen of the lake...More

2  Thank Evangelos_Kiriakou
Reviewed August 21, 2016

The Catcher of a Cross monument is close to the harbour and the centre of the city. The monument is meaningful as it recognises Vodici and the Baptism of Jesus Christ and the Sanctification of the waters of the Ohrid Lake where the holy cross...More

2  Thank paullegate
Reviewed June 27, 2016 via mobile

This statue purports to be something it isn't ... It is less than two years old at the time of writing and surprising was built quicker and more efficiently than the still half finished university buildings around plaosnik. It is very Macedonian to create a...More

1  Thank Andrew C
Reviewed April 12, 2016

Located on the shore next to the harbor in the city center. "The person who catches the cross in the water on 19 January will be happy and successful full year". This belief associated with the holy baptism of the Lord Jesus Christ took place...More

2  Thank Ristana R
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