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Monuments of Saints Cyril and Methodius

Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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Impressive and in proper area of city

When you arrive to the port yacht area of Ohrid city you can't ignore the monument of Saints Cyril... read more

Reviewed 17 August 2017
Eduart G
The sentiment was lost in the art

Catholic church inspired statue. It is a megalithic block of stone, and appears rather... read more

Reviewed 30 June 2017
Cheltenham, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 August 2017

When you arrive to the port yacht area of Ohrid city you can't ignore the monument of Saints Cyril, which is big and impressive with the expresion of the two people which represent a part of the story of the city. The position in front...More

Thank Eduart G
Reviewed 30 June 2017

Catholic church inspired statue. It is a megalithic block of stone, and appears rather overpowering, rather inspiring. We felt that the sentiment was lost in the art.

1  Thank cherriesfan_9
Reviewed 27 June 2017

St Kiril and St Metodi, were the ones who invented and then spread the Cyrillic (Cyril named after Kiril in our national language) alphabet throughout the entire slavic speaking world. The monument is basically just a statue, however it holds important historical value, and is...More

Thank SimDiesel
Reviewed 24 June 2017 via mobile

This caught our eye walking past it was a bold statue surrounded by Lavender. A bit of research showed these created the Cyrillic alphabet. Definitely worth a photo

Thank KimberleyBimson
Reviewed 23 April 2017

Many don't realize it but it was these two brothers, saints of early Christianity who, in order to spread the faith to the Slavs, had to create the alphabet that bears on the one brother's name, Cyrillic, in the middle of the 9th century. The...More

Thank Larry A
Reviewed 17 November 2016

The monuments are well located, and as usual in Macedonia, dedicated to religion. The statues are nice and it's pleasant to watch at them walking in the park, but nothing tremendous.

Thank Guilljea
Reviewed 21 October 2016

These monuments add to attraction of the walk along the waterfront. Acquaint yourself with the history or these saints and their role in Ohrid's history. Look at the detail on the monuments.

Thank kdgarlipp
Reviewed 3 October 2016

So these brothers created the Cyrillic alphabet which is a pretty big deal. But the statue looks like one of the guys is being a nuisance and trying to grab what the other guy is reading :) Its located right in the center of Ohrid,...More

Thank Salman S
Reviewed 22 September 2016

These two men are so historically important not just to Ohrid but to the known world in their time. it is nice to see the monument honoring them. They created the Slavic alphabet used in many countries. It is a special landmark in the middle...More

Thank C2BMe
Reviewed 20 September 2016

There are a number of these larger than life bronze sculptures with religious history themes in the old town square & they do add to attractiveness of the square & the old harbour precinct

Thank Darrel J
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