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Sveti Kliment Ohridski

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Address: Kuzman Kapidan, Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia
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Recommended length of visit: <1 hour
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US$142.17*
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Wonder of the hill

This huge church is a wonder! At the entrance, there was a guard and prices were noted, but he told us to enter, just like everybody else, so I'm not sure if it's either free or... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 3 weeks ago
Guilljea
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Munich, Germany
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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This huge church is a wonder! At the entrance, there was a guard and prices were noted, but he told us to enter, just like everybody else, so I'm not sure if it's either free or paying?! The place is really nice, extremely well designed building! You can stroll around the ruins but nothing tremendous. There is an old chapel... More 

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Luton, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Sveti Kliment Ohridski is in Plaošnik and has been restored to it's former glory. The monastery has had quite a history with it being turned into a mosque during Ottoman rule and then over the years reduced to ruins, it is now looking stunning with Lake Ohrid as a backdrop. Plaošnik itself is an interesting archaeological site and is a... More 

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 September 2016

You should definitely make time to visit this church at Plaosnik during your stay in Ohrid. It has been newly reconstructed and there is still work going on nearby, but it is nevertheless a lovely place to visit. It is midway between Sv Jovan Kaneo and the fortress so it makes a convenient place to break your hike. There is... More 

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Copenhagen, Denmark
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 August 2016

on your walk to the fortress make a stop here to see the beautiful church. and have a drink and enjoy the view of the lake

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Thank Aeronaut65
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

The church is neatly restored to its former state. No photos allowed inside. They have some archeological artifacts uncovered during excavation under glass in the floor inside the church. There is major construction going on around the church. None of the signs were in English though.

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Thank ptyduke
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 July 2016

We had a guide telling us about the monastery that is there and the history od the church, but I was so impressed by the beauty that I was only taking pictures telling myself I'm going to read about it later on the internet.

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Thank Marija Š
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 June 2016 via mobile

The building has its own unique architecture but when i was there, there were few conservation works. If you're lucky they wont charge you entrance fee. I got in the for free. To get there, you have to do a little climb from the oldtown.

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Cambridge, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 June 2016

Set amongst Roman ruins this is an interesting place. There is no information to help you, although official guides are available, working on tips, to provide you with a tour. Unfortunately there was a lot of building work going on while we were there, which was a shame and spoilt it a little.

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London, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 June 2016

Renovated building , using little of the original stonework it appears. Now surrounded by a building site for a private development. Disappointing inside as nothing original. The archeology around is interesting and the best aspect is the lovely view. Shame this outstanding site is being negatively altered.

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County Dublin, Ireland
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016 via mobile

It's located at the top of ohrid castle. You need to pay 100 denar to go inside. Inside the building, you can see many drawings.

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