If you’ve ever visited Skopje during the summer and wondered where everybody was, the answer’s Ohrid. Claiming the impressively rare title of UNESCO World Heritage Site for both its culture and its nature, North Macedonia’s foremost leisure capital offers visitors not only the chance to mess about on one of Europe’s oldest and deepest lakes, it also boasts several historical sights that are worth the air fare alone. On the edge of the awesome Galičica National Park, Ohrid’s diminutive dimensions make it a friendly destination for those who can’t be bothered to travel large distances to experience lots of culture whilst also serving as a potential base for adventures further afield.
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A Byzantine beauty whose precise origins are shrouded in mystery and that’s thought to have been built on the site where the Glagolitic script, the forerunner …
Constructed during the period when the Bulgarian Empire ruled over the town, many experts claim that this massively important church dates as far back at the …
Fusing together Byzantine and Armenian architectural church styles and almost as famous for its location as for the building itself, the date of construction …