Lower Gate, Ohrid

Lower Gate, Ohrid (must see)

Lower Gate is one of the two city gates which remain well preserved nowadays. It is located on the King Samoil Street not far from the main square. One tower out of two is still in place at the gate. The gate was used as an entrance point for all the town’s visitors in ancient and medieval times.

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Lower Gate on Map

Sight Name: Lower Gate
Sight Location: Ohrid, Macedonia (See walking tours in Ohrid)
Sight Type: Attraction/Landmark
Guide(s) Containing This Sight:

Walking Tours in Ohrid, Macedonia

Create Your Own Walk in Ohrid

Create Your Own Walk in Ohrid

Creating your own self-guided walk in Ohrid is easy and fun. Choose the city attractions that you want to see and a walk route map will be created just for you. You can even set your hotel as the start point of the walk.
Ohrid's Historical Churches

Ohrid's Historical Churches

There is a legend supported by observations by Ottoman traveller Evlia Celebia, from the 15th century, that there were 365 chapels within the town of Ohrid's boundaries, one for every day of the year. Today this number is significantly smaller. However during Medieval times, Ohrid was called Slavic Jerusalem

Tour Duration: 2 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.3 Km or 2.1 Miles
Museums and Art Galleries

Museums and Art Galleries

Ohrid is a town that is proud to share its heritage with visitors. Due to the small size of the town, there are only a few museums in Ohrid. Take the following tour through the historic and art exhibitions that offer a fascinating glimpse into the local culture.

Tour Duration: 1 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 0.9 Km or 0.6 Miles
Ohrid Introduction Walking Tour

Ohrid Introduction Walking Tour

A resort town of Ohrid, sitting on the shore of the eponymous Lake Ohrid in southwestern Macedonia, is a compact old settlement and a World Heritage Site renowned for its medieval churches, monasteries and open-air ruins. The massive walls of the ancient Samoil’s Fortress, crowning the hill over the town, is one of the top local attractions. To see the rest of them, follow this orientation walk.

Tour Duration: 3 Hour(s)
Travel Distance: 3.7 Km or 2.3 Miles