To the Summer City of Ohrid in Extreme Wind and Rain

To the Summer City of Ohrid in Extreme Wind and Rain, Ohrid, Macedonia (B)

Oh, just how unlucky can you get? I only had one full day in Macedonia to go to Ohrid, the most beautiful place in the country according to travel bloggers and the locals that I talked to, and on the day I went, I experienced more wind than I ever have before (maybe apart from on the Faroe Islands) and it also rained hard all day! But the village was still as beautiful as I had hoped and I could definitely imagine how lovely it would be on a summer day.

With over 42,000 inhabitants, Ohrid is the largest city on Lake Ohrid and the 8th largest city in Macedonia. Ohrid once had 365 churches and chapels, one for each day of the year, and quite a few of them can still be seen in and around the city center. Both Ohrid and Lake Ohrid are inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage Sites list as one of only 28 sites that are listed as both a cultural and natural site. Ohrid has long been the most popular place in Macedonia for tourists and locals on holiday. I’d only heard great things about the place, so I knew that I had to see it for myself, despite it being three hours away from Skopje. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: To the Summer City of Ohrid in Extreme Wind and Rain
Guide Location: Macedonia » Ohrid
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Melissa Cherry Villumsen
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • St. John’s Church
  • Samuel’s Fortress
  • ancient theatre
  • Church of Saints Clement and Panteleimon