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Ohrid (UNESCO) tour

From: 5,00 

From: 5,00 

The tour features not only the highlights of Ohrid architecture, but it generally covers the objects built in the time span of 2000 years, from the moment when Ohrid was establish as the ancient city of Lychnidos along Via Egnatia ancient Roman road until the moment when the region was inscribed on the UNESCO’s World Heritage List. According to many researchers, it is consider that Ohrid has one of the largest preserved original Byzantine architectonic ensemble.

🕛 Duration – 2,5-3 hours
👥 Group size – variable
📅 Includes – Guide
💻 Media – Old photos, Videos
🗨  Hosted in English
🎁 Gift: two e-books about Ohrid region (art, archaeology, history) published by UNESCO

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Number of participants1-45-1010-2020 +
Price per group€85€90€100€5 person
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The tour includes an exciting journey through historic part of the city known as the Pearl of the Balkans, and inscribed on the UNESCO’ World Heritage List. Its monuments date from the ancient Paeonians and the ancient city of Lychnidos located by the famous Roman road Via Egnatia, as well as rich Byzantine heritage. You are going to visit in the charming Old Town St. Sophia church, an Ancient Theater, St. Virgin Mary Perivleptos church with its amazing frescoes that include Renaissance motifs, Ohrid’s Gallery of Icons, Tsar Samuil’s Fortress, Plaoshnik with the St. Clement tomb and St. John Kaneo church. After the pleasant walk around the historical district, the tour finishes at the Old Marketplace and the Chinar – one of the oldest trees in the Balkans. In the Old Bazaar, among picturesque old architecture, there is an opportunity to buy the Ohrid’s traditional pearls and hand-made filigree jewelry.

Departure: from meeting point
: 2-3,5 hrs 
: Professional licensed tourist guide


Included: Licensed guide; Tickets
Getting around: Walking
St. Sophia church €2 per person; St. Virgin Mary church €2 per person; Plaoshnik complex €2 per person, Samoilova Fortress €1,6 per person

Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region, since 1979/80, is listed on UNESCO world heritage list.
More info about Ohrid: http://haemus.org.mk/ohrid/

Educational tour in Ohrid with the students from advanced Master in Conservation of Monuments and Sites from the “Raymond Lemaire International Centre for Conservation (RLICC)”, Leuven Belgium, 29.04.2019

Unqualified guides аrе illegal in the Republic of Macedonia.
Make sure your tourist guide is licensed


Additional information


1-4, 10-20, 20 +, 5-10