The Macedonian treasure trove of Ohrid that lies on the shores of the spectacular Ohrid Lake is a repository that unveils the ancient ruins pertaining to the Macedonian Kingdoms of the past. As a gorgeous city on the Balkans, the breathtaking beauty of this landscape is an alluring sight that excites the traveler during his visit to Ohrid.
Home to about 365 churches in the past, Ohrid is recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, as the immortal town has major attractions that leave the visitor bedazzled.
The lake Ohrid is one of the prime attractions near the city of Ohrid. Water sporting enthusiasts will make merry as the very many activities that include fishing, entire range related to water sports and boating sets the tone up for reverberating holiday stints. The shores of the famous lake also pave way for fascinating side trips as well as walks.
Nature enthusiasts will lap up the idea of exploring the National Park of Galichica, which can be spotted above the eastern shore of the lake. Wandering in the unspoiled wilderness of this area is an enticing activity. Galicia is a lovely place to drink vistas of splendorous beauty.
The Prespa Lake with clean sandy beaches and clear water is another picturesque beauty at Ohrid. The most remarkable tourist attraction at Ohrid happens to be the Museum of Water; the Bay of Bones Museum is an exceptional archaeological complex, a wonderful place that helps the visitor know about settlements that existed during the period 1200 and 700 BC.
The Ancient Theatre related to the Hellenistic and Roman periods is another of the attraction that demands a visit. Situated in the High Kale area, it a place where numerous cultural manifestations are staged, which also includes the popular Ohrid Summer Festival.
With the tombs of several monks, the Holy Mother Bolnicka Church here incites the interest of the traveler, as the works of the earliest Macedonian icon-painters can be viewed at the Holy Mother of God Perivleptos, where the walls of the church dumbfound the visitor with the paintings of Michail and Efthije.
The monumental beauty of the National Ohrid Museum kindles the curiosity of the visitor as the two torsos pertaining to Goddess Isis, ‘the Mlokas’ and other archaeological objects of the past are some of the interesting finds at this House of Robevci family.
The liveliest part of Ohrid, the Old Bazaar of Ohrid is the ideal place to lookout for handmade items. The old Macedonian jewels in the form of musical instruments, clay products and the famous Macedonian embroidery are some of the interesting items that attract the attention of the visitors here. A visit to Ohrid offers an unforgettable experience as the many attractions vie for the traveler’s attention.