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Monastery of Saint Naum, Ohrid
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Perched on the rocky shoreline of Lake Ohrid right next to the Albanian border, Monastery of Saint Naum stands as one of the oldest complexes of its kind in the region. Originally constructed in the 10th century, the monastery has served several purposes during its history. Visit the complex and admire its wealth of religious artwork within, including several notable 18th-century wooden icons. You'll find a wide array of both Slavic and Greek frescoes adorning the walls as well. Be sure to stop by the grave of Saint Naum himself; it's rumored that you can still hear his heartbeat through the stone. Put Monastery of Saint Naum into our Ohrid vacation generator and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • The transport to the Monastery of Saint Naum is very well organized, you can enjoy a boat ride, go with a car or take a cab. Once you go there you will be amazed. Remarkable gardens, stunning views an...  more »
  • The monastery is located in the park that has trees, ponds and rare white peacocks Peacock In space there is a hotel and luxury restaurant to visit the monastery must pay ticket 2 euro Also in the area of the park there are shops with?
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  • You can reach the monastery by a big boat taken from the bay of Ohrid or by car. We went with the boat, as we wanted to see more, but regretted the decision at one point. It is very, very slow, takes ...  more »