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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 most wonderful , tranquil place you could hope to see. we had our wedding reception here, wonderulf choirs singing in teh grounds and breathtaking views 
  • This old monastery is a popular day trip. It is on the border with Albania and is semi interesting. The boat ride is enjoyable and there are a couple of restaurants there. 
  • It is very original tour in the beautiful river. You are going to be able to see turtles living in the nature, but it is not guaranteed. Boater will tell You the stories about monastery and nature sur...  more »