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Plaoshnik, Ohrid
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Walk among tombs, ruins, and religious buildings at Plaoshnik, a conglomeration of different archaeological sites on the shore above Lake Ohrid. Visit the area and explore the different nearby attractions, including Ottoman graves and the remains of mosaics from as far back as the 4th century. Afterwards, enter the famous Church of St. Clement and Panteleimon, constructed in the year 893 CE, and see the inner workings of what was once among the most important monasteries in the region. Be sure to keep an eye on the floor in front of you, as transparent glass sections reveal the even older foundation that lies beneath the structure. Plan to see Plaoshnik and other attractions that appeal to you using our Ohrid holiday planner.
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  • Plaoshnik really is a great place to visit. Couple of years is builded on the basic of the very old churches, here is the oldest part of the town with so many archeological artefacts. And have a wonde...  more »
  • Today in many parts of Europe belongs to the Muslims destroyed many works made by grandfathers (e.g. Spain, Greece etc.) people of all religions, the Ottoman Empire's easier always to live their faith has allowed. It's mostly how they close of the Christian with the Muslims is a beautiful example ... This is also in your viewing pleasure from above Lake Ohrid, Super ...
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  • it was a small church and a restaurant near, with archeological remnants all around still 5 years ago, now there is an entrance fee and they are building more and more new concrete buildings.