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 road trip planning website .
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  • This 5th century basilica was restored in 2002. We loved the way it still highlights the original walls and foundations still standing from the 5th century build with glass floor segments and clear se...  more »
  • this is a stunning site which I have visited in the past but it was closed to the public when I went early August 2017 as they are working on completing the excavations and renovations.....  more »
  • I enjoyed visiting this church and especially enjoyed the soothing church music after a long tiring walk.It is worth visiting and it had some beautiful artworks inside.  more »
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  • The guide is extremely important there. The trip without him is a waste of time between bulk of stones. Ticket price is 2 euro.
  • Beautiful area, amazing views, currently being developed to provide space for a university
  • Historical place, recommended to visit, great landscapes of Ohrid lake
  • Great place but currently undergoing renovations
  • place to rest, beautiful archeological site, great view, history place.... The church was built by St.Clement in 893

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Combining natural beauty and historical sights, Ohrid is one of Macedonia’s best known and most visited destinations. In spite of its modest size, the scenic shore of Lake Ohrid offers an array of accommodations. Hotels range from luxurious to budget-friendly. Much more numerous than hotels are the guesthouses, where you can find lodging in modern villas and traditional homes, in town or in the peaceful natural surroundings just outside. Rental apartments and several hostels oriented toward younger visitors round out the offerings.
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