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Samoil's Fortress, Ohrid

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Climb the hilltop to explore , which watches over the nearby lake and also serves as one of Ohrid's most recognizable symbols. Built upon the foundations of a fortress dating from the 4th century BCE, the structure has undergone a multitude of renovations and revitalizations since. Hike your way up to the top of the castle hill and admire the work of its imposing stone walls. Enter the fortress and explore the interior; though it's unrestored within, you can get a good sense of the layout. Be sure to climb atop the ramparts for a sweeping view of Lake Ohrid, the town, and the surrounding mountainous landscape. Put Samoil's Fortress into our Ohrid tour planner and find out what's close by, where to stay, and where to head next.
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  • For a very low fare you can climb the walls and get great views of the lake, mountains and surrounding villages. 
  • Me and my wife where here in September. Fortress is a must see place, totally cheap (ridiculously cheap for European standards - I would say). The sights are impressive and the town of Ohrid is at You...  more »
  • A unique clarity on the whole environment. A real Keiser Plaz. The fortress of the car Samoil from the n-th century fortress in the capital city within the city walls from the middle ages. A Crown of the Hill of the old city of Ohrid.
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