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Advice for travellers

Ohrid is a beautiful city in North Macedonia, situated on the shores of Lake Ohrid. Here are some tips and advice for travellers visiting Ohrid:
Visit the Old Town:

The Old Town of Ohrid is a must-see. It’s full of cobblestone streets, ancient buildings, and charming shops and cafes. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped back in time.

Take a boat ride:

A boat ride on Lake Ohrid is a great way to see the city from a different perspective. You can also visit the Bay of Bones Museum and the St. Naum Monastery.

Try the local cuisine:

Macedonian cuisine is delicious, and there are many great restaurants in Ohrid to try it out. Don’t miss out on the famous Macedonian “pastrmajlija”, a delicious flatbread topped with spicy meat and onions.

Visit the ancient sites:

Ohrid is full of ancient sites, including the Ancient Theater, the Samuil Fortress, and the Plaosnik Archaeological Site. Don’t miss the chance to explore these historic landmarks.

Relax on the beach:

Ohrid has several beaches where you can relax and soak up the sun. The most popular ones are Gradiste Beach and Kaneo Beach, both of which offer stunning views of the lake and the surrounding mountains.

Learn about local culture:

Ohrid has a rich history and culture, and there are several museums and galleries in the city where you can learn more about it. The Icon Gallery and the Ohrid Museum (Robevi Family House)Β  are both worth a visit.

Be respectful:

As with any foreign country, it’s important to be respectful of local customs and traditions. Dress appropriately when visiting religious sites, and be polite and courteous to locals.

Enjoy your trip to Ohrid!

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