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Bay of the Bones Museum

Gradiste, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
+389 46 262 498
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Gradiste, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
+389 46 262 498
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We were amazed by Museum on Water! Very nice to see all this wooden huts on water, so beautifully made, clean, entrance fee very cheap. A nice walk on the hill to enjoy the lake view.

Thank Lamti82
Reviewed yesterday

Found the Bay of Bones to be interesting but not overly. Museum is quite well done. If you're in Ohrid it's probably worth the trip but I wouldn't plan to go to Ohrid just to see the museum.

Thank Winterpoggers
Reviewed 2 days ago

Straw/ mud huts built on stilts depicting life in ancient times. Only a short time needed for the visit.

Thank gweeboonhiah
Reviewed 1 week ago

We seriously could've been in the Philippines. It is absolutely stunning with clear green water - so many fish. The museum is a recreation of a village which is thousands of years old and consists of huts which have been mocked up complete with furniture...More

Thank TravellingOrange
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The village is a recreation based on artifacts from the Iron and Bronze Age of an ancient pile dwelling. The museum exhibits some of the pottery and tools discovered by scuba divers. The theory on the piling is that men had to drive three piles...More

Thank Dickson0202
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Although it's a recreation at the original spot, I could really feel like what it would be like to live in those days. Lovely spot.

Thank Anne W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of the besties traction in Gradishte Ohrid. You will see where the pra history people live. You can visit here the museum with artifacts from the old buildings in the lake. You can drink Macedonian coffee, juice, near the lake. WELCOME!

Thank Desa B
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

this is a reconstruction of a prehistoric palofitte settlement (5,000 years old). Saw artifacts in the n=museum and visited the thatched houses built on pilasters. Herodotus wrote about the culture. Interesting.

Thank sorop7
Reviewed 6 September 2017

A fascinating reconstruction with good interpretation boards and a really evocative take on a water settlement. Mind blowing about the size of the place. I really do recommend reading all the boards there aren't too many and i thought that they were full of interesting...More

Thank rosyspex
Reviewed 24 August 2017 via mobile

Nice place, visited with guests from Serbija. Dood place to see the see the pra history of living in Ohrid and the area.

Thank Alexander A
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Daniel M
8 September 2015|
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Response from Stuart G | Reviewed this property |
There is a bus which services villages along the shore which goes straight past the museum, they are not that regular (6-10 per day) - the final destination for these buses is Ljubanishte (1/2 mile from naum). In afraid I'm... More