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Braka Miladinovtsi st, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
+389 46 266 670
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Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Nice view of the city Ohrid. In the hot summer days the walk feels like ages. The downside is obvious - higer prices for entrance fees for forigners.

Thank Kristijan S
Reviewed July 17, 2018

Ohrid is a great place to spend some time---beautiful lake, friendly people, good restaurants, and a laid back atmosphere. Whether you want to make Tsar Samoil's Fortress a major stop on your itinerary is another question. You can definitely get some nice views of town...More

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Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

The walk to the fortress is nice and you will pass several cost streets. Although the fortress is partly destroyed it is still nice to visit.

Thank Jan Taeke G
Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

The fortress itself is quite nothing but the views to all directions are just great. I wouldn't go there with small children, who already walk themselves, because it would be too hard to carry them there but there is also too steep and narrow steps...More

Thank Anne A
Reviewed July 9, 2018

One place that must not be missed. Great views in a historical surroundings. Not that far from the centre, but has some uphill walking

Thank Brenton K
Reviewed July 3, 2018 via mobile

Well worth walking up to the fortress. Very reasonably priced and a great view. Make sure you stop off at the gladiator for a drink on the way up.

Thank NicoleB7325
Reviewed July 1, 2018

Wonderful old fortress with amazing views across Ohrid. A few Dinars to get in. Steep steps to get up to the top of the walls!

Reviewed July 1, 2018 via mobile

This fortress offers amazing panorama views of the lake, and the breeze was quite welcomed after a long hike uphill. It was 60MKD for foreigners, but again worth it. I loved seeing the views from above - it gives a good layout of the area.

Thank Laura S
Reviewed June 30, 2018 via mobile

After walking around the old town, at the top, you can visit the old fortress and see Ohrid from above! Entrance is very inexpensive, around 1€ per adults! At this place you can spend few minutes and take a few photos!

Thank Dusko M
Reviewed June 27, 2018 via mobile

When in Ohrid you need to visit this ancient fortress! Beautiful view on lake and whole city Ohrid. Entries are charged symbolically 60 denars (1€).

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