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Tsar Samuel's Fortress

Braka Miladinovtsi st, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
+389 46 266 670
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Overview
  • Excellent36%
  • Very good38%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great view” (28 reviews)
“old town” (31 reviews)
“highest point” (5 reviews)
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Braka Miladinovtsi st, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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+389 46 266 670
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"great view"
in 28 reviews
"old town"
in 31 reviews
"highest point"
in 5 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 6 reviews
"up hill"
in 5 reviews
"entry fee"
in 8 reviews
"steep walk"
in 4 reviews
"upper gate"
in 4 reviews
"ohrid town"
in 11 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"walk around"
in 4 reviews
"nice walk"
in 4 reviews
"enjoy the view"
in 4 reviews
"view of the lake"
in 4 reviews
"walls"
in 84 reviews
"tower"
in 17 reviews
"macedonia"
in 35 reviews
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

This is agreat castle to visit mainly for glorious views over Ohrid and the lake but also intesting in its own right

Thank mike s
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Reviewed December 22, 2017

it was nica walking up to castel betwen old houses and nero streets ,when I arrived to castel ,I was amazied how beautiful is the panorma must visit place in ohrid

Thank nomad4838
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Reviewed November 15, 2017

It was a good walk uphill to the fortress, views are stunning as you walk up, the streets are cobbled, so quite accessible with buggy or wheelchair. Walking along the fortress walls was a bit hairy, there are safety rails, but some of the steps...More

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed October 21, 2017

Nothing much to add to what others have written. We got a taxi from town to go there [2 Euros] and, after visiting, had orange juice at the cafe , just a few steps away from the fortress. Then, we walked back down into town.

Thank FionaChinnor
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Reviewed October 20, 2017

Here history comes to life. With the right guide (which we had) a place of great interest and a great view over Ohrid and its surroundings.

Thank p_westenberg2
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Reviewed October 9, 2017

It's a steep walk of 20 or so minutes from the town centre and we felt that there should have been some boards with information about what you are looking at and the history of the place but nevertheless this is worth an hour or...More

Thank TravellingOrange
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Reviewed October 8, 2017

The fortress is remarkably restored, according to the orginal form. It lies on the top of the hill guarding Ohrid old town and you will have to walk a steep road to get to it. However, it deserves all efforts and the view over the...More

Thank GeorgeT7
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Reviewed October 5, 2017 via mobile

Fortress is one of the best viewpoints in Ohrid on the city and the lake. It is preserved well however watch out on stairs! They are very height and steep!

1  Thank Łukasz L
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Reviewed September 29, 2017

the fortress is huge. the place has many nice surprises worth the few $$ entry fee. A great time to visit is in the am, so that the sun would be behind you, as you look at the lake from above

Thank AKAMUKEKE
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Reviewed September 22, 2017

Having visited the little church by the lake, we walked up a very steep hill to the fort. It was worth the effort for the views across the lake and of the town below were stunning. The fortress is visible from the hotel we stayed...More

Thank Hilary P
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