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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 3 days ago

One of the sacred places in Macedonia, where water sources present a natural phenomena, as here the river gets into the Ohrid lake and gets out from it on the other side, where Struga town is located. The tiny monastery has well-preserved frescoes and the...More

Thank NatashaGD
Reviewed 5 days ago

It is quite easy to get there via a boat ride. The monastery itself has nice architecture and is the home of many peacocks. But that is just the beginning. The surroundings are gorgeous and taking a boat ride on the springs next to it...More

Thank Ana-Maria B
Reviewed 6 days ago

Beautiful nature, beautiful small souvenir shops, excellent restaurant (Ostrovo), beautiful boat ride to the spring, magnificent churches and chapels (see Sv. Petka!), old-style architecture and the atmosphere of the past, peacocks ... The feeling of staying in that entire space is specific, calming and pervading...More

Thank Cogitoergosum222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

There is a big parking lot, so we had no trouble parking our car. The surroundings are clean, the church is beautiful and the view is amazing. You can easily skip the souvenir shops if you are not in the mood for shopping. I definitely...More

Thank thefragile
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This place is everything, sandy beach, holy and history place, border crossing, restaurant. To visit Saint Naum use boat, is better than car and bus.

Thank DusanK24
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We drove here from Ohrid, was a nice scenic route along the way. The entry was free, just the parking that had to be paid for. It was nice to walk around and see, the monastery itself is very pretty, with nice lake views also,...More

Thank Phil C
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I know this is supposed to be THE sight to see in Ohrid. The frescoes inside are lovely, but I’m not a expert so I can’t say to what extent they’ve been preserved in their original state. Pretty well everything else about the site, is...More

Thank Tim S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to Sveti Naum via boat on Lake Ohrid. It was perfect. This monastery is worth a visit. First visit the monastery and marvel at the age and atmosphere of the church. Then walk to the lake and view the bubbling waters of Crn...More

Thank Dianna B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Lush green relaxing options along the waters edge, amidst touristy shops as you initially walk toward the island. 'Free range' peacocks wondering around. Water activities including swimming and short independent boat trips available. The monastery is tidy but unfortunately the inside appearance has deteriorated which...More

Thank Bronwyn T
Reviewed September 10, 2018 via mobile

It is a place of religious significance with a monastery and a few small churches also the source of a river and a good beach.

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Martin B
February 15, 2015|
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Response from Cynthia R | Reviewed this property |
We don't know but we know a man who would, he is a tour guide and Prof of Tourism in Ohrid if you want we can contact him and ask him to contact you. If any body could arrange it we are sure he could. Good Luck anyway.