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Monastery of Saint Naum

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Address: Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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Great monastery to vist

Though it's a major tourist destination, its worth a visit to see this ancient monastery dedicated to St. Naum who was a decibel of Sts. Methodius and Cyril and helped to further... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Larry A
Jackson, California, United States
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Jackson, California, United States
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Though it's a major tourist destination, its worth a visit to see this ancient monastery dedicated to St. Naum who was a decibel of Sts. Methodius and Cyril and helped to further the Cyrillic language and enlightenment of the Slavic people. In the ancient church, there's plenty of ancient icons. Below at the sacred springs, is a newer chapel dedicated... More 

Thank Larry A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Nice place to relax, it was so quite,clean and beautiful! Went there in winter,would like to visit this place in a summer period as well.

Thank Stelios P
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The monastery is in a sublime, peaceful location. Parking is around £0.50 but entry is fee. Lots of souvenir shops at the entry but inside there are some beautiful old buildings and roaming peacocks (even albino ones). The will even perch up high in the trees. The Cuba Libre restaurant is fantastic inside. Try the burgers (naked - I.e no... More 

Thank Steve H
Vranje, Serbia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Magnificent nature, beautiful monastery, exquisite surroundings, good restaurant. Everything is beautifully arranged and displayed, famous peacocks included.

Thank selena36
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

It was so soothing... the view was great. the water seemed so pure. everything was clean and well organized. the peacocks were a little tricky thought :)

Thank Ornela Z
London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 23 February 2017

The whole island of St Naum is fantastic place for tourists.Monastery is so special! If you can find guide to tell you historical facts please do. Breathtaking views from monastery terrace and few peacocks with funny names are bonus

Thank minasweet
Lagos, Nigeria
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Reviewed 13 February 2017

The most wonderful , tranquil place you could hope to see. we had our wedding reception here, wonderulf choirs singing in teh grounds and breathtaking views

Thank Robertsnov
Hong Kong, China
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 454 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This old monastery is a popular day trip. It is on the border with Albania and is semi interesting. The boat ride is enjoyable and there are a couple of restaurants there.

Thank teamflames
Vilnius, Lithuania
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Reviewed 25 January 2017

It is very original tour in the beautiful river. You are going to be able to see turtles living in the nature, but it is not guaranteed. Boater will tell You the stories about monastery and nature surroundings. It is really charming and romantic experience.If You are at St Naum, You just have to experience it.

Thank Rimgaudas B
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Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Located on the lakeshore and with great view to the mountains and the lake. Marvellous buildings in total harmony with the enviroment. The presence of a great number of peacocks adds to the experience.

Thank Christos T

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