Samoil's Fortress, Ohrid

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Climb the hilltop to explore , which watches over the nearby lake and also serves as one of Ohrid's most recognizable symbols. Built upon the foundations of a fortress dating from the 4th century BCE, the structure has undergone a multitude of renovations and revitalizations since. Hike your way up to the top of the castle hill and admire the work of its imposing stone walls. Enter the fortress and explore the interior; though it's unrestored within, you can get a good sense of the layout. Be sure to climb atop the ramparts for a sweeping view of Lake Ohrid, the town, and the surrounding mountainous landscape. Samoil's Fortress is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our , online itinerary creator Edition.
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  • This place is one of the things that you definitelly need to visit while you're in Ohrid. It has beautiful view to the lake and whole city. Entrance fee is 1€ or 120 macedonian denars.  more »
  • Don't leave Ohrid without going up to the fortress. It's around a 30-40 min slow walk up the hill, but the views are worth it, especially if it's sunny outside. If not and it's winter, it might be...  more »
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