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TravelPod Member ReviewsHotel Granit Ohrid
This hotel was situated right on Lake Ohrid and we were able to swim in it amidst the beautiful scenery.
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... to freshen up before 1800 at the Icon Gallery, followed by sunset shots and dinner last. We will see what happens. Off by 1415.
Naturally I could not readily find the requisite street. Opted instead to meander into the old town, nearer the water's edge. Got oriented at the Church of St Sophia and took another route. There were signs for the Church of Saints Cosmas and Damian but it was locked. Apparently some of the smaller churches are hard to get into with ...
... they live off coffee and smokes.
We only had three days in Macedonia and we spent them the town of Ohrid. Ohrid is famous for it’s churches, and at one point it had a church for every day of the year. Today that number is less, but we did see a couple of them and even went inside one; the church of Sophia, a famous church built between the 800s and 1000s. Inside the church were amazing frescos that were unfortunately ...
... with really great color pattens, the main ones of course being dominated by blue. After enjoying the Blue Mosque, we walked through the hippodrome which is in the middle of the Blue Mosque and Hagia Sophia. We bought tickets to enter Hagia Sophia, which is considered one of the most amazing mosques in the world. It didnt dissapoint. The outside was impressive, but the inside was what most people liked the most. We walked around the bottom and top floors of the mosque for about ...
... the singer is today considered as a holy man. He was very generous, helped a lot of poor people and supported the restoration of some old churches. He was also appointed as UNICEF Ambassador and particularly beloved by the children as Michael Jackson.
The day I visited Krusevo thousands of fans arrived from all over the country to celebrate the singer with alive concerts of his songs.
There were a lot of problems to reach Krusevo by public ...
If you happen to turn up in Ohrid wondering what the place is all about, the name of the main street - Turisticka Boulevard - may provide a clue. Tourism is not new to Macedonia's side of lake Ohrid (the lake is shared between Macedonia and Albania) with the wealthy subjects of the Roman Empire enjoying a bit of a swim in the lake.
The old town is gorgeous and filled with churches in varying states of ruin or repair, the oldest being the ...