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Tsar Samuel's Fortress

Braka Miladinovtsi st, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
+389 46 266 670
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“great view” (21 reviews)
“old town” (26 reviews)
Braka Miladinovtsi st, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
+389 46 266 670
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Incredible view over Ohrid. We were planning on heading back up to watch the sun set but didn't quite make it

Thank KimberleyBimson
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is worth the limb to the hill over the old town, entry is cheap at under £1, although there is little to see other that the views from the newly restored/built ramparts of 2 sides. There is very little by the way of historical...More

Thank Dickie D
Reviewed 1 week ago

The fortress is dominating the town of Ohrid, on the top of the hill. Interesting history of the fortress and Tzar Samuilo.

Thank nevenjerkovic
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The fortress itself is a ruin except for the walls which give you great views in all directions. The views merit the 60md entry fee however there was no info about the fort at all. Note that steps up to the walls are very steep.

Thank Beenmostplaces
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Most medieval fortresses are in disrepair however this is not one of them. The walk alngside this fortress with the lake backdrop is exquisite. I recomnend it highly.

2  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We came across this lovely fortress on our walk. very interesting place however i did not see much information in English on this place, so if you visit you need to do some reading from Lonely planet or eye witness or google search on it...More

Thank Fadhley
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were lucky to visit the fortress on a sunny day when it was not too crowded with tourists so we could easily walk around its very narrow stairs and paths. The fortress itself is ordinary but its must visit since it gives you amazing...More

Thank Magdalena I
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I stopped by the fortress early on my first day in Ohrid before any of the tour buses had arrived so I had the whole place to myself (benefits of the off-season!). I explored the walls for about 30 minutes, taking in the views of...More

Thank Andrea S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We didn't know we would have to pay to get in, if you like to take pictures then it's worthy. It's around 40mkd. There is nothing to see inside but it's a good place to see Ohrid from a high place.

Thank Edgar T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

It is cheap and you get nice views for 60 denar. Not a must, but it makes for nice pictures. The fort itself is mostly a slightly old wall.

Thank Frank M. H
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