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Address: Klimentov univerzitet bb, Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia
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Not a large collection, just nice and right

It's not a large collection of sacred icons, but it's pretty inclusive of the Ohrid area and includes many fine ancient icons from the many centuries of Orthodox Christianity in... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Larry A
Jackson, California, United States
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Jackson, California, United States
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It's not a large collection of sacred icons, but it's pretty inclusive of the Ohrid area and includes many fine ancient icons from the many centuries of Orthodox Christianity in this sacred area.

Thank Larry A
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Reviewed 26 March 2017 via mobile

The magnificent collection of religious icons on show in this gallery date from the middle of the 11th to the end of the 19th Century. All of them are vibrant and powerful and look like they were created yesterday, none of the photographs of them do them justice as it's difficult to capture the combination of painted elements and fine... More 

Thank william C
Kazanlak, Bulgaria
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 September 2016

Very exciting gallery for people of art, people who respect the history of christian religion. I was really impressed of the lecture about methods of painting icons.

Thank nantona
Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016

I was speechless when I entered the Gallery. I recommend a guided tour, since the written information for every icon is not sufficient. Worth every penny!

Thank preveduvac
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Reviewed 29 August 2016

The biggest surprise was icon old for one thousand years. You can really enjoy it in silence and prayer.

Thank _ud0v_tg
Bar, Montenegro
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 September 2015

I've never seen such old icons before, the oldest ones are from XI century. It's a pity that you can't take photos. This place will be extremely interesting for orthodox christians.

Thank Anukhina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 September 2015

There are here some icons I've never seen before and it's wounderful. They are arranged in period order so you can see some differences and influences. Unfortunaly you canlt take pictures inside.

Thank Alexandra P
Saint Louis, Missouri
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 43 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 August 2015

It is worth the climb up for the views, but the fortress itself is little more than a shell now. For some really good views, hike around the north side, along the cliff overlooking the Lake. There are paths down to s tiny beach lined with willows and flowers.

Thank juhlemann
Thessaloniki, Greece
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Reviewed 22 August 2015

Wonderful place but you have to be someone there to explain everything...by your own you can not understand many things....just see and then leave!

Thank NatalyGo
Columbia, Missouri
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Reviewed 12 July 2015

The gallery (which has a 100 denar entrance fee) houses a small, but lovely collection of icons, most from Ohrid, but others from around the country. Tastefully displayed and, at least during my visit, not at all crowded. No pictures allowed.

Thank LMOverby

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