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Tsar Samuel's Fortress

Braka Miladinovtsi st, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
+389 46 266 670
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  • Excellent35%
  • Very good40%
  • Average22%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great view” (25 reviews)
“old town” (31 reviews)
“highest point” (5 reviews)
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Braka Miladinovtsi st, Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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+389 46 266 670
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"great view"
in 25 reviews
"old town"
in 31 reviews
"highest point"
in 5 reviews
"narrow steps"
in 4 reviews
"up hill"
in 5 reviews
"entry fee"
in 7 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 6 reviews
"upper gate"
in 5 reviews
"ohrid town"
in 11 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"nice walk"
in 4 reviews
"enjoy the view"
in 4 reviews
"view of the lake"
in 4 reviews
"walls"
in 86 reviews
"tower"
in 15 reviews
"information"
in 21 reviews
"macedonia"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I had thought the walk uphill would have been worse but it was not so bad as I thought. You go through the old Town always uphill, it is a bit exhausting but nothing too bad. There are people who live up here. Paid 60...More

1  Thank Beatriz M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The fortress lies on the top of the hill Ohrid can climb up its steps and admire the view of the entire city from there. The original appearance of the fortress is preserved. At sunset the landscape is incredible.

Thank mariustipa
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A hike up to the Fortress is great for catching the views of the lake and the town. In summer, do it when they open at 9, before it gets too hot.

Thank swede1102
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A long hike up to get to the fortress. Nice view of the town and the lake, but the fortress itself is nothing special. High admission price, not worth it. Views of the lake are accessible at other vantage points.

Thank ms57-ny
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great fortress with nice views. I think they should keep it up a little more than what they do, but it still is pretty great to check out.

Thank CheyNR
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visiting this fortress became like a little tradition of mine. From the inside you can have a marvellous view of the whole city of Ohrid, and of the lake. Last time I visited it was with my gf but it is also a great solo...More

Thank Igor P
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Nice view of the city Ohrid. In the hot summer days the walk feels like ages. The downside is obvious - higer prices for entrance fees for forigners.

Thank Kristijan S
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Ohrid is a great place to spend some time---beautiful lake, friendly people, good restaurants, and a laid back atmosphere. Whether you want to make Tsar Samoil's Fortress a major stop on your itinerary is another question. You can definitely get some nice views of town...More

Thank Robert N
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Reviewed 13 July 2018 via mobile

The walk to the fortress is nice and you will pass several cost streets. Although the fortress is partly destroyed it is still nice to visit.

Thank Jan Taeke G
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Reviewed 12 July 2018 via mobile

The fortress itself is quite nothing but the views to all directions are just great. I wouldn't go there with small children, who already walk themselves, because it would be too hard to carry them there but there is also too steep and narrow steps...More

Thank Anne A
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