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Naehe See, Ohrid 6000, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 5 days ago

This church recently celebrated 1,000 years. It is amazing to visit, with frescoes that I personally found beautiful. When the Ottoman Empire took over the region, they were painted or plastered over, and rediscovered after the Ottoman Empire collapsed. So while I agree with some...More

Thank straea
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

do not miss the church is near the roman amphithatre and right on top you can make a photo with full vire.

Thank mariustipa
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went to lissen to a concert of a russian cello player. The inside of the church is really beautifull and authentic, the accoustic is great!

Thank Irmien S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very important church which is celebrating 1000 years as of 2018. It is located in the center of Old Town, very easy to reach. From there, you can continue to St. Jovan Kaneo. Both churches are very close to each other. And then, higher to...More

Thank Beatriz M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Nominal admission fee (equivalent to $2). Lovely frescoes and iconostasis.Small but impressive. Located a few minutes walk from the lakefront. Good local restaurant across the street. Interior photos not allowed.

Thank ms57-ny
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had such a nice time and great talk to the people working there; Thank you Oliver for the talk and your time showing us the meaning of Saint Sophia;

Thank Nikola I
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

In the centre of the old town you can hardly avoid stumbling over it. The church building is interesting, and the frescoes inside magnificent. It's both a church and a concert venue as the acoustics are supposed to be top of the class (didn't attend...More

Thank ohlnielsen
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Saint Sophia church was one of the many churches I wanted to visit while in ohrid. It’s funny as we weren’t planning to visit today but accidentally came across it while walking around ohrid. This church is over 1000 years old. One of the larger...More

Thank Jellyroll1
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Great old church Saint Sophia, in byzantine style, with medieval walls around you, also good place to take some nice photos. really worth to check it

Thank Djordje M
Reviewed 17 July 2018 via mobile

Fantastic church in the middle of the old Town. They have indoor consert and probably outside as well because of the little amfitheater on the back.

Thank Mr D
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14 March 2015|
Response from dringdilara |
Indeed it can be visited. Taking pictures is officially not allowed, but you have a good chance to succeed in it all the same, since normally there is only one guardian, the one that sell the tickets i the ticket booth. Good... More