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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a lovely, very interesting ruin. The mosaics on the floor are beautiful and impressive. We made a mistake of asking the man in the ticket booth for a small tour and he told us we could tell him how long we wanted it...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank JuliaSN
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The site is relatively small and largely comprising foundations of the ruined town but there are a couple of significant features. Firstly, there are a series of really beautiful and well preserved floor mosaics and secondly the amphitheatre is intact, albeit 50% restored, with great...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Dakles
Reviewed 9 September 2019

We got lost trying to find this place. The ruins can present the Roman style town or what is left of it. Worth visiting.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Timo K
Reviewed 8 September 2019

This place is very interesting to visit and has some beautiful mosaics The ampi theater is very cool and the views from the top if you climb up are lovely.

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank Amanda C
Reviewed 31 August 2019 via mobile

When you arrive you are given an explanation and you get to tour on your own absolutely a must see there are continuing to dig and find new ruins

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank CubaToronto
Reviewed 10 July 2019

This is one of the better sites in Macedonia. You're able to wonder round on your own and the ampitheatre is in good condition.

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank Joanne L
Reviewed 23 June 2019

Heraclea is a must if you are visiting Bitola. This is the ancient city above which Bitola was built. Although there is only ~20% uncovered from this ancient city, you can still notice the turbulent history it depicts. There are multiple early christian basilicas uncovered,...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank PetaKoMK
Reviewed 10 June 2019

Once again, a minimal entry fee: 120MKD = approx. $2.20 USD. Well preserved, and quite interesting to wander through. The attendant was quite nice; made sure to tell us a guided tour was included in the price, and that a map was included on the...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank JoelD1536
Reviewed 7 June 2019 via mobile

If staying in Ohrid, getting to Heraclea Lyncestis is about 1hour 30mins drive by coach, starting at Ohrid bus station and arriving at Bitola bus station, which is only a short walk away from Heraclea. The coach ticket is 310MKD return, which we bought at...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank lrcvll
Reviewed 7 June 2019 via mobile

Simple visit, interesting but lacking explanations. On the other hand I did not appreciate that the manager shoot in a gutter cat... what disrespect for animals!

Date of experience: June 2019
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vlado953
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Response from dawnGalicia | Reviewed this property |
We paid 1€ to get in last July 2017. I can't remember the opening hours which were posted on the gate but I do remember we were asked to leave well before the advertised time. I think we had to leave at 13.00.
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