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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%
  • Average23%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
Travellers talk about
“great view” (27 reviews)
“old town” (30 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 27 reviews
"old town"
in 30 reviews
"highest point"
in 5 reviews
"worth the climb"
in 6 reviews
"up hill"
in 5 reviews
"entrance fee"
in 13 reviews
"steep walk"
in 4 reviews
"worth the effort"
in 4 reviews
"ohrid town"
in 10 reviews
"walk around"
in 4 reviews
"views over the lake"
in 4 reviews
"nice walk"
in 4 reviews
"enjoy the view"
in 4 reviews
"walls"
in 82 reviews
"tower"
in 17 reviews
"information"
in 21 reviews
"telescope"
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was a really interesting site with a long history, however there is not 1 sign to tell you any information which is a real shame. The views are lovely and it's easy to find. I would like to see money being spent on this...More

Thank fjane84
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Well, Fortress with nothing else... Great view over Ohrid and the Lake... must see and visit. Put it on your list and spend few euros for good foto shooting

Thank KokkiKoulussa
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Reviewed 7 January 2018 via mobile

A historical place in the city of Orhid with excellent view at the lake. Under the castle is the old city.

Thank Nikos A
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Reviewed 2 January 2018 via mobile

It's pretty, also someone pied on towers. Image shows where you can't go. Dude that checks cards is a good guy if you tell him you are with group.

Thank Filip I
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Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Good views but not not much else to see. It’s a fortress wall like any other. We went on a very cold day so not very pleasant for us, but explored it none the less. Easy to climb stairs and not very treacherous.

Thank almond6
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

This is agreat castle to visit mainly for glorious views over Ohrid and the lake but also intesting in its own right

Thank mike s
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Reviewed 22 December 2017

it was nica walking up to castel betwen old houses and nero streets ,when I arrived to castel ,I was amazied how beautiful is the panorma must visit place in ohrid

Thank nomad4838
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Reviewed 15 November 2017

It was a good walk uphill to the fortress, views are stunning as you walk up, the streets are cobbled, so quite accessible with buggy or wheelchair. Walking along the fortress walls was a bit hairy, there are safety rails, but some of the steps...More

Thank Linda B
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Reviewed 22 October 2017

Nothing much to add to what others have written. We got a taxi from town to go there [2 Euros] and, after visiting, had orange juice at the cafe , just a few steps away from the fortress. Then, we walked back down into town.

Thank FionaChinnor
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Reviewed 20 October 2017

Here history comes to life. With the right guide (which we had) a place of great interest and a great view over Ohrid and its surroundings.

Thank p_westenberg2
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