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Address: Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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Private Full Day Trip to Ohrid from Skopje
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Plaoshnik

Lots of history in one place for a small entrance free. It has some really nice views to the Kaneo church too. On site there is also a cafe where you can buy refreshments for the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
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Macau, China
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Macau, China
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39 reviews
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Lots of history in one place for a small entrance free. It has some really nice views to the Kaneo church too. On site there is also a cafe where you can buy refreshments for the steep hike up to the fortress.

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Pacific Coast Australia, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2017

We were disappointed that these ruins were secondary to the rebuilt Church on the site. The monolithic under construction new St Clements University buildings completely overshadowed this important historic site. For some reason signage had not been thought of by the powers that be

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Astana, Kazakhstan
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4 reviews
Reviewed 31 March 2017 via mobile

This place has an interesting history. But if you are not into it, you should visit Plaoshnik anyway, because you will feel the energy of it there. I've been there in the late evening, when sun almost was under the horizon, and this place turned into some magical monastery. During the day you can visit the building, but they are... More 

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Thank issenushka
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36 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2017

It's a holy and archaeological place, a must see in Ohrid. The church was built in the 9th century on the foundation of an early Christian basilica. St. Clement was buried in this monastery, in the tomb which was built by his own hands. You can also see the mosaic floors which date from the period between 4th and 6th... More 

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 103 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 January 2017

This place is in the process of renovation, rebuilding and building. That makes not a very best impression when You visiting. Hardly find a place to make a pic, without construction. Also, have to be mentioned, that all of this place is rebuild from 0 and is not authentic.

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Latvia
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Very nice place to visit. Entrance is free of charge and inside You can buy candles and light them. Also the outside of the building is pretty amazing and the view over the lake from here is unbelievable. We took some time just to sit outside the church and just enjoy the view.

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Skopje, Republic of Macedonia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 November 2016

Plaoshnik really is a great place to visit. Couple of years is builded on the basic of the very old churches, here is the oldest part of the town with so many archeological artefacts. And have a wonderful panoramic view on the lake

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Litija, Slovenia
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62 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 October 2016

it was a small church and a restaurant near, with archeological remnants all around still 5 years ago, now there is an entrance fee and they are building more and more new concrete buildings.

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Sofia, Bulgaria
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 20 October 2016

Lovely place - full of history and outstanding view over the Ohrid lake. Indeed, it was extremely interesting to see this ancient building from St. Kliment's and St Naum's times and this kind of university that brought, together with Preslav school, the enlightenment in the Slavic World. I would appreciate if more info could be exposed for visitors about the... More 

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leighton buzzard
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

Plaoshnik is a church that has been rebuilt albeit very well.In front of the church is some Roman pillars which are more interesting.

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