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Monastery of Saint Naum

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Address: Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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The most wonderful , tranquil place you could hope to see. we had our wedding reception here, wonderulf choirs singing in teh grounds and breathtaking views

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Lagos, Nigeria
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

The most wonderful , tranquil place you could hope to see. we had our wedding reception here, wonderulf choirs singing in teh grounds and breathtaking views

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Hong Kong, China
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This old monastery is a popular day trip. It is on the border with Albania and is semi interesting. The boat ride is enjoyable and there are a couple of restaurants there.

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Vilnius, Lithuania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It is very original tour in the beautiful river. You are going to be able to see turtles living in the nature, but it is not guaranteed. Boater will tell You the stories about monastery and nature surroundings. It is really charming and romantic experience.If You are at St Naum, You just have to experience it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

Located on the lakeshore and with great view to the mountains and the lake. Marvellous buildings in total harmony with the enviroment. The presence of a great number of peacocks adds to the experience.

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Zarki Letnisko, Poland
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 December 2016

The monastery is now partially converted into a hotel. The place of an average interest. There is a sarcophagus of Saint Naum. They claim you can listen to his heart beating.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 November 2016

Situated on a hill overlooking lake Ohrid this monastery is named after the medieval saint who founded it although there are ruins on the site of earlier christian worship, from the 900's, including some interesting mosaics. Well worth a visit preferably with a guide.

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Munich, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

Sven Naum is just an extraordinary place, a tiny tiny tiny extra small village at the top end of south east Macedonia, at the border with Albania. The monastery is pretty and offers nice view over the lake and both Macedonia and Albania. But I truly recommend you to take the path going west when you are in front of... More 

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 November 2016

The transport to the Monastery of Saint Naum is very well organized, you can enjoy a boat ride, go with a car or take a cab. Once you go there you will be amazed. Remarkable gardens, stunning views and beautiful peacocks walking around. We ate tasty fish at one of the restaurants and after took a ride with a small... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

You can reach the monastery by a big boat taken from the bay of Ohrid or by car. We went with the boat, as we wanted to see more, but regretted the decision at one point. It is very, very slow, takes about an hour and a half to travel the distance that takes around 20 minutes by car. We... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 November 2016

This 2 km trail is very nice and recomended. The beginning is near the monastery - a sign showing the entrance into the springs area. The path leads into the nature reserve around the springs, and back to the entrance road parking. Very easy walking trail leads to some beautiful points of view, of the clear springs. At the end... More 

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