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Church Saint Sofia Ohrid Macedonia

Church St. Sofia in Ohrid is one of the most significant monuments of medieval art and architecture in Macedonia.

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There is no precise historical data about the construction of the church. According to some, the present church was built on an older cult site. There are opinions that the old church probably existed in the time of Tsar Samuel, but for an unknown reason it was ruined and the later the church of St. Sofia was built during the time of Archbishop Lav (Leo) I (1035-56).

From Ohrid and Ohrid Lake, Macedonia
From Ohrid and Ohrid Lake, Macedonia
 
From Ohrid and Ohrid Lake, Macedonia

Church St. Sofia is one of the largest medieval churches in Macedonia and for long time is cathedral church of the Ohrid Archbishopric.

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