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St. Dimitrie (St. Demetrius) church - Ohrid, Macedonia
The church dedicated to St. Demetrius (Dimitrie) located in front of the entrance of the church Holy Mary Perybleptos is a small one-aisled temple that dates back to the 14th century, when it was also painted. This church can be counted among the smaller churches in Ohrid city. Originally, the church had two entrances, one from the south and one...
Grigor Prlichev (Григор Прличев) - memorial house - Ohrid, Macedonia
The native house of Grigor Prlichev in Ohrid was probably built in the first decades of the XIX century and had a courtyard on the south side overlooking the Ohrid Lake. The house later was ruined, until 1997, when an initiative started to restore it to its authentic location. The foundation stone was laid in 1998 and two years later...
Ancient Theater - Ohrid, Macedonia
The Ancient Theater in Ohrid is located below the Samuil’s fortress near the Upper Gate and the church Holy Mary Perybleptos. It was built at the end of the 3rd century BC, in the period of the late Hellenism, and was intended for displaying dramatic, musical and poetic representations of the lovers of theatrical art. The Ancient Theater was built...
St. Constantine and Helena church - Ohrid, Macedonia
The temple dedicated to the saints Constantine and Helena in Ohrid, near the church Holy Mary Perybleptos, was built and painted somewhere around 1400. It was built with the patronage pledge of the Hieromonk Partenij, and its painting is one of the last representatives of the artistic trends of the Ohrid painting from the second half of the 14th...
Holy Mary Perybleptos (St. Clement) – Ohrid, Macedonia
The Church Holy Mary Perybleptos in the old part of Ohrid city near the Upper Gate was built before 1295 and is the oldest and most beautiful church in this city. The church was built by Progon Zgur who was son-in-law of the Byzantine Emperor Andronicus II Palaiologus. During the Turkish rule when St. Clement's church St. Panteleimon was converted...