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Macedonia is located in the central part of the Balkan Peninsula in South East Europe. Surrounded by land from all sides Macedonia borders with Serbia and Kosovo from North, Greece from South, Bulgaria from East, Albania from West.

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St. Clement – “Small” – church in Ohrid

St. Clement – “Small” – church in Ohrid

The Church dedicated to St. Clement (Св. Климент) is the only one from the Ohrid churches that since its beginning has been devoted to the patron of the city. The epithet “Small” is probably obtained because of its modest dimensions.

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St. Demetrius (St. Dimitrij) Church in Bitola

The church St. Demetrius (St. Dimitrij, Macedonian – Св. Димитрија, Св. Димитриј) in Bitola was built in 1830, replacing the former old burnt chapel from 1726.

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Tsar Samoil fortress (Самоилова тврдина) in Ohrid

Tsar Samoil fortress is considered one of the largest preserved fortifications in Macedonia. The fortress was first mentioned by the historian Titus Livy in the 3rd century BC, as a fortress of the city Lychnidos. Bigger more detailed description dates from the 5th century when the fortress was defended from tribal attacks during the Great Migration period.

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Мetropolitan residence in Bitola

The building of the Metropolitan residence in Bitola, according to its historical and architectural aesthetic values, has the status of a cultural monument of the Republic of Macedonia.

Treskavec Мonastery near Prilep – Dormition of the Mother of God

Treskavec monastery (Манастир Трескавец) is located at about ten kilometers from Prilep city under the peak “Zlatovrv“ (Златоврв). The monastery church is dedicated to the Dormition of the Mother of God (Успение на Богородица).

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Heraclea Lyncestis, ancient city near Bitola

Heraclea is mentioned by most of the ancient writers: Polybius, Strabo, Caesar and others.,  in all itinerariums (Itinerarium Antonini and others.) in Tabula Peutingeriana as a station on the road Heraclea – Stobi.