Tuesday, March 29, 2011
Macedonia - Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid region
Saint Panteleimon in Ohrid. It is within the area of Ohrid region, a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Sent by Ana from Skopje, Macedonia.
Writing, education and Slavonic culture - all spread out from Ohrid in the 7th to 19th centuries. It is a cultural centre of great importance for the history not only of this part of the Balkan Peninsula, but also for all nations of the Slavonic tongue and for world history and literature, with precious manuscripts and other rarities. This city and its historic-cultural region are located in a natural setting of exceptional beauty, while its architecture represents the best preserved and most complete ensemble of ancient urban architecture of the Slavic lands.