- Culture in Europe
- 17 Mar 2016
Ohrid is known for many things, situated on the shores of Lake Ohrid, the town of Ohrid is one of the oldest human settlements in Europe and there is one of the largest and deepest lakes in Europe. Ohrid is also notable for once having had 365 churches, one for each day of the year, and has been referred to as a "Jerusalem (of the Balkans). In 1979 and in 1980, Ohrid and Lake Ohrid were accepted as Cultural and Natural World Heritage Sites by Unesco.