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The Resurrection of Christ - fresco, 11-th century, monastery of Nerezi

The Resurrection of Christ - fresco, 11-th century, monastery of Nerezi

The Republic of Macedonia, is a landlocked country in the heart of the Balkans. It is bordered by Bulgaria , Serbia , Greece and Albania. The easiest way to reach the country if you are a visitor from the North/West is through Serbia's E-75 highway. If you come from the East Greek and Bulgarian highways are opened for you. 

The people of Macedonia are friendly and famous for their devotion to nightlife and various sorts of parties involving music, drink and food.

The capital Skopje features several decent clubs. Much of the old architecture was badly damaged by an earthquake in 1963, and the city has been rebuilt as sprawling metropolis of socialist housing projects, suburbia and everything in between. Parts of the the old town remain, including a medieaval fortress and Ottoman-style bazaar.

Lakeshore city of Ohrid in the southwest is a major highlight. Located in a very beautiful area, with rugged mountains and pristine lakes, you find a medieval town with one of the best collection of icons. 

Mountain resort of Mavrovo offers year-round activities such as skiing, hiking, mountain biking. In the nearby village of Galichnik a costume-clad folk festival of traditional wedding takes place each summer.

The carnevals of Vevchani and Strumica are major events on the calendar of fun-lovers.

Dojran City is spread on 132km2 area, from which 42km2 are on the Dojran Lake . The city is situated near the lake Dojran on the southeastern part of Macedonia on altitude above sea level from 146 m. near the border with Greece .

If you want peace and calmness you could always stay at Villa Dojrana the luxury Villa at the hearth of the City Star Dojran.


October 06, 2006 change by neron

October 22, 2006 change by dckyluke

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