Struga the city of is situated on the shore
of Ohrid Lake. It has been known since the time of Ilirs, and many of old writers
of traveling guides have noted that Struga
was a very vivid city, with developed trade, great
markets and the houses of the wealthy citizens were always
beautiful and decorative.
That is why the well-known saying: "There
is no pace like Struga" since then. In this tourist region three are 65
tourist units where the accommodation can reach up to 17 000 visitors at a time. In the course of the year 60 000 tourists visit Struga, which is equivalent
to 300 000 overnights.
since 1961 Struga is a host of the an internationally
known festival of poetry known as "Struga Poetry Evenings. The festival
is held every year towards the end of August and is the world's largest event of
this kind.T he Struga Poetry Evenings and "the traveling of the eel" the
two main world attractions that Struga's inhabitants are proud of and the
museum d-r Nikola Nezlobinski, of course.
Among the more important cultural monuments
is the church "St. George", whose effigies date from the 13 to 19 centuries. In
another church whit same name ("St. George") built
in 1267, where are a mosaic from the 5th century has been discovered. It is
worth visiting the fisherman village Kalishta and the church St Bogorodica
that is on the lake shores itself and the cave's church St.Atanasij.