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Struga

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.

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Struga

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.

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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.

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Struga

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.