Ohrid is notable for having 365 churches, each for every day of the year, and is referred as the Macedonian Jerusalem. Ohrid is rich in picturesque houses and monuments, and tourism is predominant.
The new, modern Ohrid, with the old part creates a synthesis between the past and the future. The old part represents a citadel and contains many cultural-historical monuments that attract the eyes of the tourists. Hotels and restaurants can be found on every corner.
A town of vast history and heritage, it was made a UNESCO heritage site in 1980. Ohrid is without a doubt the jewel in Macedonia's crown. Nestled between high mountains up to 2,800m and Lake Ohrid, it is not only a place of historic magnificence but also of outstanding natural beauty.
Ohrid hosts many cultural events, like: the Balkan Folklore Festival, Ohrid Swimming Marathon, Ohrid Summer Festival as well as many others.