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Explore Macedonia's ancient history at Bay of the Bones Museum, a reconstructed lake dwelling with elements from Ohrid's Bronze Age, Iron Age, and Roman civilizations. Walk across the wooden bridge to the pile dwellings, built on a platform on the lake, and see a wide array of artifacts on display that were found on the lakebed. Get up-close looks at pottery, tools, and other household objects inside the main building on the shore, itself a remnant from Roman times. As you wander the village, imagine the way its residents would have lived thousands of years ago, surviving off the resources around the lake and sheltering in their clay and reed huts. Keep in mind that the museum is in an outdoor setting, so dress appropriately. To visit Bay of the Bones Museum on your holiday in Ohrid, and find out what else Ohrid has to offer, use our Ohrid tour itinerary builder website .
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Bay of the Bones Museum Reviews
I'd seen so many pictures before since they show it everywhere that u thought I would be underwhelmed when I went but this wasn't the case at all! Definitely worth a visit more »
Mukava ja pakollinen paikka pysähtyä ohikulkumatkalla. Erikoinen laituripaikka järvellä, minkä ympärille rakennettu nähtävyys! more »Nice and compulsory place to stop on a passing trip. A special pier place on the lake, with an attraction built around!
You should visit this beautiful place if you are into history and/or nature. The houses are authentic, the views are stunning, the water is crystal clear, the entrance fee is reasonable. Unluckily there are only few pieces of information available on spot, there should be a bit more available for people who want to know this place.
It's amazing how every single house was brought back to its real purpose. Everything looks just like the historical village. I was very impressed
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