Often called the "Pearl of the Balkans", the UNESCO World Heritage city of Ohrid is more than 5,000 years old, making it one of the oldest human settlements in Europe. The first inhabitants called it Lychnidos meaning City of Lights. It boasts a rich history and was once an important trading centre on one of the most famous ancient routes across Europe.
Milcho Geiorgievski, an art historian, explained: Via Egnatia was one of the main roads across the Roman empire. It connected Rome with Constan... READ MORE : http://www.euronews.com/2014/05/21/macedonian-life-2-ohrid-s-historical-treasures
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