UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Macedonia

Only one site made it to the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Macedonia. This is a mixed category site.

  • Natural and Cultural Heritage Site of the Ohrid Region (1979)

Natural and Cultural Heritage Site of the Ohrid Region (1979)

UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Macedonia

The town of Ohrid is located near the shores of Lake Ohrid in Macedonia. It is one of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Macedonia and one of Europe’s oldest human settlements. Hence, it was listed under the Mixed site category by UNESCO. This town was founded in the 7th century and flourished until the 19th century. This town is also home to the oldest Slav monastery and over 800 iconic Byzantine monuments.

The Lake Ohrid is considered an important natural heritage site in Macedonia. Due to the combined natural value of the lake and the important monuments found within the Ohrid region, it was listed as a mixed site as part of the UNESCO World Heritage Sites in Macedonia.