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Monuments of Saints Cyril and Methodius

Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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The sentiment was lost in the art

Catholic church inspired statue. It is a megalithic block of stone, and appears rather... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
cherriesfan_9
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Cheltenham, United Kingdom
For lovers of anything Macedonian and slavonic

St Kiril and St Metodi, were the ones who invented and then spread the Cyrillic (Cyril named after... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
SimDiesel
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Sydney Australia
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  • Poor5%
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Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Catholic church inspired statue. It is a megalithic block of stone, and appears rather overpowering, rather inspiring. We felt that the sentiment was lost in the art.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

St Kiril and St Metodi, were the ones who invented and then spread the Cyrillic (Cyril named after Kiril in our national language) alphabet throughout the entire slavic speaking world. The monument is basically just a statue, however it holds important historical value, and is...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This caught our eye walking past it was a bold statue surrounded by Lavender. A bit of research showed these created the Cyrillic alphabet. Definitely worth a photo

Reviewed 10 June 2017

The teachers are posed together atop a tree base with spreading roots, an homage to the tree of wisdom. The fine sculpting of this work is worth a closer look. Walk around the base so you can see the intricacy of the tree roots from...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017

Many don't realize it but it was these two brothers, saints of early Christianity who, in order to spread the faith to the Slavs, had to create the alphabet that bears on the one brother's name, Cyrillic, in the middle of the 9th century. The...More

Reviewed 17 November 2016

The monuments are well located, and as usual in Macedonia, dedicated to religion. The statues are nice and it's pleasant to watch at them walking in the park, but nothing tremendous.

Reviewed 21 October 2016

These monuments add to attraction of the walk along the waterfront. Acquaint yourself with the history or these saints and their role in Ohrid's history. Look at the detail on the monuments.

Reviewed 3 October 2016

So these brothers created the Cyrillic alphabet which is a pretty big deal. But the statue looks like one of the guys is being a nuisance and trying to grab what the other guy is reading :) Its located right in the center of Ohrid,...More

Reviewed 21 September 2016

These two men are so historically important not just to Ohrid but to the known world in their time. it is nice to see the monument honoring them. They created the Slavic alphabet used in many countries. It is a special landmark in the middle...More

Reviewed 20 September 2016

There are a number of these larger than life bronze sculptures with religious history themes in the old town square & they do add to attractiveness of the square & the old harbour precinct

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