Samuil's Fortress is a fortress in the old town of Ohrid, Republic of Macedonia. It was the capital of the First Bulgarian Empire during the rule of Samuil in the middle-ages. Today, this historical monument is a major tourist attraction and was renovated in 2003.
According to recent excavations by Macedonian archaeologists, it was alleged that this fortress was built on the place of an earlier fortification, dated to 4th century B.C., which was probably built by king Phillip II of Macedon.
Samuil's Fortress over the old town in Ohrid
Interior of the fortress
Upper Gate of the fortress
Fortress wall in the winter
Map of the Samuil's Fortress
Castle of Samuil in Ohrid, reconstruction
Macedonian flag in Samoil Fortress
View of the Ohrid lake from the fortress
Front gate to the fortress