The Robevci House was built by Todor Petkov in the 1860’s for his family since their old house was burnt down. Todor Petkov was a rich merchant and he built this 3-storey house with in Macedonian design and architecture. Notice the beautiful windows that you can see prominently from outside. Walk in and you can find priceless archaeological artefacts showcased at the museum that include two torsos of Goddess Iris- the goddess of rainbow and the messenger of Olympian gods.
Highlights of the museum include:
- Archaeological objects dating from the ancient times to the medieval period.
- Ruins exacted from the region that have rare epigraphs from the Ohrid region.
- The upper floor that has a collection of carved wood work made by the students of the Ohrid carving school and beautiful art creations done by the artists who were born in Ohrid.
- The collection of icons that date back to as early as the 11th century.
- The personal memorabilia, original furnishings, décor items and old photographs belonging to the Robevci family.
- A golden mask that dates back to the 5th century.
- The beautiful artwork that forms the heart of the building including the stunning carved ceiling on the third floor.
The National Ohrid Museum actually was established in the early 16th century and was first accommodated in Saint Clément’s Church of Bogorodica Perivleptos, making it one of the oldest museums in world! If you like history, this place is perfect to kick start your stay in the city.
Entrance Ticket Details For Robev Family House
- Adults : MKD 100
- Students : MKD 50
How to Reach Robev Family House
- By Bus : Tamaro Bus Stop (Bus Station Tamaro) 1.2 kilometre away
- By Taxi
- By renting a Bike.
- By Walking
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