Velestovo

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Location
41°04'59"N
020°49'00"E
Country
 Macedonia
Categories
  • Sacral
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Description

Velestovo (Macedonian: Велестово) is a village situated on the slopes of Galičica Mountain in Ohrid Municipality, North Macedonia. Located roughly 4 kilometres from the town of Ohrid, there are only 53 residents of Velestovo, most of whom are retired.

Demographics

According to the 2002 census, the village had a total of 53 inhabitants. Ethnic groups in the village include: Macedonians 53

Churches

Dormition of the Theotokos Church - from the 15th century Holy Trinity Church - the main church of Velestovo Monastery

People

Slave Ǵorǵo Dimoski (b. 1959) - poet Dubravka Kiselički -actress

Events

Poetry night at Velestovo (Поетска ноќ во Велестово) - Traditional poetry festival since 1989 Ǵomlezijada - food festival of traditional Ohrid's food Ǵomleze Fine Arts Colony

Accommodation

Villa Velestovo - Apartments in Velestovo Velestovo House - Apartments in Velestovo
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