This church is currently being restored. It is well worth a visit - the frescoes inside are amazing and quite detailed. Entrance is 100 MKD. The attendant lent us a guidebook which explained the history. Many of the frescoes detail key moments in the life of Jesus and despite some water damage have been well preserved.
It is worth the climb up for the views, but the fortress itself is little more than a shell now. For some really good views, hike around the north side, along the cliff overlooking the Lake. There are paths down to s tiny beach lined with willows and flowers.
The gallery (which has a 100 denar entrance fee) houses a small, but lovely collection of icons, most from Ohrid, but others from around the country. Tastefully displayed and, at least during my visit, not at all crowded. No pictures allowed.
you look. The museum is no Hermitage, but rather small. It holds precious pieces of art, priceless. No wonder there is a camera watching you.
Try and compare these icons with the icons of the Romanian churches ( in the north of the country). There are some similarities though..
Some travellers arrived there and found a closed door...the gallery is...