Church of St. John the Theologian in Kaneo

More about the church  

The church of St. John the Theologian in Kaneo is built during the 13th century. Standing alone on a cliff overlooking the Lake of Ohrid, above the fishing settlement of Kaneo, it is one of the landmarks of the old town of Ohrid and a favourite symbol in the entire city. The architecture is a combination of Byzantine and Armenian elements. The very impressive and the magnificent and masterly done decoration of bricks and tuff bricks, make this church one of the most recognizable medieval monuments not only in Ohrid, but also worldwide. Today, many visitors are coming to light a candle and pray for their beloved ones, to get married in this small church devoted to St. John the Theologian and to enjoy the scenic area that will fill your soul and leave you without words.