Church of Saint John the Theologian Kaneo

Church of Saint John the Theologian Kaneo


The church of Saint John the Theologian 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 Saint John the Theologian and to enjoy the scenic area that will fill your soul and leave you without words.

 

Photos

Saint John the Theologian Kaneo wit sunrays and Ohrid lake on the background
Saint John the Theologian Kaneo standing on the clif, lighten in night
Saint John the Theologian Kaneo people around the church, with blue lake on the background
Saint John the Theologian Kaneo standing on the clif with green trees around and small boats in the lake below the church