Ohrid – the pearl of the town, situated on the shore of the lake of the same name and located in the south-west of Macedonia, near the border with Albania. It is an ancient city that existed during the Roman Empire, and many monuments of ancient architecture. Even from the ruins of the ancient theater, in which at the time were fighting gladiators. A well-preserved church of St. John the Divine, which rises on a cliff above the lake. In the heart of the old city is the Basilica of St. Sophia. This temple was built in the years 1037-1054, it remained unique icons XI century. Ohrid is also notable for the fact that this is where Cyril and Methodius worked on the creation of the Slavic alphabet.