Classical Amphitheatre

Amphitheatre in Ohrid

Ohrid's impressive amphitheatre was built in the Hellenistic period (around 200 BC); the Romans later removed 10 rows to accommodate gladiators and used it as a site for Christian executions. Today it's incongruously hemmed in by residential housing and a little underwhelming as a historic attraction. In summer it is brought to life as a venue for Ohrid's Summer Festival performances.