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Post-Byzantine Churches in Voskopoja and Vithkuqi, Albania

The churches in Voskopoja and Vithkuqi in southeastern Albania are a group of 12 churches built during the 17th and 18th centuries. They are the most authentic evidence of the extraordinary economic development of these two Christian centers during the

Posted in 2018, Albania, Shortlist 2018

Historic Centre of Gjirokastra, Albania

Located in southeastern Europe, Albania retains influences of all major European and Mediterranean civilizations. One of its most notable cities, Gjirokastra, is situated in the Drino valley, the richest archaeological area in the country. Dating back to the middle Bronze

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Roman Amphitheatre in Durrës, ALBANIA

The Amphitheatre of Durrës, dating back from the beginning of the 2nd century, was discovered only in the 1960s. It is located in the very centre of the city, known in antiquity by the name of Epidamnos or Dyrrachium. It

Posted in 2013, Albania Tagged with: