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Archeological Sites

The Monastery of Saint John Vladimir The Monastery of Saint John Vladimir (Shën Gjon Vladimiri) in Shijon is located only 4 km away from Elbasan. It was built in 1381 CE by the Albanian prince, Karl Topia, who brought the remains of Saint John...
Lepenica Cave Lepenica Cave is situated on the mountain and village of the same name, which has a height of 800 meters above the sea level. Pictures found in this cave represent post-Paleolithic art, which is known as the oldest...
The Tomb of Dervish Luzha The Tomb of Dervish Luzha in the village of Luzha, located southeast of Bajram Curri, is a religious monument of the Bektashi order of Sufi Islam.
Castle of Lekures This castle is located on a strategic hill overlooking the town of Saranda. From here it is possible to see the whole town as well as the islands of Ksamil. The castle of Lëkurs was built in the XVI century. It...
The Monastery of Ardenica The Monastery of Ardenica is located close to the village of Kolonja. It is a Byzantine structure occupying a surface area of about 2,500 m². This monument consists of the Saint Mary Church, the Saint Triad chapel...
The Tumuli Burials of Shtoj The Plain of Shtoj is situated about 5 km to the northeast of the city of Shkodra, in the vicinity of the villages of Boks and Dragoc, on the western side of the Kir River. The excavated tumuli, or burial mounds,...
Castle of Berat It was first mentioned in the VII - V centuries as a proto - urban dwelling place. In the year 216 BCE, during the wars between Rome and Illyrian armies it was named Antipatrea. What is interesting today is the...
Rozafa Castle The most important monument to visit in Shkodra is the Rozafa Castle, which rises from a rocky hill to the west of Shkodra. The waters of three rivers, Buna, Drini and Kiri, surround it. Rozafa is one of the...
Gjirokastra Castle Gjirokastra Castle is mentioned for the first time as a city and a castle in 1336 CE. At that time, it was the center of the Albanian feudal family, Zenebisheve. Later, during the lordship of Gjin Bue Shpata, it...
Castle of Borshi The castle of Borshi is located at a top of a hill and is highly damaged.This castle was built during the medieval times and it belongs to the IV century. It has a surface of 5 hectares and a basement made of...

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