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Religious Monuments

Church of St. Mary of Vllaherna St. Mary of Blachernae Church (Albanian: Kisha e Shën Mëri Vllahernës) is a church inside Berat Castle, in Berat, Albania, named after the famous Church of St. Mary of Blachernae, near the Palace of Blachernae in...
Church of Saint Anthony The Church of St. Anthony of Padua in Laç (Kisha e ShënAnoit) is located close to the town of Laç, 3 km away. The church was built in 1557 CE in honor of Saint Anthony of Padua, a Catholic saint who was born in...
Orthodox Cathedral Korça's Orthodox Cathedral of the Resurrection was completely rebuilt in 1992 after the previous church on this site, St. George cathedral, was destroyed by the Communist authorities in 1968. Now the impressive...
Church of the Annunciation Situated on the eastern side of the castle, the Church of Evangelistria is diferent from most of its contemporary churches, and is distinguished for its larger proportions and for a more careful elaboration of its...
Et-hem Beu mosque This is the only still existing mosque out of eight mosques that were built in Tirana in century XVIII-XIX. Its foundation was laid by MollaBey at the end of the century XVIII, and the chapel was completed by his...
Lead Mosque Located behind the Rozafa  Castle, the Lead Mosque was built in 1773 CE by Mehmet Pasha Bushati and is one of the most prominent cultural and religious monuments in the city of Shkodra. Of particular significance...
Castle of Drishti This castle is located 6 kilometers from the Middle Bridge over Kir River. The actual village is found under the antique Drivatum. It was built during the Roman period as a shelter place for the road Shkodër -...
The Church of Saint Nicolas in Shelcan The Church of Saint Nicolas in Shelcan (Kisha e Shën Nikollës) is located in the village of Shelcan in the district of Shpati, southeast of Elbasan. Inside the church there are valuable frescoes painted by Onufri...
Catholic Church Heart of Christ Tirana's oldest surviving Catholic Church is the Roman-style Jesuit church, built by Giovanni Santi (from Udine in Italy) in 1939. In 1967, when all the religious activity in Albania was banned, it was stripped of...
The Church of Saint Michael The Church of Saint Michael (Shën Mëhilli) was painted 1726 in by the Zoografi brothers.

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