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Religious Monuments

The Church of Rubik The Church of Rubik is located on the top of a rocky hill overlooking the small town of Rubik. The church represents one of the most important religious monuments of the 12th - 13th centuries CE. Its construction...
The Monastery of Saint Nicolas The Monastery of Saint Nicolas in Mesopotam is a beautiful monument located in the village of Mesopotam, not far from the touristic city of Saranda. It is quite accessible thanks to its location on the national...
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.
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...
The Monastery of Saint Prodhom The monastery of St. John the Forerunner is founded in 14th c. by some monks coming from Boboshtitca. Later on, during the flourishing period of Voskopoja in the 17th and 18th centuries, the monastery of St. John...
The Red Mosque The remains of the Red Mosque are visible to the south of the upper fortress, near the west surrounding-wall of the castle. It is believed that this monument is the mosque that Elvia Celebiu identifies as Sultan...
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...
The Saint Triad Church The Saint Triad Church was built between the second half of the 13th century CE and the beginning of 14th century CE.It is the best example of the inscribed cross-type churches with a cupola. It is composed of a...

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