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Religious Monuments

The Lead Mosque The “Lead” Mosque, it was built in the year 1481.The social, cultural and religious structure embodies the topology of classic Turkish portico style halls with a cupola and the mosque at the right side of the...
Church of Saint Mitri Kisha e Shën Mitrit (St. Demetrius’ Church) doesn’t look like much, but it is interesting, nevertheless. What stands today here was rebuilt on the remains of an old temple in the XVI-XVII centuries; and the murals...
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...
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...
Bektashi World Headquarters The Bektashi Way is a mystical path whose goal is to perfect man’s soul. It is the path which guides the believer and brings him to his ultimate goal: closeness to God. As a doctrine originating from Islamic...
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...
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 Church of Saint Mary The Church of Saint Mary in the village of Labova e Kryqit has an inclusive cross-style with a typical provincial Byzantine roof type. Inside, the arches on two floors are used to support the roof, thus making...
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...

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