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Religious Monuments

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...
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...
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...
Iljaz Mirahori’s Mosque Iljaz Mirahori’s Mosquewas built in 1484. This mosque is the most ancient monument in the city, and stands out for its historical, cultural, religious and architectural values. It is situated south-west of the Fan...
The Ristozi Church of Mbroje The Ristozi Church of Mbroje in Korca is defined and framed by the naos, a porch that lies in the western and southern parts. The church structure is an inscribed cross type. On the eastern wall, we find the...
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...
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...
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...

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