Durresi Cultural Heritage

Normans attacked the city in 1071 CE, and then in 1081 CE subsequent attacks by the Venetians, and later the Ottomans, threatened the city’s very existence.

Most of the excavations began in the 1960's, and most of them are ongoing, allowing observers a rare opportunity to view an archaeological excavation in progress.

This castle is the most important tourist object of Kruja city. The castle was built during the V - VI centuries. It has an elliptic form with a perimeter of 804 meters.

This castle is located near Rodoni Cape and was built from Skanderbeg with the intention of reaching out to the sea. It was built during the first surrounding of Kruja on 1450 and was finished on 1452.

During the 2nd century CE, the city’s status as a major trade center was further enhanced by the construction of the “Via Egnatia”, a roadway linking the Adriatic with Thessalonica an

Early Christian Basilica of Shën Mëhill (Saint Michael) in Arapaj.The ruins of the St.

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