Places

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.

Apollonia:  It is one of the most important archaeological sites of Albania.

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.

Housed in two charming and well-preserved Ottoman-era buildings around a cobblestone courtyard that are worth to visit, the town's archaeology museum holds 1,200 Hellenic, Roman and Post-Byzantine objects from 6000 BCE

The Cape of Lagji closes the Durrësi bay, in its south. It is suitable for diving. Nearby, there are the small beaches of rare beauty of Bardhori and Gjenerali.

Bashtova Castle is situated close to the village of Bashtova, about 3-4 km north of the Shkumbini River estuary. The castle was built in the 15th century CE and was used by the Venetians.

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