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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

Durrësi beach, situated only 39 km away  from Tirana, is the biggest and the most populated beach of the country. It has a length of 6 km with a considerably wide strip of sand.

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

Epidamnos was involved in the Peloponnesian War. During Roman times the name was changed to Dyrrachium. The war led to many political and architectural changes in the city.

This is the only still existing mosque out of eight mosques that were built in Tirana in century XVIII-XIX.

Finiq (Phoenice) is located near the modern city of Saranda and is about 20 km north of Butrint Lake and the Albanian border with Greece.

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