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DAJTI - MOUNT

The Dajti  National Park  is situated at Mount Dajti, located to the east of the city. Its highest peak is 1,613 m and features canyons, waterfalls, caves, a lake an ancient castle and a forest of pine.

You can reach Mount Dajti by car or car cable and explore the local restaurants, delicious cuisine and a beautiful  view of the city.

Durres

Durres, is Albanian’s second largest city. It is also one of the most important economic centers due to its port and commercial activity.
The city sits on the Adriatic Sea, offering a wonderful nature .

The city was named Epidamnus, which later became Dyrrachium. The most important object is the amphitheater with , dating back to the 2nd century AD.

Today the city is well known for the sandy beaches and warm sea waters. The beach is about 10.5 km long and is frequented by Albanian and foreign tourists from May until October.

Is one of the largest in the Balkans, dating back to the 2nd century AD.

Its diameter is more than 120 m. It is one of the biggest and most exquisite monuments that have survived from the ancient city.

You can also visit the Archaeological and  the Ethnographic Museums.

Kruja

Kruja is a characteristic old town located 32 km northwest of Tirana, 560 m  above sea level. The citadel have become the main Illyrian fortress in the area in the 4th century AD. The ottomans occupied Kruja two times ( in 1396 and 1415).

Town reached its zenith on the 28th of November 1443 when the Kruja castle was taken by Gjergj Kastrioti (Skanderbeg).

Tirana

Et’hem Bey Mosque is an 18th-century mosque located in the center of  Tirana. Closed under communist rule, the mosque reopened  in 1991.

Frescoes outside and in the portico depict trees, waterfalls and bridges – motifs rarely seen in Islamic art.

Lake Park Tirana

Is a large park surrounding an artificial lake to the South of Tirana. Aside the artificial lake, there are wonderful Botanical Gardens and the only zoo in Albania.

The National Historical Museum

is the country’s largest museum. In the main entrance is a large mural mosaic, that depicts purported ancient to modern figures from Albania’s history.

The Museum includes some Pavilions: of Antiquity,  of the Middle Ages, of Renaissance, of Independence, of Iconography, of the National Liberation Antifascist War, of Communist Terror, and Pavilion of Mother Teresa.