Valbona

Valbona Tropoje Albania
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The great name of Valbona, currently includes about 37 houses with just 300 inhabitants. The village is set in a semi-steep slope, on the banks of the river of the same name, between Mount Kollata, the mountain opposite Jezerca and Pecmar, at an altitude of 810 meters above sea level. The so-known village has its roots in the Albanian village of Vuthaj, which is today in Montenegro. Elder 78, Muhamet Selimi, shows that the roots of the village are at least 400 years old. At that time, in this gorge there were summer dwellings for livestock the inhabitants of this village. A grandson (of the girl) who had remained an orphan at the age of four months after she grew up and got married wanted to stay at least rented in the verdict even during the winter. Why so? Because, according to the Kanun (to this day) grandson (daughter, daughter of the village) has no share in the village, because there can only be a grandson in the male line. But while staying there for a few years, the nephew gave birth to children, they grew up and married, as much as this family was multiplied, her followers refused to leave, the problem went to court. The grandson who had been left in the village to live in the house, to guard them, had died. Judges of the time to solve the problem sought to go to Valbona and according to the laws of the time if the house chimneys smoke, the land belonged to them. By contrast, he belonged to Vuthaj. In court (it is not known who taught Valbonaceans (more precisely the predecessors of today’s Selimaj tribe), but when the judges went to see that every house was smoking, it forced them to give the verdict that the land belonged to them. 300 years ago, so the village of Valbona was born.

 

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Kisha e “Shën Kollit”,

Tropojë, Albania

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The Perhondia Church (Pendarhondia) is sh. XI, ie, was built around 1050, which is older than the ones that are standing in tons of the country, rebuilt on the foundations of a Paleochristian (ie, the first Christianity, up to the VIth of our century) and presents interesting architectural features , with the introduction of Gothic and Byzantine elements. She was studied by ing. architect, prof. Alexander Meksi, and was carefully restored as a monument to the importance of culture. The church is named after Saint Nicholas and was once inside the monastery with the same name, which – according to some limited surveys, which we can make, seems to have been burned in sh. XVI for unknown and remaining reasons to be explored. According to a document drawn up in October 1399, Manastir had a rich and luxurious library. This document, quoted by K. Papadopoulos, in 1884 in Odessa, in the Archaeological VI Cloister, was compiled here by Danielle, Priest Jeromeak and Igumen of Manastir, in the presence of Prince Teodor Muzak III (Muzaka twice heroically and killed in the battle of Kosovo, 10 years ago, in 1389), and of a number of senior religious principals. It is a rich and interesting inventory of the valuable book that would be brought up and secured at the fortress of Beligrad (Berat) in the Shengjergj Monastery, fearing the close intervention of the Turks.

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24-24

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The Kruma Mountains

Kuçovë Albania

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The Kruma Mountains offer beautiful landscapes and relais destinations, pilgrimage destinations, natural and archeological objects caves, mountain climbing on top of the town, which is the most famous tourist resort. The climbing is done by Cahani. It is located at the foot of Pashtriku, in the north-west of the mountain and Krume Mountain (Kruma Mountain), from which comes a large source of groundwater called Vrella with clean and cold water, serving the local population for water needs fresh. From this spring at the bottom of the mountain, starts the Kruma River with clear and fresh waters, which goes westward, and, with the other branches and becoming larger, the curve slightly to the left as a bow and join the Drin. They are very famous for livestock such as goats, sheep, etc. where every year the “Dhia Hasit” fair is organized in the Kruma Mountains.

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24-24

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Dajç Cave

Has, Albania

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It is located about 10 km east of Kruma. It is located in the Dajç neighborhood of Mujaj village. It has been inhabited since the Bronze Age, the Iron Age and the early antiquity. This is evidenced by objects discovered in the cave such as swords, knives, pottery. Dajç Cave (2600 PES-1200 PES) about 10 km east of Krumë. This cave is located in the Daç district of Mujaj village. It is a very cavernous cave of its kind, dating back to ancient times from the archaeological excavations carried out here This cave has been inhabited since ancient times and the whole district area has different summits. In this cave were searched in 1985 -1987 by archeologist Muhamet Bela and according to research this cave is inhabited since the Bronze Age of Iron until the early antiquity. During the research of these years, swords have been discovered knives and various types of pottery. As this cave is similar and one in the Dajcite town and is called a cave with a yard for which there was never spoken and checked, and in the vicinity of this neighborhood there are some uncontrolled summits.

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24-24

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Stone formations

Vaskat e gurit ne Theth Tropoj Albania

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Rocky Quarry in Sandy, are rock formations created by the abundant floods of the black river water descending from the village of Kaprre. In the village of Kaprre this water creates the Syrin e Kalter, a beauty of nature that impresses every visitor. Their appearance is quite interesting and beautiful as there are very different and special forms. Most of them are smooth and rounded and look like bathtubs made by an artist with a perfect taste. During the summer season they are also used to refresh their visitors. These rocky masses of peculiar beauty are also accompanied by a crystal-clear water swimming pool where you can make a beach with the best bridge that joins two rock cliffs on the pool where adventurers can jump to wash.

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24-24

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Gjalica Mountain

Mali i Gjalicës Kukës

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The haystack is a mountain that throughout the length of the perimeter of its extension apart from the Shishtavec Plateau is intertwined by flowing water.
 
The Koritnik mountain is separated from the Vanima Gorge, which lies between the apple of Krasniqi in the northwest of Përbreg and the Belo river in the south-east where flows the Luma (the White Drin Branch in south-east of Kukës which originates from Mount Kallabak) while with Kolovoz mountain is separated from Reka e Topojanit which is one of the two branches of the River. To the south-east of Topojani begins the Stream of Kacë, the river branch of the River Thërrje (river alpine terrain, with little water flowing from Mount Ilija), whose bottom stream between the villages of Bicaj, Nangë and Bushat Sheikh of Bicaj is named in the Black Drin. (The name of this river is related to the victory of the horseman hunts against the Serbian invaders in 1912). Within the territory of Gjalica is also the Shtiçi Marsh, a pond of several ha. Deep 2.5 m, west of Gjalica on the right side of the old motorway road in Gostil-Bicaj, on the eastern shore of Lake Fierza. On the mountain of Gjalica are found water springs like springs and stones. Among them we can mention “Kroin Tanzot” and “Kroin i Kishes”, which are very close to Gjalica Mountain.

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24-14

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Shishtavec Kukesi

Shishtavec Kukesi

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Church of the Holy Trinity BERAT
The church is of the cross type with a dome. It is made up of ours, narthex and altar shelves.
Many features of Byzantine architecture have been used in the church, such as the organization of interior volume, decoration and illumination. These features together and pyramid-shaped, shape and size give it a picturesque look. The Byzantine architectural elements in the church are interwoven with Western architectural elements of the same period.
Inside there are two columns of reused capitals, which are thought to have been taken from the ancient ruins of the city.
In an inscription of the church’s fresco it is written the name of Andronik Paleologu, governor of the province of Belgrade (Berat) during the years 1302-1326. According to this article, the church should be built at the beginning of the 14th century with the financial support of Andrian Paleolog Asan.

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24-24

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Fierze Lake. Kukes

Liqeni të Fierzes. Kukës

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Kukës represents a realistic opportunity for tourism development, suitable natural conditions and beautiful landscape of nature, as well as cultural and historical riches.
 
This kind of tourism is likely to be developed thanks to the many natural and cultural riches that contain rural areas, where traditions, customs, rites etc. are preserved and kept alive. Typical areas where rival tourism can be developed are the Shishtavec area, Bicaj, Lake Fierza. Along with the development of rural tourism and gastronomic tourism, which is the element that closely touches the area where the traditional dishes of the region are to be found: Lucifer’s lake fish, indoor rape produced from grapes or plums, white sheep cheese (Tea), famous Kroi Red yogurt, chestnut honey, dried meat, baked meat, spinach, cornflakes, pies, etc.

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Mountains of Hasi Pashtriku

Malet e Hasit Pashtriku 

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Pashtriku with Has Mountains are mountains in Kosovo that start from Morina’s Neck down to the White Drin Valley in Vermica. The closest settlement is Gjonaj village.
 
These mountains lie in the middle of the valley of Drini and Valbona in Albania and the valley of Erenik and Drini in Dukagjin.
 
These mountains are lower, with two corners: Morina’s and Qafa e Prush’s neck and end with the Pashtriku Mountain at 1988 meters altitude, which is bare and rocky, with karstic forms and with little surface water.
 
This group of mountains consists of Pashtriku, Mali i Kruore, Mali i Zanit, Mount of Plum and Mount Zin.

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24-24

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Shalës Valley of Tropoja

Lugina e Shalës Tropojë

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The verse east of the Shala Valley, dressed in forests, dividing Shkodra with Tropoja, starts south with Mount Tplana (1500m) and follows Agri’s peak (1600). Among them is the neck of Agri, which serves to connect the valley of Shala with the valley of Currajt. To the north are the peaks of Ereshel (2000m), Mount Kakinj (2400m), Drenit and Lugu Plashi, which is connected to Jezera.
 
The Currajt valley is located to the east of this verse, a vast valley on the sides of which stretches thick chestnut forests and a rich animal world. Again in the east of this valley rises a block of high mountains, in the south-north direction, that divide Curraj and Valbona rivers. The area has many karstic phenomena (caves) and glacial activities (lakes and circles of Pillar, of Ponaras). The verse begins with Mount Murat (1750m), followed by Mount Shula and the Peak of Youth (1560m) on Mount Hekur. The block closes with the Mount Gorge of Glyka that connects to Jezera on the Valbona Cove

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