Albanian Archaeological Parks: Top 10 Ancient Sites to Explore in Albania

Albanian Archaeological Parks: Top 10 Ancient Sites to Explore in Albania

Albanian archaeological parks are among must-visit attractions in Albania. Almost all of them date back at least to Antiquity revealing artifacts of a sophisticated civilization. The following are our top 10 picks of Albanian archaeological parks. 1. Pojan / Apollonia Apollonia is one of the richest archaeological centers in Albania. Standing on a landscape not harmed by human urbanization, the […]

Lissus: Illyrians’ Sophisticated Military Base

Lissus: Illyrians’ Sophisticated Military Base

Lissus or Lissos was an ancient city located in the current city of Lezha on the northwestern Albanian coast. From the evidence on-site and classical sources, the city of Lissus must have been a heavily fortified city, serving more as a military base rather than as a civic or agricultural community. Early Establishment Lissus occupied a strategic position: its eastern […]