Rrethi i Durresit Things to Do

  • The amphietheater seen from the entrance
    The amphietheater seen from the entrance
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  • Me fooling around with the swedish flag.
    Me fooling around with the swedish flag.
    by Henrik_rrb
  • The view the gladiators had from the field.
    The view the gladiators had from the...
    by Henrik_rrb

Rrethi i Durresit Things to Do

  • The bay of Durrës

    The photo shows the whole bay of Durrës, taken from the holiday resort. The city center and the harbor are at the other end of the bay, in the background and hardly visible on the photo. The small pier was certainly not designed for boats but for divers.

  • Amphitheater of Durrës

    Durrës developed during the period between the 1st to the 3rd centuries AD, and became a major trading center and the main port on the eastern coast of the Adriatic. Craftsmanship developed, roads, libraries, aqueducts and odeons were built, as was the Amphitheater of Durrës. At the end of the 3rd century, Durrës became the center of the province...

  • Bukuroshja e Durrësit mosaic

    I have not seen Bukuroshja e Durrësit (The Beautiful Girl of Durrës) and you will not see it in Dürres. I write a tip about it is because I have read plenty on it and nevertheless have not been able to see a single photo. This mosaic, which dates back to the 5th BC, is one of the most popular historical figures found in Durrës. The Beautiful Girl...

  • Paleochristian mosaics under the...

    Durres was a very ancient centre of Christianity. It was one of the few places where the first communities of Christianity were formed. In year 58, Saint Caesar was martyred in Durres and in the year 100AD, in the time of the Roman Emperor, Trajan, Saint Asti was also martyred. The Christian community of Durres in 58AD is supposed to have had about...

  • Palm trees boulevard

    A dual carriage-way boulevard lined with palm-trees connects the city center to the southern part of the city, which was designed as a sea-side resort for meritorious workers. This tourist resort stands 2-3 km away from the city center. We arrived late from Tiran? and left early in the morning for the south, which did not left much time to visit...

  • Byzantine city walls

    During the 5th and 6th centuries, Durr?s was an important city of the western part of the Byzantine Empire. Under the rule of Anastas, who was born in Durr?s, many new buildings rose, such as the hippodrome, two surrounding city walls, and the Basilica of Arapajt. It was also an episcopal center. The photo shows a part of the city walls, built in...


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