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Mountains of the Dinaric and Pindus Alps#

Mountains of the Dinaric and Pindus Alps
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Seventy percent of the surface of Albania is covered by the mountains of the Dinaric and Pindus Alps. The 1,230-meter tall Mount Dajti of the Dinaric range overlooks Tirana.


Mosaics in the Durres Amphitheater#

Mosaics in the Durres Amphitheater
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Mosaics in the Durres Amphitheater Durres Amphitheater, Rruga Kalase, Durrës, Qark Durrës, ... . Constructed in the 2nd century A.D., the structure could seat 20,000 people. First discovered in the late 1900s, the amphitheater is only half unearthed.


Petrela Castle#

Petrela Castle
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Petrela Castle Petrela, Albanien (outside Tirana) was the home of Skanderbeg's sister and part of his defense network against the Ottomans.

The central tower dates from 500 A.D. and the surrounding Byzantine fortifications date from the 11th to the 14th centuries.


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