Sights in Durres

  • Archaeological Museum of Durres was founded in 1951. Currently it is the largest archaeological museum in the country newly reopened in 2015 following a building renovation...
  • Built in the I-II century AD, the amphitheater is one of the largest monuments of the roman period. The amphitheater is located in the center of the city and is only half excavated...
  • The monument is located on the pedestrian coastal area of Durres city center...
  • The Venetian tower is a part of the Byzantine fortress in Durres. Built in the 6th century, it was considered one of the most powerful fortresses along the western coast of the Adriatic...
  • It was built in the city center between the 5th and 7th centuries AD. The area of the forum is 39 m in diameter, lined with marble. In the middle of this circular space, probably, was a statue of the emperor...
  • Mujo Ulqinaku was born in Ulqin town in 1896. During the Italian invasion of Albania in 1939, he commanded a patrol boat. According to some reports...
  • The Grand Mosque Durres or New Mosque was built in 1931 during the reign of King Ahmet Zog I on the site of an older mosque built during the Ottoman Empire period...
  • The Fatih Mosque was built in 1502 and named after the Sultan Mehmed the Conqueror. It is one of the most important Muslim shrines in Albania.
  • This modern Orthodox church is located in the historical part of the city, near the port. Although the Church is not old, it was built in the Byzantine style and...
  • The ethnographic museum was opened in 1982, in the house of the father of the famous German actor Alexander Moisiu. Visitors of the museum find...