Saint Nicholas church is one of the oldest churches at the area. In front of the church you can see Porto Palermo Castle or Castle of Vasiliki.
Porto Palermo Castle is a castle near Himarë in southern Albania. It is situated in the bay of Porto Palermo, a few kilometers south of Himarë. The well preserved castle is commonly, but wrongly, asserted, by guide books and the local tourist guides, to have been built in early 19th century by Ali Pasha of […]
The old village of Himara is built up on the hill of Barbakas where is the actual castle. That is a monument of a 2.500 years of human presence in the region of Himara. At medieval, byzantine-romanian times, there was a small,but powerful, town-castle in this place of Barbakas. The byzantine castle has got two […]
Athali Monastery is built on mountain of Athali, about 2 hours walk from Spile the center of Himara. Today’s state of the construction of the church and monastery were left half of a two storey building collapsed. The church, built in 1795, is the basilica with three naves type.
The oldest living space in the region is the Spile cave, from the fourth century B.C., which is located on the eastern most side of the city’s main avenue.
Saint Theodore Monastery was originally built in the 14th century, but was not finished until nearly 500 years later in 1860, with construction funded by contributions from other neighboring monasteries. Follow signs from the main road to Gjipe beach, a beautiful and clean beach hidden inside the narrow neck of Gjipe Canyon. Part of the […]
Castle of Borsh is a ruined castle near the village Borsh, Albania.This castle is also known as the Castle of Sopot by the name of the hill on which it is located. It was built on the fourth century BC. The castle was heavily damaged during the barbarian invasions of the fifth and sixth centuries […]