Self-guided Sightseeing Tour #1 in Korçë, Albania


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Tour Facts

Number of sights 5 sights
Distance 1 km
Ascend 7 m
Descend 13 m

Experience Korçë in Albania in a whole new way with our self-guided sightseeing tour. This site not only offers you practical information and insider tips, but also a rich variety of activities and sights you shouldn't miss. Whether you love art and culture, want to explore historical sites or simply want to experience the vibrant atmosphere of a lively city - you'll find everything you need for your personal adventure here.

Sight 1: Katedralja Ringjallja

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Katedralja Ringjallja

The Resurrection of Christ Cathedral in Korca was built in 1992 by the Orthodox Church of Albania, and belongs to the Orthodox faith.

Wikipedia: Katedralja ortodokse në Korçë (SQ)

81 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 2: The National Warrior

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The statue of the National Warrior in Korca is the statue which was built for the Albanians who organized and participated for the liberation of the country from ottoman invaders from 1906 to 1912. The prominent Albanian sculptor, Odhise Paskali, perpetuated their work with a monument dedicated to the National Warrior that descended from the mountain in 1933. The monument is located in the city centre and is known as the "National Warrior Statue".

Wikipedia: Statuja e luftëtarit Kombëtar (Korçë) (SQ)

70 meters / 1 minutes

Sight 3: National Museum of Education

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The National Museum of Education is a national museum located in Korçë, Albania. The museum is set up in the building where the March 7, 1887 opened the first Albanian school, otherwise known as Mësonjëtorja. It contains the history of Albanian writing and Albanian publications, such as the first Albanian alphabet written by patriot Naum Veqilharxhi and the second Albanian alphabet written by Kostandin Kristoforidhi. There are also pictures and photos of prominent patriots who contributed to the opening of the school, such as Pandeli Sotiri, Petro Nini Luarasi and Nuçi Naçi.

Wikipedia: National Museum of Education (Albania) (EN)

403 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 4: Teatri Andon Zako Çajupi

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The Andon Zako Çajupi Theatre, named for Andon Zako Çajupi, is the city theatre of the city of Korçë in southern Albania.

Wikipedia: Andon Zako Çajupi Theatre (EN)

419 meters / 5 minutes

Sight 5: Xhamia e Iljaz Mirahorit

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Iljaz Mirahori Mosque is a historic mosque in Korçë, Albania.

Wikipedia: Mirahori Mosque (EN)


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