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The waterfall of Gjeçaj Theth

Once you have entered into Theth and you are descending to the center, above the national road, you will see Gjeçaj Waterfall, which is quite beautiful and distinctive, and about 25 meters high. The walks through the National Park provide the possibility to familiarize yourself with the natural and cultural resources that Thethi has. The Church which is preserved and ...

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Grunas canyon

The Grunas Canyon, a natural monument, can be found on the south side of the Thethi park. The Grunas Canyon has vast carbon formations. The canyon is around 2 km long and 60 metres deep, and varies from 2-3 meters to 30-40 meters wide. There is an incomparable beauty and all the time there is enough water to canoe sailing ...

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The church of Theth

Church of Theth Albania

In year 1917 it was At Shtjefen Gjeçovi, who opened the first school in albanian leanguage for Thethi kids. An unusual and beautiful church built in 1892 and still at the same spot with same foundations until this very day. During the construction period, attached to the east wall was also the presbytery, where the priest used to live. The ...

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Fauna in Theth

Fauna-in-Theth-Albania

Rreth 50% te llojshmerisë se bimesisë se Shqiperisë, ose 14% e asaj Evropiane gjendet ne Theth The fauna of Park is rich and diverse. There can be found about 20 species of mammals, 50 nesting species s nearly 10 species of reptiles and 8 species of amphibians. Very interesting is the presence of mammals and birds which are very related ...

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Ethnographic Musuem

Ethnographic Musuem of Thethi (house of Lulash Boshi) At the valley of Thethi, one can see buildings made of stone, standing tall and strong, which are known for their defensive character. One of the more unique towers is the tower of Lulash Keq Boshi, which was build at the top of a jagged rock, 9 meters tall, which is connected ...

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National Park of Theth

National Park of Theth

 The History of the “National Park of Theth” On the date of 11.21.1966 (Nr.96), the cabinet credited the area of Theth, with a surface of 2630 ha: from which 1680 ha are forest along the sea-line and the other part is gas-plot and grust. It is now declared a “National Park” and is overseen by the D.SH.P, district of Shkodra. ...

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Tourism business of the year 2009

On date 18.02.2010 “ALBANIAN ASSOCIATION FOR TOURISEM (ATA )” in cooperation with the “Ministry of Tourisem youth, culture and sports awarded “To the Community of of hosts houses in Thethit ” the price “Biznes of the Year in 2009 in tourisem”. The price as the most succesful bizness of the year in Albania was awarded to the teacher of Thethi Mr. Zef ...

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Geography and geology

The Dinaric Alps are a chain of mountains in southeast Europe that stretch the length of the Adriatic coast and reach both their highest point (Mt Jezerca, 2692 m) and greatest width in northern Albania. No other part of the Balkans offers high mountain scenery of such distinctively rugged and forbidding beauty. The barren karst landscape is a regular feature, ...

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Thethi religious feasts.

Thethi has 2 big religious feasts which are celebrated as per Albanian tradition (customs) 16 August is the feast of Assumption of Mary 16 August is the feast of Assumption of Mary and is celebrated with the daughters married away from the village, and on this date they come back in the family where they grew up together with their ...

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Customary laws, myths and legends

Until recently the mountain regions of northern Albania were isolated not only in terms of geography and communication. In matters of jurisprudence, too, the region was literally a law to itself. Ottoman jurisdiction never prevailed here. Instead the Code of Lekë Dukagjin was in general use, a set of traditional laws passed on from one generation to another and not ...

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