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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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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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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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History and population

The first official mention of Theth is in a document of 1485 coming from Shkodra, when the village numbered seven houses. In the sixteenth century, during the Ottoman invasion, the ownership of the valley was transferred from the Sandjak of Shkodra to Peja. Today it belongs to the district of Shkodra. Most Theth families can be traced back to the ...

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Hotel Blini Shkoder

Hotel Blini Shkoder

Hotel Blini is located at the entrance of Shkodra city (a city over 4600 years old), near the Rozafa Castle (of 3500 years old) next to the Shkodra Lake which is the largest lake in Balkan. Hotel Blini spaces provide you great sightseeing right from the hotel building. Rozafa Castle is 700m distance from the hotel, Mesi Bridge is 10km, ...

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