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Cultural destinations

Tower of Nikoll Koçeku

Tower of Nikoll Koçeku Theth Albania

It is the tower where are reconciled more than 300 conflicts, from all of the  area of Shale. This tower was build four centuries ago and was used to reconcile the two conflicting parties. When a person committed murder, he had the right to get one old men to evaluate the case. The old men played the role of the ...

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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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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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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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