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The stone groves of Nderlysa

Vaskat e Gurit ne Nderlyse

The stone groves of Nderlysa are some rock formations created by the abundant flow of black river water descending from the village of Kaprre in Thethi valley. In the village of Kaprre this water creates the Blue Eye hole, a beauty of nature that impresses every visitor. Their attraction is quite interesting and beautiful as there are many different and ...

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Glacial lakes of the neck of Pejë

To visit the Lake of the Neck of Peja and the beautiful hole one must depart early and traverse a pedestrian way that displays incomparable beauties. When one passes Okol, the last quarter of Thethi, at the left side looks at the Radohima top, and on the right side the Alis top and the Pejë Cave. Once you pass the ...

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Exploring Caves speleology / rocky climbing

Exploring-caves

Thethi has other natural monuments such as caves. The speleologist can see some small caves of extraordinary beauty in Theth such as: Cuckoo Cave, Cave of Shakujve Valley, the “Red” Cave, the Cave in between the stones in the Thethi field “over Ulaj”, Pepes Cave in Okol and Water hole in the neck of Pejë. The Water hole in the ...

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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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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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The History and population in Theth

Population-of-Theth

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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