Butrint, UNESCO world Heritage Site


Location: Ksamil, Vlore country, Albania

The ancient city of Butrint it is located on a hill overlooking the Vivari channel and part of the Butrint National Park. The earliest archaeological evidence of settled occupation dates to between 10th and 8th centuries BC, although some claim that there is earlier evidence of habitation in the 12th century BC.The most popular ancient landmarks in Butrint are The Theatre, the Lion Gate, The Basilica, The Triangular Fortress and Roman Theatre and many more ancient ruins.Butrint was the theater of civil wars involving Julius Caesar, Cleopatra, Augustus and Pompey. After Julius Caesar defeated the Pompous, he established his colony in Butrint. Another famous legend and ruler in Butrint was Ali Pasha Tepelena of the Ottoman Empire who constructed a fortress at the entrance of the Vivari channel to guard the city against attacks from western enemies in 1807. Visiting Butrint offers you the rare opportunity of exploring some of the most amazing biodiversity and scenic features in the Mediterranean region. Butrint National Park provides bedrock that has preserved amazing biodiversity in addition to natural and cultural landscapes in Albania. Butrint  is accessible by land, sea, and air.



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