Travel Guide to Albania
The Hachi Et Hempe Mosque is located in the heart of Tirana, the capital of Albania. It was built in 1789 and was named Molla Bey. Thanks to the work of Haxhi Et’hem Bey, the temple was completed in 1823. Haxhi Et’hem Bey is a descendant of Pacha Suleyman, a general of the Ottoman Empire who founded the city of Tirana in 1614. At that time he only built a mosque, a public bath and a bakery; this has been widely spread, because at that time these were enough for a city.
This mosque is recognized as the most beautiful in Albania. It has exquisite decorations on the exterior. Unfortunately, you must register to visit the interior and follow the guidelines. The paintings on the walls of the mosque represent trees, waterfalls, bridges and nature, which is very peculiar in Islamic art. During the period of 0 rule, the mosque was closed until January 1991, although there were still 0 people to stop, thousands of people still poured into the temple with national flags.
The historical center of Berat and Gjirokastra is a city in southern Albania. It was founded in the fourth century and is the oldest and most distinctive city in the country. Berat is located in central Albania and is a rare and well-preserved Ottoman city. Over the centuries, Berat has witnessed the peaceful coexistence of various religious and cultural groups over the centuries. There is a famous castle in the city, which the locals call Gala Castle.
There are medieval castles, mosques, churches and museums in the city of Girona. The local residents built houses and streets with rocks against the mountains, and replaced the tiles with rock pieces to pave the roofs, forming a major feature of the local residential architecture. The staggered gray slate roofs are the most prominent feature of the city. The name “Stone City”. Located at the highest point of the city, Gjirokaster Castle looks like a huge warship from a distance. It is said to be one of the earliest and largest mountain military fortresses in Europe.
It is a unique enjoyment to see the 19th-century houses of Girona Castella. The styles of each building are very different. Nowhere else in Albania, or even the whole of Europe, you can see such houses. Although they are different, their designs also have something in common. The city is known as the “Museum City” because of its architectural heritage.
A series of excavations have brought many cultural relics to the sky, such as discs, vases, ceramic candle holders, and statues, including the “Butrint”. Its almost perfect shape seems to be the ideal of the ancient Greeks. The incarnation of physical beauty.