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A Roman emperor, a Sultan, fascists and communists have all made their specific contributions to the construction of this ancient city throughout the centuries. As such, the Castle of Elbasan and the subsequent new city below, combine distinct and perhaps incompatible styles and influences, something that gives Elbasan a truly unique stature. A proud city full of warm people, Elbasan hosts the largest Summer Day’s festivities in the country, a day where its culinary specialty, the sweet and rich ballokume, is consumed by all! Elbasan becomes especially wild and festive when football matches gathers sports’ fans from all over the country to the new Elbasan Arena. Surrounding this city, there are hundreds of beautiful lakes where locals escape to fish, have massive picnics and relax. Belsh, for instance, with its newly constructed town center, promenade and beautiful lake, has recently become quite the popular destination.
This wonderful town in Central Albania is considered one of the culinary hearts of the country. It remains one of the places where traditional culinary art has been fanatically preserved, resulting in a mix of wonderful dishes with very distinct and elegant tastes. These dishes are now nationally renowned, so much so that even Albanians [...]
The natural beauty of the Albanian landscape is eternally surprising, something that becomes very clear especially if you find yourself around Elbasan. From one of the many lakes to the amazing canyons, the only difficulty lies in choosing where to spend the weekend. Like a crown full of precious jewels, the area of Dumrea and [...]