A significant amount of tourists have been lured in by the country’s numerous ancient archeological sites in the first quarter of 2019. During the period January-March 2019, these parks have attracted 19.881 visitors.
As opposed to 2016 when these sites attracted 5800 visitors, the number has gone up by 237%.
Albania has a number of ancient archeological sites such as Butrinti, Apolonia, Orikum, Amantia, etc. As far as ancient castles are concerned, we can name quite a few including the castles of Gjirokastra, Lekures, Saranda, Kruja, Berat, castle of Petrela, Tirana, Tepelena, Rozafa, etc. Meanwhile, the country also has Onufri Iconographic Museum, the Ethnographic Museum of Berat, Archeological museums in Durres, Tirana, Korça, the Ethnographic and Arms Museum in Gjirokastra, the Ethnographic Museum of Saranda, the National History Museum in Tirana, the Archeological Museum in Tirana, etc.
These ancient sites are welcoming a growing number of visitors every year, because they reveal the country’s rich history and culture.