Butrint, Albania

Butrint, Albania

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Butrint, is the first albanian site to be included on UNESCO-s World Heritage in 1992. It has been inhabited since prehistoric times and was a part of the greek and roman colonies. Later on, Butrint experienced a period of prosperity under Byzantine occupation, followed by a short period under Venetian rule and eventually was abandoned in the latte Middle Ages after marshes formed in the area. Now, Butrint is a place in which traces and ruins represent all the changes and metamorphosis of the city's development through ages.

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