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Zvernec Monastery

Zvernec Monastery
  • (worth a trip)
  • less than 1 km
  • Easy
  • Low
  • 3 hours
  • 3 3

Byzantine Monastery in Albania

Zvernec Island, Albania

The Zvernec Monastery is located on the Zvernec Island. The island itself it part of the Narta Lagoon in south Albania. Zvernec Island is connected to the mainland through 300 meter long wooden bridge. This bridge makes the monastery even more spectacular. In addition to all this, Zvernec Monastery is a 13th century Byzantine Monastery. It is amazing that the Albanians were able to keep the place so untouched through the ages. There are only few countries in the world that have Byzantine Monasteries in such a great condition…