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Forty Saints Monastery (Sarandë)

Forty Saints Monastery (Sarandë)

Forty Saints Monastery is a ruined monastery located in the city of Sarandë in Vlorë County, southern Albania. It was built in the 6th century AD during the reign of Byzantine Emperor Justinian I. The monastery became later the most important pilgrimage site in the Ionian Sea region.

Site Information

Country: Albania

District: Vlorë County

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 6th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments

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