Monastery of St. Gjon Vladimir

Monastery of St. Gjon Vladimir

Monastery of St. Gjon Vladimir is an Orthodox monastery dedicated to St. Jovan Vladimir and located in Shijon, Elbasan County, Albania. It was built in 1381 AD by Karl Thopia, an Albanian feudal prince and warlord who ruled Albania from the middle of the 14th century until the first Ottoman conquest of Albania.

Site Information

Country: Albania

District: Elbasan County

Category: Churches and Monasteries

Site History: 14th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Christian

Later Cultures: Christian

Site Features: Christian Monuments

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