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Saint Nicholas Monastery

Saranda, Albania

Located in Mesopotam, this monastery is on a small hill between two branches of the Bistrica River. There are several large white blocks at the base of the church which are pre-christian. It also Includes relief sculptures of mythical animals. There is a large, unique and complex church. Destroyed and rebuilt many times, stages of building are visible. The Albanian government is currently undertaking restoration. The wall of the complex includes ruins which are older than the church itself, and also several towers.

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