Albania, Elbasan town

Elbasan is the third largest city in Albania. It is located on the right bank of the Shkumbini River, 54 kilometers southeast of Tirana. In this city, the remains of Roman fortifications, the fortress of the 15th century, in which the museum is now located, are still preserved. Also noteworthy are the Turkish baths (16th century), the ethnographic museum, the fortress walls of the Ottoman era, the Bazaar Gate, the Royal Mosque (15th century), the Orthodox Church of St. Mary, the Catholic Cathedral and the Museum of Partisan War.