Librazhd: The Complete Guide

Librazhd is located between Elbasan and Pogradec in the central-east of Albania.

Librazhd probably originated as it was the intersection of the Roman Via Egnatia, which passed through the Shkumbin Valley and the road which runs through the Çermenika region to Dibra. The Roman Via Egnatia ran on the left bank of the river high above the valley floor in the Polis Mountains and can still be be found in several places.

in ancient times . The then main traffic axis between the imperial centers of Rome and Constantinople ran on the left bank of the river high above the valley floor in the Polis Mountains (Mali i Polisit) . The Roman road can still be found in several places.

It is close to the Shebenik-Jabllanice National Park, which is one of Albania’s newest national parks, as it was formed in 2008. The park is north east of the town and runs along the border with Macedonia.

Visiting Librazhd for the first time and wondering what are the top places to see in the city? In this complete guide, I share the best things to do in Librazhd on the first visit. Top help you plan your trip, I have also included an interactive map and practical tips for visiting!

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2 Best places to See in Librazhd

This complete guide to Librazhd not only tells you about the very best sights and tourist attractions for first-time visitors to the city but also provide insights into a few of our personal favorite things to do.

This is a practical guide to visiting the best places to see in Librazhd and is filled with tips and info that should answer all your questions!

Murdered Poets Memorial

Vilson Blloshmi Genc Leka Memorial Albania
CC BY-SA 4.0 / Spyenson

The memorial is dedicated to two Albania poets, Genc Leka and Vilson Blloshmi who were killed by the Enver Hoxha's  communist government.  It is is located in Librazhd, Albania.

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| Distance: 0.60km

Shebenik-Jabllanicë National Park

Strizak During Late Winter, Jablanica Mountain
CC BY-SA 4.0 / Liridon

Shebenik-Jabllanicë National Park is a national park in eastern Albania, created in 2008. The park is named after two mountains Shebenik and Jabllanice.

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| Price: Free | Distance: 12.65km

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