Preserving traditional architecture becomes top challenge for Albania’s emerging mountain tourism

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times July 11, 2018 18:14

Preserving traditional architecture becomes top challenge for Albania’s emerging mountain tourism

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  • A decade after first guesthouses were launched with German support, the challenge for the northern Albanian site of Theth is preserving its traditional centuries-old architecture with characteristic wooden and stone tower buildings, often fortified to protect local households from blood feuds

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Back in 2006 when the then German Technical Cooperation (GTZ), the current GIZ International Cooperation, launched a project to turn the century-old towers into guesthouses accommodating tourists in the Theth

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times July 11, 2018 18:14