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Bylis is as much known as other historical archaeological parks in Albania, but is absolutely... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Heather J
,
Tirana, Albania
Another ancient Roman city

This site is well worth visiting. It is on top of a hill with amazing views over a wide valley. we... read more

Reviewed 8 December 2017
TravellerGillian
,
Caterham, United Kingdom
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Rruga E Hekalit | Mallakastër, Albania

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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Bylis is as much known as other historical archaeological parks in Albania, but is absolutely worthit to visit it.

1  Thank Heather J
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Reviewed 8 December 2017

This site is well worth visiting. It is on top of a hill with amazing views over a wide valley. we had an excellent guide. There has been a lot of excavation here and it is continuing.

Thank TravellerGillian
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

Byillis is an amazing archaeological park set on a stunning mountain top from where you can enjoy beautiful views of the surrounding valley. We were there on a very warm summer's day and discovered we had the site all for ourselves. English information at the...More

Thank Jamerli
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Reviewed 19 July 2017

Byllis is an amazing mountain top roman city spread over 2 kilometres. The Romans took over from the Byllites in 240BC and the place kept going until the 580AD. Consequently there are the remains of a 7,500 capacity stadium and also a couple of Christian...More

Thank JerrryCornelius
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Reviewed 30 May 2017

There is a tarmac road from the "main" road, but once you get to the gate you have a few hundred yards of rough track to get to the restaurant and park. The man at the restaurant came and took our money (300 lek each)....More

Thank Jincognito
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Reviewed 22 May 2016

Albania is a country which deserves to be much better known. Of all the amazing places we visited there, although not as famous as Butrint, Bylis was probably my favourite. This is a site set on top of a hill looking over a wide river...More

1  Thank Windsor77
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Reviewed 31 January 2016

We were lucky to visit this hill-top city on a glorious day. It was stunning from the drive climbing up through narrow lanes, past old oil 'donkeys' with a pungent smell of sulphur to arrive a the end of a gravel track to a large...More

Thank TravelBugTW
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Reviewed 31 May 2015

Like many ancient cities in Albania, Byllis is at the top of a steep hill and the end of a rough road. A visit is definitely worth the effort though! The exposed ruins only encompass about half of the city, which was created by the...More

1  Thank 26sarah1980
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Reviewed 5 December 2014

I went to Byllis with some friends last spring on our way down to Gjirokaster and we had a lot of fun. I enjoy historical sites and enjoyed seeing how this city once stood walking through the ruins and following the wall. We then ate...More

Thank Silwin
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