Wander the ruins of ancient significance at Apollonia Archaeological Park. Founded first by the Taulanti Albanians, and then by the Greek colonists in 588 BCE, the city was founded again in the 18th century. International teams continue to excavate antiquities from the attraction's grounds, including a large collection of Roman statuary. Emperor Augustus himself studied in the ancient city. In fact, the town thrived under Roman rule and Cicero mentioned it as a great city in his writings. After its devastation by an earthquake, the city is making a comeback as a major tourist attraction. A Byzantine monastery with a rustic interior is also on site, and you are welcome to tour the inside. Purchase tickets at the museum, which serves as your introduction to the site's history. There is a lot of ground to cover, so wear comfortable shoes. There are facilities inside the museum. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Pojan holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Apollonia Archaeological Park and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
Create an itinerary including Apollonia Archaeological Park
Tours to Apollonia Archaeological Park
Apollonia Archaeological Park reviews
It will not impress you if you have seen any ancient sites before,although it has a bunker site and is a great park to just have a walk and relax in.
It will not impress you if you have seen any ancient sites before,although it has a bunker site and is a great park to just have a walk and relax in. more »
I am sure it’s an historically important site, but it’s no better than most Roman towns. There are a number of excavated areas and a couple of reconstructions.
I am sure it’s an historically important site, but it’s no better than most Roman towns. There are a number of excavated areas and a couple of reconstructions. more »
A lot of fun to visit and take pictures. More to see than you'd think at first. A little tricky to get to. Easy to walk around although it is on top of a small hill. Extremely enjoyable.
The mos important city and temple of Pelasgian God Apollo. Very near from road.
Plan your trip to Pojan
Get a personalized tripA complete day by day itinerary based on your preferences
Customize itRefine your trip. We'll find the
best routes and schedules
Book itChoose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off
Manage itEverything in one place. Everyone on the same page.
Trips in Apollonia Archaeological Park by other users
15 days in Albania, Pec & Montenegro BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Tirana Lezhe Pec 10 days in Albania & Albanian Riviera BY A USER FROM TURKEY Tirana Shkoder Berat 53 days in Albania BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES Tirana Berat Vlore 9 days in Albanian Riviera BY A USER FROM UNITED ARAB EMIRATES Vlore Himare Butrint 9 days in Albanian Riviera BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM Vlore Himare Butrint 15 days in Albania BY A USER FROM THE NETHERLANDS Tirana Shkoder Berat