This is a list of the main churches and monasteries in Albania.

Churches

765 churches and monasteries were destroyed by communist authorities in 1967 when state atheism was first introduced in the country.[1]

Christian cross.svg
Churches
# Name Location Built Denomination Image
1 Saint Gjon Vladimir Shijon 11th, 14th century Albanian Orthodox
Shijon, Albania - St Jovan Vladimir
2 Marmiroi church Orikum 12th century Albanian Orthodox
Kisha e Marmirot.JPG
3 St. Paraskevi's Church Çetë 13th century Roman Catholic, since 1691 Albanian Orthodox
Rsz 20140622 094826165 ios.jpg
4 Holy Trinity church Berat 13th century Albanian Orthodox
Kishat e Kalase Godina e Kishes Se Shën Triadhes 5.JPG
5 Dormition of the Theotokos church Libohovë 13th century Albanian Orthodox
Labova e Kryqit3.jpg
6 Holy Resurrection Church Mborje 896 or 12-14th century Albanian Orthodox
7 Sacred Heart Church Tirana 1939 Roman Catholic
Tirana church 2016.jpg
8 St._Nicholas Church Perondi 11th century Albanian Orthodox
9 Saint Constantine and Saint Elen Moscopole NA Albanian Orthodox
10 St. Athanasius' Church Moscopole 1721 Albanian Orthodox
Voskopoje St Athanasius2.JPG
11 St. Michael's Church Moscopole 1722 Albanian Orthodox
Voskopoje St Michael.JPG
12 St. Anthony Church Laç 1300 and 1990 Roman Catholic
Kisha e Shna Ndout në Laç.jpg

Monasteries

Christian cross.svg
Monasteries
# Name Location Built Denomination Image
1 Ardenica Monastery Lushnje 13th century Albanian Orthodox
Ardenica Monastery (by Pudelek).JPG
2 St. Mary's Monastery, Zvërnec Zvërnec 13th century Albanian Orthodox
Monastery of Zvernec.JPG

See also

References