Korce

 

Korce is one of the largest and most important cultural and economic centers of Albania, located in the southeastern part of the country.

The city is known for its typical quarters, made up low houses and villas and streets paved with cobblestone. The city of Korça has a range of museums: the Education Museum (located in the building where the first Albanian school opened in 1887); the National Museum of Medieval Art; the Prehistoric Museum; the House-Museum, of famed landscape painter Vangjush Mio; the Museum of  Oriental Art “Bratko”; Gjon Mili Photography Museum, among others. Also nearby is the cemetery of French soldiers who fell during WWI.

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