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Gjirokastër was declared a “Museum City” in 1961 and a “World Heritage Site” by UNESCO in 2005. It is the main southern city in the country. Initially, it was an Illyrian settlement linked to the Argjiro tribe.
Përmet is located in the southeastern part of Albania. In ancient times it was called Tryfilia, and it was inhabited by the Illyrian tribe of the Parauej, who settled close to what is called today the Vjosa River.
Ancient Town of Antigonea Antigonea was founded in 295 B.C. by Pirro, the King of Epirus, and it was built in the following century where an earlier Illyrian settlement used to exist. It was named after Pirro’s first wife, the daughter of the King of Egypt.