Ministry of Culture in cooperation with IMK and other institutions after a long work of evaluation of the cultural heritage and important centers of cultural heritage in the entire country, decided that on the basis of som criteria to give to Thethi village the status of Protected Historic Center, the village of rare beauty in the midst of the Alps in northern Albania.
The Historic Center of Theth is part of urbanistic and architectural values of the village and the space that carries significant historical values, documenting thui the path of historical development of the village towards the creation of a residential center and urban-architectural features that were formed during its history. The majority of the village preserves old buildings with architectural value and the characteristic road network.These constructions are linked to the traditional environment, which is part of the Historic Center. Within this center are included cultural monuments of the first category as the house of Lulash Keci (Ethnographic Museum of Dukagjin), the Tower of Nicholl Zef Koceku (Tower of Isolation), etc.
In addition to these buildings in this area are built dwellings, although they have no large number of residential premises are distinguished by the rich architectural processing. These buildings are more recent and prevalent in a few areas, such in Theth of Dukagjin and Vermosh of Kelmendi.
Thethi is too early settlement, based on historical records and archaeological discoveries. Here resided Oxets, Bythdos, Berbatis, Vlads, Kelmends and perhaps other uknown population groups. Thethi first appears documented in the books of Shkodra Sandzak census, in 1485, and at that time there were only seven big houses.
In 1976, Thethi is declared National Park. The natural resources of the region are linked together with the cultural and historical heritage of local residents, forming thus the most important basis for the development of tourism./Oculus News
Thethi declared Protected Historical Center Wednesday, April 19, 2017 Rating: