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Ioan Creţu on August 23, 2010

Can you translate this in english please?

Landscape/93 on December 25, 2010

Voskopoja is an early medieval settlement dating from the year 1330. From St. Prodhomi opened before the visitor an amazing view from the tops of setting and Ostrovica, with a height of 2246 meters. Greater prosperity Voskopoja has had in 1764, when its population reached about 30 thousand inhabitants. In that period there were 25 churches with frescoes of the most coveted, and now there remained more than 8 churches. At the same time in this civilization has been Academies, Libraries, Printing Company, 1720, to develop the textile handicraft and served as a bridge not only domestically but also between neighboring countries Greece and Turkey. Destruction has previously been in 1769, the second in 1789 and a third in 1916. Voskopoja saves large amounts of medieval art.

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