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Apollonia (Illyria)
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Apollonia (Illyria)

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Rank: 1001 UNESCO
Wonder Type: Cultural
Country: Albania
Best of: Architecture, Roman
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Apollonia was an ancient Greek city in Illyria, located on the right bank of the Aous river (modern-day Vjosë). Its ruins are situated in the Fier region, near the village of Pojani, in modern-day Albania. Apollonia was founded in 588 BCE by Greek colonists from Corfu and Corinth on a site initially occupied by Illyrian tribes and was perhaps the most important of the several classical towns known as Apollonia.
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