UNDER CONSTRUCTION

Ancient Greece & Macedonia,

Byzantium, Ottomans &

countless wars...

...all left their mark

on this small part of Europe,

where East meets West

See a timeline of events in this complex region, & recommended reading highlighted at the side.

 

Parts of the Balkans

are like a time machine.

It's a living, open-air museum

Ancient gods, Orthodox Byzantium and Islamic Ottomans. Learn about their sites of worship.

 

Isolated villages on inhospitable mountains. And excellent examples of vernacular architecture

 

Architecture

Religion

Way of Life

A short history