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Empress City - Justiniana Prima

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Empress city is one of the most important Byzantine towns in the Balkan Peninsula.

Magnificent city was built in the sixth century bythe powerful and wise Justinian I, and dedicated it to his wife, Empress Theodora, the Byzantine emperor and the last representative of the famous Macedonian dynasty.

Visit the church office Illyricum, an important administrative and military center. The town is walled, and the core is composed of three parts: the Acropolis, the Upper and Lower Town.

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