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      Pogradec is the eleventh most populous city of the Republic of Albania and the capital of the eponymous municipality. It is located on a narrow plain between two mountain chains along the southwestern banks of the Lake of Ohrid. Its climate is profoundly influenced by a seasonal Mediterranean and Continental climate.

      Pogradec and its surroundings were listed by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site as part of the natural and cultural heritage of the region of Ohrid. Nevertheless, the Illyrian Royal Tombs in the adjacent unit of Proptisht are on the Albanian tentative list for becoming a World Heritage Site.
      Pogradec is well known for its famous writers and poets such as Lasgush Poradeci and Mitrush Kuteli, and lately Luan Starova. Their works are a crucial part of Albanian literature.

      The main characters of Luan Starova's cycle of novels, "The Balkan Saga", are the author's own parents and their family, who fled Pogradec for Macedonia during World War II. Separated from their old hometown and their relatives by the Albania-Yugoslavia border during the Enver Hoxha's era, they would often look at Pogradec through a binocular from the vantage point of Monastery of Saint Naum on the other side of the lake.[

      Pogradec is also the home of nationally acclaimed painters like Anastas Kostandini(Taso), Gjergji Lako, Gentian Zeka, Vangjo Vasili and Ilir Dhima. All kinds of sports are practiced in town, especially by the youth.

      Pogradec has a professional soccer team (currently in the Superliga, the best division in Albania) which holds the name Pogradeci. There are several varsity soccer teams mainly composed of high school students. Even volleyball and basketball are played competitively. During the summer, beach volleyball draws the attention of all the residents. Many professional volleyball teams from Albania and other Balkanic countries participate in a championship which lasts about two weeks. Pogradeci team has been awarded the first prize several times. Other sports to mention are swimming and boxing. The boxing team, "Dragoi", is one of the top teams in the nation and has always trained champions.

      Pogradec also has a rich folklore. Many songs and dances have been created throughout the centuries. Their themes are based on the beauty of the lake and a love for nature.

      Some of the main recurring cultural events in the city are:

      "Puppet Theater Festival" - Takes place every June. Participants vary from national to European level.

      "Lake Day" - Takes place in 21 June. All the towns surrounding lake Ohrid (Pogradec, Ohrid and Struga) gather in a festival where local delicacies, including food and culture are showcased.

      "Balkan Film Food Festival" - Takes place in September. Balkan movies, documentaries and culinary are showcased throughout the days of the festival.

      Pogradec area is very rich in cultural and natural monuments among which can be mentioned

      Pogradec Castle
      19th and 20th century historical center of the city of Pogradec
      Castle of Blace village
      Castle of Zemçë village
      Fortifications in the village of Slabinjë
      Prehistoric settlement of Zagradie in the village of Lin
      Bridge near the villages Jollë and Llëngë
      Bridge near the village of Golik
      Bridge near the village of Niçë
      Bridge near the village of Çezmë
      Bridge in the village of Zgallë
      Bridge in the village of Servatinë
      Terziu Bridge in the village of Proptisht
      Fortification in the village of Shpellë in Mokra
      St. Marina's Monastery in the village of Llëngë
      Paleo-Christian church and mosaics in the village of Lin
      Byzantine church in the village of Lin
      Mosaic in the village of Tushemisht
      Drilon water sources and swans park near Tushemisht
      Guri i Kamjes in Mokra
      The karstic cave and small lake inside it above the village of Hudenisht
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      Open as of Sep 20, 2022


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      Total Distance
      29 miles
      Total Descent Distance
      16 miles
      Total Descent
      10,497 ft
      Total Vertical
      2,675 ft
      Highest Trailhead
      4,945 ft
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      Photos of Pogradec Mountain Bike

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      Videos of Pogradec Mountain Bike

      Episode 208
      0:54 | 7 | Jul 27, 2020
      Episode 204
      0:48 | 28 | Jul 15, 2020
      Episode 200
      0:39 | 19 | Jul 6, 2020
      Episode 198
      0:51 | 9 | Jul 1, 2020
      Episode spin off (pogradeci castle)
      1:00 | 15 | Jan 7, 2020
      Episode spin off (Pllaja e Pusit)
      0:34 | 10 | Dec 30, 2019
      Episode 175
      0:42 | 13 | Nov 11, 2019
      Episode 161
      0:32 | 4 | Oct 9, 2019

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      user #1395655JemmswishlisttrailAccess off road to Kalaja e Pogradecit Trail 3,4,5,6 and Hudenisht trail
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 1:29pm
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      user #1395655JemmsaddkarmaPogradec
      Jun 6, 2022 @ 1:27pm
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      user #2114806TheLinesSeekerwishlisttrailKodra e Muçit
      May 13, 2022 @ 12:37am
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      user #1352564Joeson2708votetrailKodra e Muçit
      Sep 12, 2021 @ 12:17am
      Sep 12, 2021
      user #611761markhollowayupdatetrailAccess off road to Kalaja e Pogradecit Trail 3,4,5,6 and Hudenisht trail
      Sep 2, 2021 @ 11:45am
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      Activity Type Stats

      activitytypetrailsdistancedescentdescent distancetotal verticalratingglobal rankstate rankphotosreportsroutesridelogs
      Mountain Bike3428 miles10,253 ft16 miles2,674 ft
      E-Bike3729 miles10,495 ft16 miles2,674 ft
      Hike3629 miles10,167 ft16 miles2,674 ft
      Trail Running3629 miles10,167 ft16 miles2,674 ft
      Horse1114 miles4,744 ft7 miles2,572 ft
      ATV/ORV/OHV36 miles161 ft5,108 ft1,411 ft
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