Lin is situated on a small peninsula on Lake Ohrid. The Lin area has been inhabited since at least the Iron Age. Archaeological findings from the hilltop above the present-day village include foundation walls and mosaics of an early Christian Byzantine church, dating from the 6th century. The church is included within the possible UNESCO site of the Natural and Cultural Heritage of the Ohrid Region.

The ruins of the paleo-christian church of Lin together with its floor mosaics from the 4th-5th century reveal the presence of Christianity.

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Founded: 4th century AD
Category: Prehistoric and archaeological sites in Albania

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