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Castle of Kruja

This castle is the most important tourist object of Kruja city. The castle was built during the V - VI centuries. It has an elliptic form with a perimeter of 804 meters. The surrounding walls are fortified with 9 towers. In the highest point, in the north - eastern part, is located the Clock  Tower, that used to serve for the notification and signaling of the Petrela castle and Durrës city.
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Castle of Drishti

This castle is located 6 kilometers from the Middle Bridge over Kir River. The actual village is found under the antique Drivatum. It was built during the Roman period as a shelter place for the road Shkodër - Kosovo. This castle is located 6 kilometers from the Middle Bridge over Kir River. The actual village is found under the antique Drivatum. It was built during the Roman period as a shelter place for the road Shkodër - Kosovo. This castle served as one of the fortresses that defended Shkodra. The castle is located at the top of an 800 meters high hill.

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Castle of Borshi

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Castle of Berat

It was first mentioned in the VII - V centuries as a proto - urban dwelling place. In the year 216 BCE, during the wars between Rome and Illyrian armies it was named Antipatrea. What is interesting today is the fact that the castle is still inhabited. There are several Byzantine churches inside the walls and also the the museum of the icons "Onufri", the famous Albanian painter of XVI century and the remains of the Red Mosque.

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Haxhi Ali cave

Haxhi Ali Cave is situated in Karaburun Peninsula. Located in a cliff, it is the biggest coastal cave in Albania at 30 meters long, 10 meters wide and 10-15 meters high. Haxhi Ali was a sailor from the costal town of Ulcinj. 

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Lepenica Cave

Lepenica Cave is situated on the mountain and village of the same name, which has a height of 800 meters above the sea level. Pictures found in this cave represent post-Paleolithic art, which is known as the oldest in all Europe. In the cave there are found 19 anthropomorphic figures and 8 geometrical pictures.

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Hebrews Street

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Justin Godart Street

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Monastery of Saint Mary

The Monastery of Saint Mary in Pojan is located within the complex of the Apollonia Archaeological Park. It was built in the 13th century CE. By the end of antiquity, Apollonia was largely depopulated, hosting a small Christian community that built this monastery on a hill, probably the site of the old city. Byzantine Emperor Andronicus Paleologus the Second reconstructed it. The chapel was built in the Byzantine style. The Monastery of Saint Mary is one of the most beautiful structures of this kind in Albania.

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Monumental tomb of Ismail Kemal

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