Submitted by admin on Thu, 09/26/2013 - 18:15
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.
The museum is located at the main entrance of the castle and it was inaugurated on 1982. Besides the stands that explain the Skanderbeg's activity, a library with important documents regarding Skanderbeg, can be found inside the museum. The museum serves as a memorial and contains elements such as: paintings in glass, stone arches, etc. Inside the walls of the castle are located some houses and the Tekke of Dollma.