GENERAL DESCRIPTION

Kruja was the de facto capital of Skanderbeg. Due to its high position, it was possible to communicate from there to other castles of the country by using light/fire signs.

FABIO'S REVIEW

Yellow-Visiting

Kruja offers another easy day-trip opportunity from Tirana (less than 2 hours’ drive). It boasts the usual Albania combo “castle + medieval town”.

LOCATIONS EXPERIENCED

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KRUJA CITY

Kruja is small city: you can get around on foot very easily, with the one-street bazaar as the central attraction, and the renovated castle just above it.

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SKENDERBEU CASTLE

Skenderbeu Castle, also known as Kruja Castle, was the center of Skanderbeg's battle against the Ottoman Empire. Inside the castle are museums, monuments, minarets and a mosque.

KRUJA CITY

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Kruja is small city: you can get around on foot very easily, with the one-street bazaar as the central attraction, and the renovated castle just above it.

SKENDERBEU CASTLE

Fabios-LifeTour-Albania-2005-August-Kruja-Skenderbeu-castle-20430-COVER

Skenderbeu Castle, also known as Kruja Castle, was the center of Skanderbeg's battle against the Ottoman Empire. Inside the castle are museums, monuments, minarets and a mosque.

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