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Vantage point for birds eye view

Castle on the hill can be reached after a short but steep climb. Offers a beautiful birds eye view... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
SergeiMingaliev
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Dunedin, New Zealand
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A great afternoon walk

We were in Prizren last July. The weather was perfect and the town is just what you want in a... read more

Reviewed October 9, 2018
mundorffkarl
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Portland, Oregon
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All reviews great view worth the climb steep walk the river surrounding countryside takes around minutes few years great hike worth the effort two thirds longer walk easy climb under construction secret tunnel up hill en route your eyes
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Castle on the hill can be reached after a short but steep climb. Offers a beautiful birds eye view of the Ottoman-esque town of Prizren. Best time to go apparently sunset (but cloudy when I went) and take tripod if photograph enthusiast.

Thank SergeiMingaliev
Reviewed October 9, 2018

We were in Prizren last July. The weather was perfect and the town is just what you want in a relaxing, resort like venue. We walked the long-way (up river and around the back) to the fortress which was a nice hike and allowed us...More

Thank mundorffkarl
Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

Really gorgeous views of the city and only a 15 minute walk from the river. Seemed to be very popular with locals too! Super impressed with the families that were taking-buggies up there! There is a path we got a little lost and got up...More

Thank Wargravian
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

The Fortress has an amazing view on Prizren’s City from the top, as the Bistrica river flows between the buildings & disappears in the Dukagjini fields between the Pashtrik mountains that generates a mesmerizing scene that takes the breath away. It also views more than...More

Thank Zaid A
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Took the easier climb by road, worth the effort. Surprised nit as far as thought. Recommend doing early morning in the warmer months to avoid the heat.

Thank Bronwyn T
Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

this majestic fortress above Prizren is a must for any visit to this great town. the views are unrivalled and are well worth the strenuous walk up to the fortress. sadly though as with much of this beautiful country there is an astonishing amount of...More

1  Thank BristolPavs
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Don't skip on the possibility to climb that very steep path to Kalaja, although it's quite a physical challenge. The path is so steep, that you'll need to take a couple of breaks, but the view you'll get from up there is unforgettable. Not only...More

Thank recenzijeMR
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

There is no entrance fee what you should also know is that to get there you need to walk on a steep road but all the walking is worth it because from there you can see a gorgeous panoramic view of the city.

Thank nicoletaa2017
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

The visit of Kalaja Fortress is an absolut must while in Prizren. The view from the top ist absolutely stunning! You have to walk up a steep path but it is worth the effort. From the city center to the fortress it‘s approximately a 15...More

Thank ivok125
Reviewed August 2, 2018

The fortress is what one should expect, but it requires a walk up a steep road, which is rather unpleasant. The views from the top are 'nice', but definitely not 'amazing'... You're looking over Prizren... It's a cute town, but nothing more. I was rather...More

1  Thank mahme
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