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Kruja Castle

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Address: Near Tirana, Kruje 1501, Albania
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A gorgeus place not only for history lovers. You can park your car 5 mins walk from the Castle. The Castle is located on the hill, from which view is beautiful. It takes for about... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 6 days ago
Lukas O
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Lubaczow, Poland
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Lubaczow, Poland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

A gorgeus place not only for history lovers. You can park your car 5 mins walk from the Castle. The Castle is located on the hill, from which view is beautiful. It takes for about 3-4 hours to visit the place and have a nice lunch Kruje is not far from Durres (for about 1 h). Definitely well spent time... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The castle is high on a hill and the Skanderbeg museum is located inside. On the top of the hill, on the castle remains, there is a house with garden, where you can have a restaurant meal. The food is actually from the garden, prepared by the woman who lives there. They also have rooms and you can park your... More 

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Thank Akke F
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the best castles in the world, it has two museums that can share a part of it's legendary history with you and the nicest of views. Also recommended to visit the Tekke.

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Thank Besart D
Scotland, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Amazing views and a real sense of wonder about the past.A very nice old man selling his book about the history of Kruje and an interesting conversation made the "climb" more than worthwhile. A good restaurant to have lunch or dinner availablr not far from the castle. To take water is a must as it is hot.. Well worth the... More 

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Hostivice, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worth to see, whole Kruja is really amazing place with really rich history, what will breath at you at every corner.

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Thank Anna V
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A nice place for a day out. I recommend visiting the very interesting ethnographic museum with nice and helpful staff (spoke little English but did their best to demonstrate what different objects were used for). Also, several nice restaurants with picturesque views and good enough food (understandably more expensive than in the towns below) among the ruins. The bazar rather... More 

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Thank Marta K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016 via mobile

In Albania we spent 2 days. From Tirana to Kruja we went on a tour organized by excellent companie Tours Albania. The driver of the company was very pleasant and had enough information to everything we visited. Kruja is a place even though very few leaves a strong impression on the man. It's not very adapted for tourists but history... More 

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Thank Freisa121
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2016

Kruja is a perfect day trip from Tirana. You can get on a furgon for under $2. You'll get dropped off near the top of the city, just keep walking up until you see the castle. You'll walk though a small market with shops selling souvenirs, hand made rugs, and antiques. Then make your way up to the castle. Tour... More 

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Lancaster, Pennsylvania
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2016

so its an old castle with an old tower, in fact there really is no castle any more it fell down and they built a cool looking museum in its place still think they should have rebuilt the castle. If you like looking a ruins its a good site to visit the ruins are free the museum if around 2... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2016 via mobile

We came walking and climbing by one path. There is beatiful view on the top, you can see town. Really impressive for visiting, take a photo etc.

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