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Kalaja Fortress

9.02 reviews
Sights and Museums, Historic Site, Fort
Ranked #26 in Tirana things to do
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Shëtitorja Murat Toptani, Tiranë, Albania
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Also known as Tirana Castle, or the Fortress of Justinian - Kalaja simply means Fortress or Castle in the Albanian language - the ruins of this medieval fortification once formed the centre of the city. It dates back to the Byzantine Empire - presumably its named for Emporer Justinian - and although little has survived, much is planned to be restored, and it still makes for a great piece of history to see.

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Genova, Italy
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Conosciuta anche come la Fortezza di Giustiniano o Castello di Tirana. L’antico maniero sorge in Rruga Murat Toptani. La sua costruzione risale all' epoca bizantina (VI secolo). Oggi sono rimaste solo delle mura alte e tre torri, ma stanno facendo dei lavori di ristrutturazione a fine turistico.

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