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Shkoder

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Its geographic location has made Shkoder, one of Europe's oldest cities, an important cultural and economic center of the Balkans over the years. Historically the city acted as the base of Queen Teuta' Illryan's kingdom in the 3rd century and as the center of the Gheg cultural region. Surrounded by mountains and marked by many stunning( and recent) renovations, Shkoder draws visitors with its Old Town area and famous fortress. When using our Albania travel route planning site to make an itinerary online, Shkoder holidays come together around your tastes, interests, and requirements, with us taking care of the logistics.
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Rozafa Castle ©
Castle
Rozafa Castle
4.5
Duration: 2 hours
Shkodra Lake ©
Water Body
Shkodra Lake
4.1
Duration: 2 hours
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Walking tour
Walking tours
5.0
Duration: 4 hours
Marubi National Museum of Photography ©
Specialty Museum
Marubi National Museum of Photography
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min

Side trips from Shkoder

Komani Lake ©
Water Body
Komani Lake Koman
4.5
Duration: 4 hours
Kruja Castle ©
Castle
Kruja Castle Kruje
4.4
Duration: 2 hours
Ethnographic Museum of Kruja ©
Specialty Museum
Ethnographic Museum of Kruja Kruje
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter) ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Old Bazaar (Pazari i Vjeter) Kruje
3.1
Duration: 2 hours

Hidden gems in Shkoder

Shkoder Historical Museum ©
History Museum
Shkoder Historical Museum
3.7
Duration: 2 hours
Peaks Of The Balkans
Hiking Trail
Peaks Of The Balkans
5.0
Duration: 2 hours
Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity ©
Church
Orthodox Cathedral of the Nativity
4.7
Duration: 2 hours
Monument to Mother Teresa
Monument
Monument to Mother Teresa
3.5
Duration: 2 hours

Museums in Shkoder

Venice Art Mask Factory ©
Art Gallery
Venice Art Mask Factory
4.7
Duration: 1h 30 min
Site of Witness and Memory ©
History Museum
Site of Witness and Memory
4.4
Duration: 1h 30 min

Historic Sites in Shkoder

Kole Idromeno Street
Historic Walking Area
Kole Idromeno Street
3.6
Duration: 2h 30 min

Spas in Shkoder

Elixir Spa ©
Spa / Wellness
Elixir Spa
4.2
Duration: 2 hours

Where to stay in Shkoder

Choose from a small selection of hotels around the center of Shkoder, ranging from inexpensive to more of a splurge. Some accommodations reside in Communist-style buildings, while others feature standard hotel decor. Shkoder has undergone an impressive renewal, with a large pedestrian street lined with cafes and restaurants. Try to stay close to this main strip to experience Shkoder at its liveliest.
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