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Rozafa Castle, Shkoder

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Take in the stuff of legends and exceptional views of one of the country's oldest towns at Rozafa Castle. According to an old Serbian ballad, "The Building of Skadar," the three Serbian brothers who were building the castle couldn't get the walls to stand. A man passing by told them they could make the walls stand if one of the brother's wives were sacrificed. Fiction or not, the walls still stand today. Climb around what's left of them for views of the ancient town, along with the Drin and Bojana Rivers. The remote area around the attraction has limited facilities, so come prepared. To visit Rozafa Castle on your holiday in Shkoder, and find out what else Shkoder has to offer, use our Shkoder holiday planner.
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  • Appart from being a view point to see the Shköder city, you can also see the Albanian heritage. The person selling tickets there it was super friendly! Wish we were again to Shköder, but before I wann...  more »
  • We went up to the castle on a very cold and wet and windy winters day !!! Need I say more....good views.....no cafe open and nothing much really to see other than goats being walked and fed....a littl...  more »
  • and among the most beautiful monuments of Albanian history and culture together in a place that few sleep in Europe
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