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. Plan to see Rozafa Castle and other attractions that appeal to you using our Shkoder trip builder .
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  • We were on the road and we get to Shkodra for only one day, so we had no intention to visit the Fort. However the fortress's us position drew in some magical way, so we went on foot to visit the Fort and we haven't any regrets. Although the fortress virtually in ruins, there is plenty that you can determine how monumental LV maintains she was. Ticket price is not high, and view of the city and the Lake are worth every penny.
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  • Although the Rozafa castle was last taken by Montenegrins in the early years of the 20th century, it is largely a ruin, with just 1 building still standing, which is now a museum. The museum, separate...  more »
  • Be sure to visit this place, if you will be traveling through Shkodra. Ancient fortress perched on a cliff with stunning views. Castle entrance 200 Lek. There is a restaurant on site. If a car drives up to the top, there is a convenient free parking.
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  • Touristy, but still a very nice place to visit for tourists. Great place to take pictures. Souvenirs for a very reasonable price. But just walking there is for free. Parking is free of charge, 0 euros per car. The atmosphere and the looks are definitely worth it. You can see the city of Shkodra and the lake. Highly recommended.
  • Tickets are 200 Lek. Inside the castle is a restaurant as well. The ruins are very interesting amazing views. You see the alps, Skoeder, River. There is a Museum as well, but it was closed when we were there.
  • Amazing castle! The biggest in Albania and probably one of the biggest in Balkans. The view is unique with two rivers and a big lake that go close to the castle
  • Nice views. Very calm. 200 Leke.
  • Awesome place, but in summer you need to go prepared with light clothes, a lot of water, sunscreen ans good shoes! It's really high, really beautiful, and worth each step you take! Don't forget your camera :)
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