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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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  • Rozafa castle is nice and big and very easy to visit. You park the car about 5 min walking from the entrance. If it not a rainy day you may see great view. very recommended 
  • The fortress stands on the mountain. From the fortress offer stunning views of the circle-Shkoder, mountains, Lake scutari. The fortress itself pretty well preserved. It is interesting to walk on.
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  • The castle is winderfull and u get premium views. Just little warning about a small misunderstanding i had. The entrance to the museum is not included in the entrance fee. The sign of the additional f...  more »