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Kalaja Fortress, Prizren

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Admire views of Prizren, witness the surrounding mountains, and explore the remains of the erstwhile capital of the Serbian empire at Kalaja Fortress. The fortress is largely in ruins, and much of what remains today is from the Ottoman period. You are free to wander around the site, but be respectful of the attraction's extensive history and mindful of your own safety. Wear sensible shoes for the steep hike up and be sure to bring plenty of water. A deserted Orthodox church makes a good rest stop on your journey. Using our international travel planner, Prizren attractions like Kalaja Fortress can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • It is a steep hike up the trail. Some of it is paved, some not. After it has been raining, slippery on the unpaved section. Don't attempt if have trouble with steepness. Good view from top, but not mu...  more »
  • Going up the hill is less demanding than it seems and it worth the trouble. Great views , specially at sunset.  more »
  • I was pleasantly surprised to see the size of the fortress. The main purpose however are for the views over the city. It was far larger than I had anticipated.  more »
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  • A nude hike to the top. I'd r commend taking a cab. The view of the old city is gorgeous from here!! A must do.
  • Must do when you be in Prizren! A magical place where i visit every time i stay in Kosovo.
  • Nice view from the top, free entrance!
  • From this fortress you have wonderful site over town
  • A great place where you can see the whole city