Kruja Castle Half Day Tour (4-5 hours)
Kruja a small characteristic town perched on a hill, centre of Albanian resistance against the Ottoman Turks under national hero Scanderbeg. Scanderbeg kept Turks from crossing into Western Europe for 25 years, thus earning the title “Protector of Christianity” given by the Pope of the time.
Tour description in 3 stops + inside visit of the Skenderbeg Museum & Kruja castle
- Kruja castle. Castle in the city of Kruja, was the center of Skanderbeg's (National Hero of Albania) battle against the Ottoman Turks. Today it is a center of tourism in Albania.
- Skenderbeg museum. The museum contains objects dating back to Skenderbeg’s time. The exhibits have been arranged in a way that chronicles his life and military feats.
- Old Bazaar. Kruje’s old bazaar is a charming place with cobbled streets and colorful shops... Mainly souvenir shops where you can buy traditional Albanian costumes, books, musical instruments, and different items from the communist days
- Lunch Break