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Address: Rr. Murat Toptani, next to Parliament, Tirana, Albania
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Tirana by Bike Small Group Tour Including Lunch
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6th century fortress

Unfortunately this 6th century fortress has not resisted to the tide of time. However there is a small piece of it left which i`m sure would be of interest to history lovers. It... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 7 September 2016
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Tirana, Albania
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Tirana, Albania
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Unfortunately this 6th century fortress has not resisted to the tide of time. However there is a small piece of it left which i`m sure would be of interest to history lovers. It is right in the center of Tirana in beside the parliament building and Toptani shopping center.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 July 2015 via mobile

Beautiful building in tirana... Lots of history about architecture and years and years of history. Nice place to visit

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Goa Velha, India
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 December 2014

There is a sign next to it of Hotel Kalaja. If you are not looking for it you can easily miss it. Its right on a walking street with ancient foundation ruins outside the walls. Could be well developed but I guess for Tirana its good enough.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2014

You can stay at the hotel or just visit and take a look around. It's right off the walking street and isn't well-signed, but if you're on the walking street you can't miss it.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2013

One of the open gate has a sign "Hotel Kalaja, çmime te arsyeshme, TEL: 25 0000." I thought it was the part of the hotel instead of the fortress. If it's a hotel, you might be able to stay there to check the interior as well.

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Tirana, Albania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 June 2013

is an old Ottoman building with unique architectural details, you can get in there for free and see this wonderful building

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