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  1. Albania
  2. Shkoder County
  3. Shkoder
  4. Lake Skadar

Shkodër Rozafa Castle Visit with Local Guide

Product ID: 110350
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Have an unforgettable experience at the Rozafa Ccastle in Shkodër and visit the museum for a better understanding of its history and surroundings. Learn about the legend of a woman who got walled in alive inside the castle walls.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Skip the ticket line
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live tour guide
English

Pickup included

Pickup from your hotel
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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Experience

Highlights
  • Visit one of the most prominent castles from the 4th-century
  • Explore the museum of the castle for a better understanding of the Illyrian people
  • Learn about the castle myths and legends
  • Enjoy the panoramic vistas of the Drini, Kiri and Buna rivers from the castle top
Full description
Visit the Rozafa castle and museum in Shkodër. The museum showcases artifacts from the Hellenistic and medieval periods up until World War I. As you walk along the Illyrian walls from the 4th-century, you will learn about the history and the vivid legend of the woman who got buried alive within the castle walls. Soak up the atmosphere and enjoy the breathtaking views over the confluence of the Buna, Drini and Kiri rivers.

You'll be picked up from your hotel in Shkodër and walk up through the cobblestoned street to the entrance of the castle. Along the way, you will be rewarded with fantastic views of Shkodra Lake and the Lead Mosque. Once inside the castle, you will see the monument of Rozafa feeding her baby from the walls. In addition you will get to know more about the people’s history and how they survived different occupations.

The next stop is the museum that sheds light on every stone and ruin you have visited so far, giving answers to the questions you might have had throughout the tour. Finish off by soaking up the breathtaking views of Tarabosh mountain and Shkodra Lake and enjoy some free time to shoot pictures.
Includes
  • Hotel pick-up and drop off
  • Entrance fee to all historic sites
  • Private guide
  • Transportation
What’s Not Included
  • Food
  • Drinks