Ndroqi Castle is situated in suburb of Tirana, over the hill of the Ndroqi village, in the left side of Erzen River valley. It is 387 metres above the sea. This castle belongs to the fourth century AD, and has been part
It is known for its strategic location, overlooking Tirana and opposite Kruja. The castle lies close to Mother Tereza International Airport. It is a small castle, though larger than Petrela. Construction began in the 14th century and was completed in the
Dorezi Castle is the oldest castle in the area. Located about 20 km south-west of Tirana it lies about 5 km east of Peza. This castle belongs to the 9th–4th centuries BC. The first archaeological work was carried out in 1951.
The ancient castle of Persqop also known as "The Ancient town of Brysaka" is located to the south of Tirana, near Petrela Castle, built on Mount Villa (also known as the Hill of the Christians), at a strategic point near
It belongs to late antiquity, probably built over Illyrian foundations. It was discovered in 1963 and eventually inscribed in the list of the cultural monuments of Albania. The castle is located within Dajti National Park, overlooks the whole of Tirana
Petrela Castle is a small but prominent old castle located only 12 km from Tirana. The castle has a rich history. Initially constructed in the 6th century AD, the present building dates back to the 15th century. During Skanderbeg’s fight against the Ottomans,
The Fortress of Justinian, known simply as Tirana Castle is the only one found in the city centre. The fortress is where at one time the main east–west and north–south roads crossed, forming the heart of the town as it