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Shkoder Full Day Trip from Durres
"Your 7/8-hour tour starts in the morning at the agreed point of pickup. Transfer to Shkodra to the northern city in Albania and is in fact considered ""the cradle of the culture"". Visit of the city center and the main promenade that dates to the earl visit of the Archaeological and Ethnographic Museum after that there will be a visit to the national museum of photography “Marubi” which was created in 1970. Visit of the Shkodër Cathedral also known as St Stephen's Catholic Cathedral. The Roman Catholic cathedral is dedicated to Saint Stephen and was bu depart for a visit to the large bridge of Middle built during Ottoman time. Before you embark on your return in Durres you will stop at Fisherman's village to see the beautiful village of Shiroka where you can eat a delicious lunch with fresh fish Carp c"""In this tour you will discover ""the cradle of the culture"" in Shkoder. Here there are many attractive points of which Rozafa Castle is the highlight. The city has a beautiful view that lie to the lake with the same name 'The Lake of Shkodra'. The travel to Shkodra from Durres will be at 9 am and will last for 2 hours. In this city you will visit city center
From EUR80.00
 
Krujas Castle Half Day Tour from Tirana
"Start your walking tour of Kruje visiting Kruja’s castle which was was the center of Skanderbeg's (National Hero of Albania) battle against the Ottoman Turks and today it is a center of tourism in Albania. Then we will see Skenderbeg’s  museum which which has a wonderful selection of authentic antiques and souvenirs and you can buy traditional Albanian costumes books musical instruments and different items from the communist days. By the end of the tour you will have a lunch break in one of Kruja’s restaurants. Tour will end in front of National Museum in the city center.""""Kruja a small characteristic town perched on a hill
From EUR39.00
 
Kruja Full Day Tour from Durres
"After pick-up from your hotel in Durres you will travel to Kruja. There you will visit Kruja castle and the Scanderbeg museum which is inside the castle. Another museum not to be missed is the Ethnographic museum. Here you will see the Albanian tradit lunch (optional and at extra cost) in a restaurant with traditional cuisine or another good place to eat can be suggested. Before you return to Durres there will be a stop in the old bazaar where you can find interesting souvenir from Albanian culture and history all handmade by the local artisans of Kruja.""""Kruja is the most important city symbol of the Albanian resistance under the leadership of Gjergj Kastrioti ""Skanderbeg"" who successfully fought the Ottomans for more than 25 years in the 15th century. Kruja castle was built in the 4th century the Skanderbeg Museum in the castle and the Ethnographic Museum. Climb up to the tower where you can admire a splendid panorama of Kruja and the surrounding area. Later you can do shopping in the beautiful old bazaar and buy local handmade souvenir."
From EUR62.00

More Local Customs in Shkoder

Albanian currency: Lek (ALL)

Albania is neither a member of the European Union nor of the Eurozone. The Albanian currency is the Lek (Plural: Leke) and it is divided into 100 Qindarka, although these are no longer in use.In both...
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HORSCHECK
Nov 02, 2010

Horse drawn carts, 2005 and 1988

The first photo was taken in 2005 on the main road, in Muriqan, a small village 10 km west to Shkodër. It shows how old motorcars are recycled to horse drawn carts. One motorcar gives usually two...
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JLBG
Oct 23, 2007

Shkodra, entrance into the city 2007

The two previous tips showed that in 2005, the grey1988 housing buildings had been more or less improved and hade received some colors. In 2007, only two years later, the improvement is even more...
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JLBG
Oct 23, 2007

Shkodër 2005, the post office

The post office stands in the city center, on Bulevardi 13 Dhjetori (December 13th Boulevard). I went in to buy a few stamps and the lady at the desk was very kind. I got a nice fancy stamp...
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JLBG
Feb 09, 2006

Shkodër 2005, the open air market

The open-air market stands at the south entrance of Shkodër, on the left side of the street. However, as it was 12:30, the market was almost over. There remained only onions (first photo) and...
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JLBG
Feb 09, 2006

Shkodër 1988

The first photo shows a good-looking building and a car. The building cannot be for “ordinary” housing and the car must be state owned and use as a job vehicle. Thus, I feel, this has to be the seat...
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JLBG
Feb 09, 2006
 
 
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Shkodër 1988

These photos were taken in 1988 on the outskirts of Shkodër. Our guide told us that the building on top of the hill (first photo) was the residency for major party leaders. I have not been able to...
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JLBG
Feb 09, 2006

Road works ahead!

Everywhere in the city, there are road works, pavement works, building works and the appearance of the country should be changing fast.On this photo, taken in front of the new mosque, the sidewalk has...
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JLBG
Feb 09, 2006

Horses feeding on a dump

At the foot of Rozafa castle and on the side of the main road, there were three horses trying to feed on a waste ground, almost a dump. Apparently, they succeeded to feed enough as they all three...
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JLBG
Feb 09, 2006

Albania has been and is a very...

Albania has been and is a very religious tolerant society and Shkodra is perhaps the best example of that. It is the city with the highest concentration of catholic population in the country but it...
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armando2001
Aug 26, 2002

MOTHER TERESA <br/><br/> <br/><br/>Mother...

MOTHER TERESA Mother Teresa was born as Gonxhe Agnes Bojaxhiu on August 27, 1910, in Shkup (Skopje), present day Macedonia, which at the time was the center of the Kosova vilayet (province) of the...
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Aug 25, 2002

Ernest Koliqi. Lirikë. <br/> ...

Ernest Koliqi. Lirikë. Nxjerrë nga 'Gjurmat e Stinve'.Dërguar në koleksionnga Naim A. Maloku Gjuhës shqipeLshon ame ilire n'goje agimesh s'vjetraNdo 'i fjale e jote than' vetimeveti,O gjuhe e folun...
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Angjel
Aug 25, 2002

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"Shkodër/Scutari"
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"Shkoder - City at the foot of Rozafa Castle"
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"A historical city among waters and mountains"
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"Shkodra, the gate to Montenegro"
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"The city where the fish is Krap and we enjoyed it"
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