From Tirana: Kruja Castle, Old Bazaar & Sari Salltik Tour

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Explore the historic Kruja Castle, one of Albania's most significant landmarks. Discover the country's largest bazaar and browse local handicrafts, and enjoy the Sari Salltik mountain viewpoint.

Highlights

  • Hear about the glorious history of Skanderbeg, the national hero of Albania
  • Visit Kruja Castle, Skanderbeg Museum and the Old Bazaar
  • Find beautiful souvenirs and handcrafts by local artists at the Old Bazaar
  • Enjoy breathtaking views of the Albanian coastline from the SariSalltik Mountain

Description

Join a guided tour of Kruja city to explore all its iconic attractions. Visit Kruja Castle, Skanderbeg’s Museum, the Old Bazaar, and Sari Salltik mountain. We will pick you up from the hotel and start the tour to Kruja city. After around one hour driving you are in Kruja and we continue the first visit to the Castle of Kruja, which houses Skanderbeg’s Museum. It was the epicenter of the legendary Albanian resistance to the Ottomans, led by national hero Skanderbeg in the 15th century. See a copy of the helmet and the sword of Scanderbeg in the main hall, the flags and stems of prominent families of that time who supported the national hero and a lot of the history telling by the guide. After soaking in the culture and history, discover the current arts and crafts in the Old Bazaar. Look for souvenirs, including intricate local handicrafts. Finally, driving by car on a panoramic mountain road to visit the holy site of Sari Salltik. Head to this cave located on the edge of a mountain 1176 meters high and also enjoy the amazing view from the top of the mountain. Afterward, head back to Tirana.

Includes

Hotel or meeting point pickup and drop-off (depending on option selected) English-speaking guide Air-conditioned car/van transportation Museum ticket Guided tour inside the Castle and Museum Entrance fees

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Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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