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Cultural Heritage Sites Damaged in Earthquake
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Cultural Heritage Sites Damaged in Earthquake

TIRANA, December 4 The tower at the historic Kruja Castle, one of the country’s most important castles and a major tourist attraction was damaged by the earthquake of Nov 26th. Other national landmarks damaged by the earthquake are the Clock Tower at Preza Castle and the ancient walls in Durres. Besides the bell tower at...

Kruja’s Bazaar, 6 Old Stores Reopened for the Public
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Kruja’s Bazaar, 6 Old Stores Reopened for the Public

TIRANE, April 26 The Bazaar of Kruja, situated on the two sides of the street paved with cobblestones that takes you to the fortress, is an ensemble that holds indisputable historic and architectonic values. The Institute of Monuments of Culture claims that “in this bazaar have finished already the renovations and the internal furnishing of...

How to Spend One Day in Kruja
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How to Spend One Day in Kruja

TIRANA, July 10 2018 was the Nationwide Year of Skanderbeg. Albanian institutions and citizens all over the country observed the 550th death anniversary of National Hero Gjergj Kastrioti Skenderbeu. The name and life of the most prominent personality in Albanian history are strongly connected to the city of Kruja. The official logo for 2018, The...