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Half Day Kruje Tour

Historic Kruje, Bazaar and Skanderbeg Museum

  • 5 hr
  • 65 euro
  • Skanderbeg Square

Service Description

Category: History & Culture, City Discovery Departs: Tirana Min: 2 People Albania’s national hero, Skanderbeg, made Kruja a bastion of uncompromising resistance against the Ottoman in the fifteenth Century. The Gjergj Kastrioti Skanderbeg Museum is situated inside the castle walls, which dates back to the fifth and sixth centuries A.D. The museum itself was inaugurated in 1981. Within the walls of the castle are also the Ethnographic Museum and the Dollma Tekke. Near the castle’s entrance is a traditional market, which dates back to the period of Skanderbeg. Here, you can find Albanian craft products such as embroidered items, carpeting, silver objects, copper, alabaster, filigree, traditional clothing, antiques at the traditional Old Baazar of Kruja . Itinerary: We meet at your hotel at either 10am or 1pm We will then set off in air-conditioned vehicle to the historic city of Kruje. First, we spend time in the Bazaar with the opportunity to shop for local trinkets and witness traditional handmade crafts. Next, we visit with Skanderbeg Museum. This museum, inside the castle complex, opened in 1982 and its spacious seven-level interior displays replicas of armor and paintings depicting Skanderbeg's struggle against the Ottomans. The museum is something of a secular shrine, and takes itself very seriously indeed, with giant statues and dramatic battle murals. Entrance fees are included. Get your camera ready as we visit the tower a perfect opportunity to enjoy the view before we drive back to Tirana for your hotel drop off. What’s Included: • All entrance fees • Your expert local guide • Transportation by vehicle • Hotel drop off Important: • We recommend good walking shoes the cobblestone in the Bazaar can be a little uneven • Please bring local currency LEK (ALL) to buy gifts in the market • Don’t forget your Camera • If weather conditions, see rain please bring your umbrella!

Upcoming Sessions

Cancellation Policy

Minimum 2 passengers to operate this tour. Full refund if minimum numbers are not met. After booking 25% of booking total retained More than 22 days 50% of booking total charged More than 15 days 75% of booking total charged 14 days or less 100% of booking total charged

Contact Details

+61 452510354

Inspire Me World Travel, Teemangum Street, Currumbin QLD, Australia

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