The Castle of Krujë

The castle is the center of Skanderbeg’s rebellion against the Ottoman Empire. Inside the castle is the Teqe of Dollme of the Bektashi, the National Skanderbeg Museum, the remains of the Fatih Sultan Mehmed mosque and its minaret, an ethnographic museum and a Turkish bath. Ottoman troops attacked it thrice, in 1450, 1466 and 1467, but failed […]

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Ilinden memorial in Kruševo

The building has a rounded shape with protruding oval windows. The upper windows are made of stained glass. The interior of the dome has four windows, each facing a different direction including the locations associated with the Ilinden-related events ″Sliva″ Memorial, Bear stone and Pelagonija. The monument was officially opened on August 2 of 1974, on the […]