Fortress of Bashtovë

Fortress of Bashtovë

Fortress of Bashtovë is a historical castle located near the Adriatic Sea in the Tirana County of Albania. It was originally built over an existing Byzantine structure dates back the 6th century AD. However, the current fortress was built in the 15th century AD during the reign of the Republic of Venice.

Site Information

Country: Albania

District: Tirana County

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 6th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Republic of Venice

Site Features: Republic of Venice Monuments


UNESCO Tentative List

Official Name: The Castle of Bashtova

Date of Submission: 2017

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