Elbasan Castle

Elbasan Castle

Elbasan Castle is a castle located in the city of Elbasan, Albania. It was built by order of the Ottoman Sultan Mehmet II in 1466 AD as a military center to fight Skanderbeg, the Albanian nobleman and military commander who led a rebellion against the Ottoman Empire.

Site Information

Country: Albania

District: Elbasan County

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 15th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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