Lëkurësi Castle

Lëkurësi Castle

Lëkurësi Castle is a historical castle located in Lëkurës village on top of a hill and overlooks the city of Saranda in Vlorë County, Albania. It was built in 1537 AD by the Ottoman Sultan Suleiman the Magnificent in order to control the harbor of Saranda.

Site Information

Country: Albania

District: Vlorë County

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 16th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Islamic

Later Cultures: Islamic

Site Features: Islamic Monuments

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