Rozafa Castle

Rozafa Castle

Rozafa Castle is a historical castle located near the city of Shkodër, in Shkodër County in northwestern Albania. The castle was originally built during the time of the Byzantine emperor Justinian I in the 6th century AD, and later rebuilt and fortified in the 15th century AD during the reign of the Republic of Venice.

Site Information

Country: Albania

District: Shkodër County

Category: Castles and Fortresses

Site History: 6th Century AD

Oldest Culture: Byzantine

Later Cultures: Republic of Venice

Site Features: Republic of Venice Monuments

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