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Castle of Paleokastra


The Castle of Paleokastra entitled Cultural Monument of first category in 1973, is situated near the village of Paleokastër, Municipality of Gjirokastra. It is built on a field ground on the merging angle of Drino river with that of Kardhiq. The castle has a rectangular shape with angle length up to 100 m. The walls are found not far from 3-4 m of Drino riverbed. The castle had three entrances, of which the main entrance, which was from the West, was protected by two rectangular towers. The walls, built with stones connected with mortar are interrupted by generations bricks of 4- 5 lines. It occupies an area of approximately 0,915 ha.

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