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Kalaja Fortress

Kalaja, Prizren, Kosovo
+377 45 849 573
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Interesting place in the making

Kalaja Fortress is definitely worth a visit, not just for the great view of Prizren you have from... read more

Reviewed yesterday
M. A. H
via mobile
Worth the walk uphill.

It takes around 10 minutes for the steep uphill walk, so may not be suitable for everyone to visit... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
London, United Kingdom
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“steep walk” (5 reviews)
Kalaja, Prizren, Kosovo
+377 45 849 573
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Kalaja Fortress is definitely worth a visit, not just for the great view of Prizren you have from up there. There's two ways to get there from the city center, the short and direct route which is signposted and marked, but it's really steep, and...More

Thank M. A. H
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It takes around 10 minutes for the steep uphill walk, so may not be suitable for everyone to visit. Once you are up there, there are great views of the city to enjoy.

Thank Funkids4
Reviewed 4 days ago

The fortress is high above the town. It is in ruins but offers magnificent views of Prizren. The climb up there can be steep in parts.

Thank NorbertW
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Well worth the climb and well worth the visit. I'd not recommend this if you have bad knees and I'd also not recommend this if you have trouble breathing at the best of times especially if it's hot on the day. The castle itself isn't...More

Thank AtrociousTroll
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Follow the signs to Kalaja to find your way to the fortress. It's a relatively short but steep hike from the town that takes about 15 minutes (don't even try driving a car part way up the very steep and narrow road). Entrance is free...More

1  Thank John B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Quite a climb - a steep climb or a choice of slower route, taking about an hour but more gradual incline. Just ruins but great views from the walls.

Thank DavidB027
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Only 15 minutes walk or so up to the Fortress gives you lovely views across Prizren and the surrounding area. In the process of what looks like a decent restoration/upgrade.

Thank richpostill
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fortress is the highest point of city with a beautiful view, to the top you need about 15 minutes from city center and walking only.

Thank Redžep I
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We walked up the hill to the fortress with three children. The youngest was 4 years old and I wouldn't have attempted it with a child who was any younger. The paths were fairly well-maintained and there were beautiful views all the way up. Although...More

Thank 92219julia89
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I hiked the roads leading to the Fortress to watch the sunset. On a hot June day, there were nice cooling breezes. Watching the sunset above Prizren was awe inspiring. As bonus, since it was Ramadan, there was a firework to break the fast.

Thank KS_Wayfarer
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