Gjon Bocari Castle

Tragjas, Albania

The castle was built by the Boçari family, one of the principal Albanian families of Tragjas, in the 16th and expanded in the 17th century. Modern members of the family include Markos Botsaris, Katerina Botsari Kito Bocari, Gëzim and Ismail Boçari. The fortification features arrowslits for artillery openings in the walls. The northern and eastern corners of the castle feature large towers. The stone walls form a rectangle surrounding the courtyard and have a width of 1.25 metres and a height of 5.5 metres.



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Gjon Boçari, Tragjas, Albania
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Founded: 16th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Albania

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isuf braho (2 years ago)
Kalaja shume e bukur Ofron pamje mahnitese te bregdetit Sikur te hidhte ndonje 2 lekesh shteti do bente mire Nese eshte i paafte le tja leri dikujt ta mirembaje
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H. Black (4 years ago)
Nice village
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