Kardhiq Castle

Kardhiq, Albania

Kardhiq Castle is a ruined hill fortress first mentioned in the 1431–32 register of the Sanjak of Albania. The castle has five towers, two of which are of polygonal form and similar to other castles of Ali Pasha. The width of the walls, which feature turrets, is about 1.7 metres.



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Unnamed Road, Kardhiq, Albania
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Founded: 15th century
Category: Castles and fortifications in Albania

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adi (14 months ago)
Albert Budlla (2 years ago)
The castle of Kardhiqi was built around the 14th-15th century by Zenebishtaj. While Ali saw the ruins, he restored the castle. The castle of Kardhiqi is part of the district of Gjirokastra. It needs maintenance from the state, as the place offers a fascinating view.
Gazmir Lame (4 years ago)
Ersi Salaj (5 years ago)
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