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Petrela castle outside Tirana, Albania photo
Petrela castle outside Tirana

Petrela Castle (outside Tirana) was the home of Skanderbeg's sister and part of his defense network against the Ottomans.

The central tower dates from 500 A.D. and the surrounding Byzantine fortifications date from the 11th to the 14th centuries.

PHOTO SOURCE: Wikipedia Commons.



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