Visit the historic Albanian city
through its high-resolution, smart, digital tour from the safety and comfort of
your own home.
the rapid spread of the Coronavirus throughout Europe, people have put a halt
to their travel plans, with many of confined to their homes. In the 21st
century, this unprecedented lack of movement is tantamount to a lack of freedom,
the immobility feels unnatural when we have become accustomed to jumping on a plane
and getting to our desired destinations.
the virtual world is on our side as there are many things we can still explore
from home and we can fully immerse ourselves into those cities we are eager to
visit. For instance, Kruja, the small but mighty Albanian
city, is the first one in the country to have its own virtual tour. We suggest you take it!
The city is the epicenter of Albania’s independence
from the Ottoman Empire. It was here that Gjergj Kastriot Skanderbeg, Albania’s
greatest national hero, defended the country from the Ottoman invasion. The National
Museum, dedicated to the hero and housed within the famous Kruja Castle, is the
most visited museum in Albania. The Ethnographic Museum, which shows the
traditional way of life of the city’s population, is also one of the best in
the country. While it may feel strange to visit the city’s famous bazaar without
being able to buy a souvenir or two, we are certain you will enjoy this virtual
360 Virtual Tour of Kruja
As part of the tour, you will get an aerial peek at the entire city and its surrounding landscape. If you would like to have close-up views of the city’s most famous sites, like the center, bazaar, castle, ethnographic museum, and the famous castle street, these are all options you can select to experience from the pull-down menu. All images are high-resolution so you will, quite literally, get a clear picture of Kruja. Whether you plan to visit Kruja in the future or not, this tour will give you an idea of the beautiful historic city. For those who are familiar with Kruja, use this chance to test your knowledge. It is a few, very well-spent minutes in the luxury and safety of your own home. Stay safe and click here to experience the 360 Virtual Tour of Kruja