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Borsh Castle (Albanian: Kalaja e Borshit) also known as Sopot Castle (Albanian: Kalaja e Sopotit) from the hill it is located, is a ruined castle near the village Borsh, Albania, near the coast of the Ionian Sea. Inside the castle is the 17th-century Hajji Bendo Mosque from Ottoman times.Choose to start, finish, or center your holiday on a trip to Borsh Castle by using our Borsh day trip planner.
Borsh Castle reviews
Worth the short climb up the hill. The castle is a 10 minute walk up a paved path. Park at the bottom, just before the path starts. There are stunning views all round the valley and towards the...
Worth the short climb up the hill. The castle is a 10 minute walk up a paved path. Park at the bottom, just before the path starts. There are stunning views all round the valley and towards the... more »
It is very easy to miss the Castle, if you come from Saranda, because there is no road sign, so when you enter Borsh, first right up the hill with the new resurfaced road. If you come from Vlore...
It is very easy to miss the Castle, if you come from Saranda, because there is no road sign, so when you enter Borsh, first right up the hill with the new resurfaced road. If you come from Vlore... more »
Do visit when around! Although not much of a castle but ruins of a castle, once you reach the top the view is stunning. From the mountains to Corfu, the panorama is breathtaking. Visited in mid August and met no other people at the castle nor on the way up, only a local kid selling some goods next to the road :)
A true gem hardly spotted from bellow but offers great views towards the seaside and the inland mountains and roads. Parking a car below the path that leads towards the castle - or at least what is lefto from the old days. Although there is close to nothing written about it in the area - only a brief description at the bottom of the path, you can search for more on Wikipedia.
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