Are you planning to explore more of Eastern Europe? Do you want to show your wild side in Europe’s less visited places? Well, one good place to visit is the Balkans. Traveling to Balkans can be a unique experience for anyone. Well, it’s not only the home to some of the most beautiful landscapes but it’s also the home to some of the oldest cities in Europe.
During one’s Balkan Journeys one can get to see some of the most beautiful architectures of Europe. One is bound to get captivated by the cobbled castle lanes, stunning coastlines, exotic cuisines, stone buildings and more.
With so many places to see in the Balkans, it can be really hard to choose the best place worth visiting. However, in some Balkan nations, one can get to explore amazing cultural path and fascinating history. Some of the amazing fortresses worth visiting in the Balkans are mentioned below:
Petrovaradin Fortress, Novi Sad – Serbia
The first fortress was built on the Petrovaradin hill some 4 or 5 thousand years ago; today’s structure dates from the 18th century. It is home to some cultural institutions and museums.
Citadela Fortress, Budva – Montenegro
The city of Budva is also home to the Citadela Fortress. It was destroyed and rebuilt many times throughout history. Today’s layout was designed in the 19th century and really connects the West and East.
Kastel Fortress, Banja Luka – Bosnia and Herzegovina
It is the oldest monument of Banja Luka, located at the centre of the city. The earliest findings dated back from the Prehistory. Part of the fortress was built and destroyed many times. Now, it’s the home to a few music festivals and some cultural events.
Rozafa Fortress, Shkoder – Albania
It’s located at the hill above the town of Shkoder, overlooking the three rivers, Kir, Drin and Buna. The fortress offers a great view of the surrounding area.
Lately, Balkan nations are becoming more tempting to travelers because of its turbulent history. However, it’s also the place where one gets to see different cultures merging together.