The construction of the Church faced great difficulties with the Turkish authorities, the occupying Albania in the nineteenth century. For the construction of the Franciscan Church gone 27 years.
St. Stephen’s Cathedral – Roman Catholic Cathedral in Shkodër.
During the siege of skutari (1912-1913) the Cathedral was damaged by the Montenegrin army, especially c South-East side. The Cathedral was closed in 1967 and reopened in 1990.
The first Orthodox Church in Shkodra was built at the river Bunoy in the late 18th century.
Parrucë mosque is the last mosque in the city of Shkoder. It is a reconstructed mosque, which was completed in 2006.
The Ebu Beker Mosque has historically been important in the scientific study of the city and attracted famous Islamic scholars and theologians. It is also known as Masjid Al-Zamil, constructed in 1995 with funds from Saudi Arabia and Egypt and renovated in 2008.
The lead mosque also known as mosque of Mehmed-Pasha mosque was built in 1773 in the city of Shkoder. It is located on a small lake and is not functional at present. Leading the mosque was declared a cultural monument in 1948.
The Museum is housed in a historic XIX century building, the massive family house of Osa Kuka, a wealthy merchant.
The National Museum of Photography “Marubi” is Albania’s only museum dedicated entirely to photography. It houses a vast collection of 500,294 photographs dating back from 1858 when the first images in Albania were recorded.
Rozafa castle is a castle near the city of Shkodër, in northwestern Albania. It rises imposingly on a rocky hill, 130 metres (430 ft) above sea level, surrounded by the Bojana and Drin rivers. Shkodër is the seat of Shkodër County, and is one of Albania’s oldest and most historic towns, as well as an important cultural and economic centre.
The Site of Witness and Memory is the only memorial which commemorates the victims of the communist regime from Shkodra.