PALM TREE PRODUCTIONS
Kulla e Markes
Summary: If you are in the Peshkopi area, a short but
worthy detour is to Kulla e Markes, an old defense tower.
The tower is signposted as a national monument, but not many visitors appear to make it there. For the last bit of the road a 4WD comes handy. The Kulla is in private hand, but the owners were ready to give us a short tour.
It would be nice if someone could bring itself to renovating the tower - it certainly seems worth it. We visited the tower in August 2011 - perhaps something has happened?
|Maximum altitude:||1436 meter|
|Minimum altitude:||768 meter|
|Cumulative height:||675 meter|
|Cumulative length:||5.9 kilometer|
|Date of this record||August 2011|
|Download GPS info:||Kulla e Markes|
General location and approach: The turn off is along the Peshkopi - Bulquize road. In 2011 there was a national monument signpost to the Kulla. As so often, the sign is only along the main road.
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