Specifics of the Peja Region (Cultural Heritage)

The Region of Peja includes Municipalities of Junik, Deçan, and Istog. These municipalities are rich in archeological and architectural heritage, which are protected and preserved since ancient times and indicate characteristics closely linked with history, landscapes formations and local materials. Protected historical sites are under the supervision of RCHC of Peja.Read more

This region also contains examples of movable heritage in various areas, as well as spiritual heritage, related to the local specifics of the daily life and is an indication of the culture, history and tradition of this region.
The region of Peja has identified 856 monuments of cultural and natural heritage, of which 29 are archeological sites, 74 sacral monuments, 736 monuments of profane and utilitarian nature, 7 movable heritage exhibits, 10 examples of spiritual heritage, 1 historical event, 7 natural landscapes and 6 trees.

“Kulla” of Zenel Beu

“Kulla” of Zenel Beu

The mansion of “Kulla” of Zenel Beu Within the complex composition of Zenel Beu in Peja, there is a two-story mansion “kulla” that occupied the main part in comparison with the guest house, which was...

„Kulla‟ of Jashar Pasha

„Kulla‟ of Jashar Pasha

At the centre of the city, namely at the extended part of Bazaar, in the second part of XIX century, in 1850, Haxhi Zeka began construction of guest house, after 1902, the construction was continued b...

„Kulla‟ of Nitaj family

„Kulla‟ of Nitaj family

Stone Mansion „Kulla‟ of Nitaj family The stone mansion of Halil Kasapolli (current owner is Nitaj family) is located in the centre of the city of Peja, near the great masjid. This mansion belongs to...

Albanian Tower of Jashar Pasha

Albanian Tower of Jashar Pasha

The Haxhi Zeka Kulla (stone fortified house) in the village of Leshan, is an architectural construction with cultural-historical values and was built by Haxhi Zeka, a famous and well known illuminator...

Folk wearing for men

Folk wearing for men

Folk wearing for men. This set - is from Rugova region. The wearing is characterised by rich ornamental motives and also with rich morphologic structure, with typological features of wear included. At...

Hamam Mosque

Hamam Mosque

Hamam Mosque was built about 1587. It is located in the old part of town in the neighborhood of " Haxhi Zeka " near Hammam (Turkish bath) of Haxhi Bey (Haxhi Bey) and the building object of the first ...

Meyteb in Llukë e Epërme

Meyteb in Llukë e Epërme

In the village of Lluka e Epërme (Upper Lluka), in the centre of the village, next to the road, there is a school, the Meyteb of Tahir Effendi Lluka, built in the 19th century. The Village Meyteb was...

Mill of Tahir Lush Bërdynaj

Mill of Tahir Lush Bërdynaj

The Tahir Lush Bërdynaj Mill was build in the 19th century. It is a Mill with two storeys. The Mill is public and was build mainly in stone. Milling worked by the power of the water flow. The constru...

Radavc Cave

Radavc Cave

The Radavc cave is located in the vicinity of Radac village, close to the river spring Drini i Bardhë, around 11km from Peja town, left of the Pejë-Rozhajë road. The entrance to the cave is oriented t...

Saint Jerome cemetery chuch

Saint Jerome cemetery chuch

In Gorazhdevc village, inhabited by the Serb minority in the municipality of Peja, the Church of St. Jeremiah is situated. Church belongs to the type of churches with tray. It is built from oak timbe...

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