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.

The Mosque of Xhylfahatun

The Mosque of Xhylfahatun

Xhamia e Xhylfatynit-Peja The mosque of Xhylfatyn is located in the neighbourhood of Karagaqi in Peja and was built in 1697 in the Ottoman period The name of this mosque is associated with the l...

The Residence of Tahir Beu

The Residence of Tahir Beu

The Tahir Begu's Konak (residence) is located in the old part of Peja city, built in 1800. The residence was located at the centre of the town until 1960 (between the municipal building and the post o...

The Residential House Pilingjurka

The Residential House Pilingjurka

The old town house located in the old neighbourhood of "Jarinë", is a residential building constructed in 20th century. It has a rectangular planimetry. It was built by traditional craftsmen. The wall...

The Stone Mansion „Kulla‟ of Jashar Pasha

The Stone Mansion „Kulla‟ of Jashar Pasha

The Stone Mansion „Kulla‟ of Jashar Pasha The Stone Mansion „Kulla‟ of Jashar Pasha is located in the expanded area of old Peja Bazaar. A civic mansion carried out in the second half of the XIX centu...

The Stone Mansion of Binak Dina

The Stone Mansion of Binak Dina

The Stone mansion of Binak Dina-Raushiq-Peja The three flatted stone mansion (according to the population information) of Binak Dina, is located on the exit of the village Raushiq, the building was b...

The Stone mansion of Goskaj

The Stone mansion of Goskaj

The stone mansion of Gockaj In the town of Peja, in the neighbourhood of Vorret e Gjata, there is a three story mansion (according to the numbering by the people) of Shaban Gocka. This construction w...

The stone mansion of Syle Rexha

The stone mansion of Syle Rexha

The stone mansion of syle-rexhaj’s – Vranoc, Peja The stone mansion of Syle Rexha is located in the centre of the village Vranoc. A XVIII century stone mansion, it is two flatted and carried out wit...

The Stone Mansion”Kulla” of Ymer Vesel Rexhaj

The Stone Mansion”Kulla” of Ymer Vesel Rexhaj

The one floored stone mansion of Rexhaj family is in the village Jabllanica e vogel in Peja and was built by national Albanian craftsmen from Podgur. The stone mansion was built in the XIX century w...

The Taftali Mosque

The Taftali Mosque

Tahtali Xhamia The Taftali Mosque is located in the neighborhood called the Sahat Kulla of Peja, that was built in 1587. The mosque was named after the Turkish word "Taft" which means wood, because ...

Tomb of Ali Pasha Gusia

Tomb of Ali Pasha Gusia

In the courtyard of the Bajrakli Mosque, the burial place of Ali Pasha Gucia is set. The burial place/tomb is of sacral monument type. The burial dates from the 1885. The tomb has a particularly impor...

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