Durrës Castle (Albanian:Kalaja e Durrësit) is a castle in Durrës, Albania. It was build by Emperor of the Byzantine Empire Anastasius I originating from Durres, which transformed it into one of the most fortified cities on the Adriatic. Repairs to walls have been carried out after the devastating earthquake of 1273. Currently medieval walls nearly 15 feet in height and three entrances of some fortification towers preserved in nearly one third of the initial length of the city castle.
The Clock Tower of Tirana (Albanian: Kulla e Sahatit), was built in Tirana, Albania in 1822 by Haxhi Et'hem Bey, who also finished the building of the Et'hem Bey Mosque. The stairs have 90 steps that go in a spiral fashion. It is 35 metres (115 ft) tall and was the tallest building in Tirana at the time.
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