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This castle was gifted by Ali Pasha Tepelena to his wife Vasiliqi. The catle is mentioned in the Alexander Dymas book Cont of Monte Cristo

Ali Pashë Tepelena in Albanian, Tepedelenli Ali Paşa in Turkish, commonly known as Ali Pasha, (1741 – January 24, 1822) was the military ruler (pasha) of a large area of the Ottoman Empire's European territories. Known as the Lion of Janina (after his capital in the Greek town of Ioánnina), he achieved a notorious reputation as a cruel and bloodthirsty tyrant.

Source: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ali_Pasha

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  • Copyright: Rezarte Vukatana (rezarta) Silver Note Writer [C: 9 W: 0 N: 12] (109)
  • Genre: Places
  • Medium: Color
  • Date Taken: 2006-07-15
  • Categories: Ruins
  • Exposure: f/3.2, 1/500 seconds
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  • Photo Version: Original Version, Workshop
  • Date Submitted: 2006-07-28 6:15
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