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IMMOVABLE CULTURAL MONUMENTS DATA BASE
Name: Kaljaja fortress of Prizren
Municipality: Prizren
Location (place, town, city): Prizren
Institute: Institute for the Protection of Cultural Monuments of Serbia
Regional institute: Office for the Preservation of the Cultural Heritage in Kosovo and Metohija, Leposavić
CR No.: AS 1399
Date of inscription in the CR: 30.12.1997
Category: NCM of outstanding value
Type: Archaeological sites
Year/period of construction: 10th - 17th centuries

The fortified town of Kaljaja is situated above the present town of Prizren, Kosovo and Metohija, on a hill with a vantage strategic position.
The fortification is divided into the Upper and Lower Town with an entrance on its west ramparts. The Upper Town was an elevated area in the south-east section and was protected with special ramparts towards north and west. As it was in use for centuries, the fortress changed its lords who were pulling it down, reconstructing and extended it. There are two periods of its construction: the mediaeval (12th century) and the Turkish one.