Well of Tophane, Durrës

Historic Site in Durrës

Well Tophanes Durres
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The name tophane indicates the initial function of the area, as a workshop which produced gunpowder.

The well was built in the 16th century to give access to water to the inhabitants of the Varosh neighborhood (area outside the castle. It was built on a foundation stone with a quadrangle shape, surrounded by four granite columns which were probably looted from a ruin from the Byzantine period. 

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Visiting Well of Tophane, Durrës

Duration: 15 minutes

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