In the 18th century Shkodër became the center of the of Shkodër, under the rule of the Bushati family, which ruled from 1757 to 1831. Shkodër's importance as a trade center in the second half of the 19th century was owed to the fact that it was the center of the vilayet of Shkodër, and an important trading center for the entire Balkan peninsula.
The National Museum of Photography "Marubi" (Albanian: Muzeu Kombëtar i Fotografisë "Marubi") is Albania's only museum dedicated entirely to photography. It houses a vast collection of 500,294 photographs dating back from 1858 when the first images in Albania were recorded.
Mes Bridge (Albanian: Ura e Mesit "The bridge in the middle") is a bridge in the village of Mes, about 5 km (3.1 mi) (as the crow flights) north-east of Shkodër, in northwestern Albania. It is a monument of Postribs culture, turning the site into a tourist attraction with a lot of visitors from all around the world.
Kafja e Madhe is an old restaurant located in the city of Shkodër, Albania. The building is listed as a monument of architecture by the Institute of Monuments for Albania. In the first half of 20th century, the restaurant was being regarded as part of the luxury life of the city.