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Gjirokaster, Gjirokaster

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Must see · Military Museum · Castle
Discover the relics of Albania's history and culture through the centuries at . Overlooking an important traveling route along the river, the fortress has taken a prominent position in the city's history since the 12th century. The buildings inside date from different time periods and have various functions, such as churches and storage spaces. Take your time walking around, noting the clock tower, cistern, towers, houses, Gjirokastër Museum, and an open courtyard that hosts an annual folk culture festival. Ask for an audio guide to lead you through the castle and give you insight into its past. To visit Gjirokaster and get the most from your holiday in Gjirokaster, create itinerary details personal to you using our Gjirokaster trip itinerary planning website.
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  • Take photos from below, from above, from every angle--you'll be happy you did. The museums are professionally done and very enjoyable. They close at 3 pm, be warned.  more »
  • is a traveling in time. you need also to know the history so you can properly enjoy the visit. spend at least 1h to go around. highly recommend  more »

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