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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  • This castle has a large territory. It can take a few hours to visit all the corners within its area, and even then there will still be something to check, as there‘re lots of internal (and dangerous.....  more »
  • Girokaster is SO beautiful. An etherally beautiful town surrounded by lush verdant evergreen mountainous forest with a mint green lake snaking through it contrasting the the orange striations of...  more »

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