Gjirokaster, Gjirokaster

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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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  • A well preserved castle. I got lucky with the weather. You can see the city from the castle. Each site and point have explanation in English which is very helpful.  more »
  • Very interesting and impressive. The views across the city are amazing. Spend at least an hour here. Entrance is 400All per person. The museum costs and extra 200All.  more »

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