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Gjirokastra Tour

Get an in-depth exploration of the stone city of Gjirokastra on this tour offered by Sunny_rungalbania.
Travel in a private vehicle throughout Gjirokastra and learn about its history. The origin of the city starts with the castle of Gjirokastra, built in IV century AD, and is considered one of the best-preserved medieval towns in the Balkans. Right before entering the castle of Gjirokastra you would have to pass by the medieval bazar. You’re going to see beautiful narrowed stone decorated streets, where you can be amazed by the wide variety of hand-made crafts from local artisans and producers. Listen to stories about the former communist dictator Enver Hoxha and the writer Ismail Kadare, who both had roots in Gjirokastra. Learn about Gjirokastra from your guide. Admire the view from Gjirokastra Castle.

Will be visited

The fortress (Kalaja e Gjirokastres)
The old city
The polyphonic festival stage inside the castle
Museum of Weapons
The neighbourhood and house of Enver Hoxha, former Albanian communist Dictator
The neighbourhood and house of Ismail Kadare, world wide known writer, candidate for NOBEL price

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