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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  • You need good walking shoes. This is huge complex and there is a lot of walking. Excellent views and very impressive. We didnt get to see the the war museum, it was closed. Its an amazing place...high...  more »
  • One of the biggest castles which is worth a visit. Apart from the castle there is inside a war museum and it has great view to the city.  more »
  • In very good condition is worth checking out and bemmeni the Museum is divided into 2010 where the weapons presentation along with historical insight can get man. You can also participate in the prison to walk and very interesting.
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