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Gjirokastër: Gjirokastra Castle and the Old Bazaar

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Visit Gjirokaster, a Unesco World Heritage site, known for its well-preserved Ottoman architecture, cobblestone streets, and historical significance.

Highlights

  • Explore Gjirokastra, a World Heritage Site with its Ottoman architcture
  • Visit Gjirokastra Castle, the Ethnographic Museum, and the old bazaar.
  • Enjoy panoramic city views, explore its history and savor local flavors.

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Explore Gjirokaster, a Unesco World Heritage site in Albania, celebrated for its impeccably preserved Ottoman architecture, charming cobblestone streets, and rich historical tapestry. A journey through this picturesque town promises a captivating immersion into Albania's cultural legacy. Begin your Gjirokaster exploration by wandering through its well-preserved Ottoman architecture, a testament to the town's enduring legacy. Meander along cobblestone streets that whisper tales of centuries past, each step resonating with the historical significance that earned Gjirokaster its Unesco accolade. A visit to Gjirokaster Castle awaits, where history comes to life against the backdrop of panoramic city views. Immerse yourself in the Ethnographic Museum, a treasure trove of artifacts illuminating the cultural tapestry of this ancient town. The Old Bazaar beckons, inviting you to traverse its alleys and soak in the vibrant ambiance. Delve into the pages of history at the birthplace of Enver Hoxha, gaining insights into the region's political past. As you traverse the town, don't miss the opportunity to savor local delicacies, a culinary journey that embodies the authentic taste of southern Albanian culture. Gjirokaster isn't just a town; it's an immersive experience. Beyond its architectural allure, Gjirokaster hosts events and festivals, adding a dynamic layer to your visit. These cultural gatherings provide a unique opportunity to witness the vibrant traditions and customs that define Albanian heritage. Embark on a journey to Gjirokaster, where Unesco recognition intertwines with the warmth of local hospitality. This town is a living canvas, inviting you to explore its streets, absorb its history, and savor the cultural richness that unfolds at every turn.

Includes

Hotel pickup and drop-off English speaking tour guide Transportation by private car Bottle of water Castle entry

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