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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  • 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 »
  • Lovely castle and interesting history, our guide was lovely and very informative and worth getting her to show us around as we learned a lot. Views from the castle were also amazing, thank you  more »

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