Tour of Gjirokastra in one day

Tour of Gjirokastra in one day
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$110.59
Duration: 9 to 11 hrs
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Description

The stunning museum town of Gjirokastra, the “Stone City” situated on the eastern slope of mountain “Mali i Gjere”. Gjirokastra resemble a fortified city where every single house is like a small fortes.

It has everything you require; a beautiful medieval castle district, named by the name of an ancient legend, a lively lower town consisting of grand old houses draped on steep hillsides, an a lot of art and culture, known also as the birthplace of many famous figures of Albania .

Tour start at 9:00 from Choose Balkans Offices (Hotel Pick Up in Request) toward the historical town of Gjirokastra. Gjirokastra is well known for the largest Castle in Balkans and it's rich couture, traditions and gastronomy . It is an Albanian museum city part of the UNESCO World Heritage sites, also known as the birthplace of Enver Hoxha, the Former Communist Albanian Leader and Ismail Kadare the most famous modern Albanian writer, candidate for Nobel Price.  
After the arrival in Gjirokastra part of our tour will be visits in the 

  • The fort (Gjirikastra’s Kala)
  • The old city
  • 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
  • The polyphonic festival stage inside the castle

The stunning museum town of Gjirokastra, the “Stone City” situated on the eastern slope of mountain “Mali i Gjere”. Gjirokastra resemble a fortified city where every single house is like a small fortes.

It has everything you require; a beautiful medieval castle district, named by the name of an ancient legend, a lively lower town consisting of grand old houses draped on steep hillsides, an a lot of art and culture, known also as the birthplace of many famous figures of Albania .