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Private Day Tour of Gjirokastra from Tirana

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  • 11 hr

During this tour, everyone will have the experience to comfortably visit the Museum City of Tirana. The tour combines the Historic Sites, Cultural Heritage and part from everyday local living life.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Experience Gjirokastra, Rr. Gjin Zenebishti, sheshi Cercizit, nr 5, Gjirokaster 6001 Albania

The history of the “Stone City” of Gjirokastra dates since the IVth Century AD . Known as Argyrokastro (Silver Castle) it has been an important economic, politic and cultural city since the early Byzantine Era. Since 2005 the City is part of the UNESCO world Heritage known for its high preserved Otoman Style Buildings and Architecture. The main components of the unique style are
- Stone House Rooftops
- Unique “Small Fortes” house style
- The old Bazaar

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gjirokaster Castle, Gjirokaster Albania

Walking along the old stoned Bazaar, from the Otoman Time we will reach the Castle of Gjirokastra. It is the biggest Castle in Albania and it is also the home place of the National Folk Festival. Castle tour and visit at the Museum of Arms inside the castle.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Gjirokastra Bazaar, Old town, Gjirokaster Albania

Old Bazaar is masterly paved in stones assembling to a black and white carpet.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Ethnographic Museum, Hysen Hoxha Street, Gjirokaster Albania

Visit in the family house of Enver Hoxha, transferred into an Ethnographic Museum. City tour and visit at “Mad People Street” where Ismail Kadare, the most famous Albanian Writer was born.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Restaurant Tradicional Odaja, Rruga Gjin Bue Shpata, Gjirokastër, Albania

Gjirokastra is also characterized from a local unique and very delicious Cuisine where most of the most interesting dishes are “Qifqi”, “Pasha Qofte”, “Shapkat” “Oshaf” etc.

Lunch break in one traditional Restaurant (lunch is not included in the price)

Duration: 1 hour