It is a 4 hrs tour approximately and it includes a guide to the Old Bazaar, The magnificent castle, Historic House of Zekate and also the Ethnographic museum. We start at Cerciz Topulli square and we finish again at the same place ... More info ›
It is a 4 hrs tour approximately and it includes a guide to the Old Bazaar, The magnificent castle, Historic House of Zekate and also the Ethnographic museum. We start at Cerciz Topulli square and we finish again at the same place. All the entrance fees are included.
In this short tour you will have the opportunity to discover some of the magic of the city by visiting the medieval Old Bazaar and the highlight of the city the Argjiro Castle. During this tour you will be accompanied by a local guide that knows all the secrets of the city.
We will start the tour at Cerciz Topulli square where we will get some information about the tour and also learn a bit about the history of the city. Than we continue towards the Old Bazaar stopping at the Neck of Bazaar learning a bit about the architecture of the Bazaar and another stop at Obelisk the first school of the city. We have an amazing view of the city from here. It is the perfect spot to see some of the old characteristic buildings of the Stone City and also a perfect place to shot some pictures. Than we head towards the Castle where we spend around an hour and a half and learn more about the magic of the city and the history of the Castle. After the Castle we head towards the magical house of Zekate a must see. We learn there about the architecture of the house, what were the rooms used for, take some nice picture accompanied by successors of Zekate. Our last stop will be the Ethnographic Museum which was the house where the dictator of Albania Enver Hoxha was born.
The aim of his tour is for you to experience the unique, magical and friendly atmosphere of Gjirokastra, not just to see the most popular tourist attractions.