Cerciz Topulli square

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Tour type: Daily Tour
Duration: 3 Hours approximately
Maximum number of people: Unlimited
Location: Gjirokaster
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Overview

In this short tour you will have the opportunity to discover some of the magic of the city by visiting the medieval Bazaar, the highlight of the city the Argjiro Castle and also one of the oldest and best preserved houses the Zekate House. 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 it, where we also meet some of the artisans of the town, working with old methods .All products and souvenirs that you will see there are handmade, made of wool, stone, wood. Than we head towards the Castle where we spend around an hour and a half. An old castle 2.5 hectares, full of history, tragedy and legends which the local guide will explain you. You`ll be 330 meters above the sea level, enjoying breathtaking views of Gjirokastra, the typical tower houses, covered with grey stone, usually two or three floors. One of the well preserved ottoman style house is Zekate house which is our last stop. This house  was a gift by Ali Pashe Tepelena for his accountant Beqir Zeko. The aim of this tour is for you to experience the unique, magical and friendly atmosphere of Gjirokastra, not just to see the most popular tourist attractions.

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Tour’s Program

We visit the Bazaar, the castle and the Zekate house!

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  • "Best way to get to know Gjrokaster"
    Alri's passionate explanation of his loved hometown and its magnificent history has been for us the best way to enjoy the city
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