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Gjirokastër Destination Guide

Touring Gjirokastër in Albania

Gjirokastër in the region of Gjirokastër with its 23,437 citizens is located in Albania - some 88 mi or ( 142 km ) South of Tirana , the country's capital city .

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Time in Gjirokastër is now 11:32 AM (Thursday) . The local timezone is named " Europe/Tirane " with a UTC offset of 1 hours. Depending on your budget, these more prominent places might be interesting for you: Sarandë, Delvine, Sofia, Vithkuq, and Vergo. Being here already, consider visiting Sarandë . We collected some hobby film on the internet . Scroll down to see the most favourite one or select the video collection in the navigation. Check out our recomendations for Gjirokastër ? We have collected some references on our attractions page.


Albania - Gjirokastër

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Albania - Gjirokastër and Syri i Kalter ..

Αργυρόκαστρο, Gjirokastra, Albania

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Kerkulla restaurant, Gjirokaster, Albania

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Traditional Albanian cuisine in a very traditional building with splendid views of the city of Gjirokaster in south Albania ..

Albania Anp2's photos around Gjirokaster, Albania (albanian restorant in usa)

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Interesting facts about this location

Çerçiz Topulli Square

Çerçiz Topulli Square (Albanian: Sheshi „Çerçiz Topulli“) is a town square located in Gjirokastër, Albania. In fact, it is actually a widened street (Rruga Gjin Zenebisi, Gjin Zenebisi Street) located east of the entrance of Qafa e Pazarit (Bazaar Pass) The city's Old Bazaar begins at the upper corner (west) of the square. The square is named after Çerçiz Topulli, Albanian hero born in Gjirokastër. Within the square is a monument also dedicated to him.

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Located at 40.07 20.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Gjirokastër, Squares in Albania

Gjirokastër Obelisk

Gjirokastër Obelisk or Mëmëdheu ABC is an obelisk monument in Gjirokastër, Albania. The obelisk is located near the first Albanian school to be opened in the town in 1908 and is a symbol for education in Albania. The authors of the obelisk are Muntaz Dhrami, Ksenofon Kostaqi, Stefan Papamihali. The three of them is given the prize "Honour of the City of Gjirokaster" in 2008 from the Municipality of Gjirokaster for their artistic work for the city.

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Located at 40.07 20.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
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Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastër

The Historic Centres of Berat and Gjirokastër, in the cities of Berat and Gjirokastër, Albania, are an UNESCO World Heritage Site that were inscribed in 2005. Its borders were extended in 2008. Berat and Gjirokastra are inscribed as rare examples of an architectural character typical of the Ottoman period. Located in central Albania, Berat bears witness to the coexistence of various religious and cultural communities down the centuries.

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Located at 40.07 20.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Berat County, Gjirokastër County, Historic centres, World Heritage Sites in Albania

Gjirokastër Mosque

Gjirokastër Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Gjirokastrës), also known as the Bazaar Mosque (Albanian: Xhamia e Pazarit), is a mosque located in Gjirokastër, Albania. The mosque was built in 1757. and is located in the Old Bazaar neighbourhood. It is one of fifteen mosques originally built in the city during the Ottoman era, of which thirteen survived till the communist period.

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Located at 40.07 20.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: 1757 establishments, Mosques in Albania, Ottoman architecture

Gjirokastër Castle

Gjirokastër Castle is a castle in Gjirokastër, Albania (historically known as Argyrokastro, a name then applied also to the castle). The castle dominates the town and overlooks the strategically important route along the river valley.

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Located at 40.07 20.14 (Lat./Long.); Less than 0 km away
Tags: Castles in Albania, Gjirokastër, Museums in Albania


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