Discover the relics of Albania's history and culture through the centuries at . Overlooking an important traveling route along the river, the fortress has taken a prominent position in the city's history since the 12th century. The buildings inside date from different time periods and have various functions, such as churches and storage spaces. Take your time walking around, noting the clock tower, cistern, towers, houses, Gjirokastër Museum, and an open courtyard that hosts an annual folk culture festival. Ask for an audio guide to lead you through the castle and give you insight into its past. To visit Gjirokaster and get the most from your holiday in Gjirokaster, create itinerary details personal to you using our Gjirokaster trip itinerary planning website.
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5-Day Albania Highlights Tour BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $636
Duration: 5 days
Private Tour: Gjirokastra and Lekuresi Castle from Saranda BOOK WITH VIATOR FROM $89
Duration: 4 to 6 hours
This castle is beautiful, it is huge and has great view of gjirokastra city! you have to walk little beat to reach the castle but at all easy. it has army museum inside and much more more »
The view from the castle at the clock tower is magnificent! Highly recommended! It's best to go there in winter where the mountains are covered in snow. Majestic! more »
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