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It was a very nice experience to be able to visit this old house. We had the house all for ourselves and all the Time to see every corner. It is really amazing to imagine how people lifed in there. The explanations on every floor...More
There are a couple old Ottoman houses in Gjirokastër that can be visited, and this is one of them (I guess this is the one located at the highest point). For 200 Lek €1,60) you can walk around and have a look. Couple rooms, couple...More
Beautiful building with restored interiors. Although the owner could not speak much English, he was absolutely lovely and we managed to communicate with a mix of Italian and French. It would be great if they had brochures our explanatory panels.
A great house to visit, which is really impressive. The only "sad" part is that there is barely any explanations. You just have a board describing at the bottom of the house each room in a few sentences. Less than half an hour of visit,...More
So first of all, this place is located VERY uphill! Thankfully there is a road so you walk along the road, the terrain is not bad (could be worse, I prefer walking on concrete than on the stones of the Old Town so it was...More
The Zakate house was built in early 1800s and was considered very opulent at that time. It gives a good feel about the times with well preserved furniture and artefacts. If you are in Gjirokaster this is of course a place you must see. The...More
High up on a hill, so a bit of a hike up to reach, this house is certainly the nicest of the traditional Ottoman houses that are open to the public. There is some information in English, however, it helps if you have done the...More