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We really enjoyed our tour to Skenduli House, the oldest house in Gjirokastra. The guide was very informative and amazed us with the details and secrets the house kept. A must see if you are visiting Gjirokastra.
Very interesting house showing the traditional architecture during Ottoman times. The people are going out of their way to provide interesting explanations in different languages. If you only visit one house, this should be it!
I really enjoyed my visit to the Skenduli House. Whilst we only had a short visit, our guide displayed her in-depth knowledge of the house.
For only 200LEK, it's a really great way to spend an afternoon - and a great introduction to Ottoman History...More
Loved this house- 200 lek entrance price includes a very informative but short tour. Most of the house is in original condition and is a great way to understand an aspect of social history in Albania. There are lots of stairs so if you have...More
The Skenduli family were deprived of their grand house in the communist era. When it was returned to them they decided to make it a museum. Our guide, a member of the family, described why the house was built how it is (basically summer and...More
visit after reaching Gjirokaster. Access a bit difficult with lots of coobles to get to the entrance and steep stairs inside. It was however interesting as we were shown around by the owner and his daughter and gave the chance to learn about life during...More
Amazing historical home with an amazing host! This house has belonged to the same family for 9 generations. The communist regime confiscated it for a few years but it returned to the rightful hands. The architecture is breathtaking and the host will give everyone a...More