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Cerciz Topulli Square, Gjirokaster 6001, Albania
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Reviewed September 29, 2018

A glimpse into the Cold War era of paranoia. The money wasted was unbelievable when the people were so poor

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank jillk78
Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

This was arguably the worst tour that we had in Albania...it took less than 10 minutes and the guide (forgot his name, but looked skinny and kind of bold) merely mentioned the room names without really explaining anything. He was rushed and uninterested. 'The is...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 8, 2018

Caple empty room nothing to see. You just wasted time and money there. One day empty is free next day you pay 200 leg.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Ondřej K
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Unlike Tiranë's bunkers which are turned into a museum, the Gjirokastër tunnel is left in its original state, which makes it less informative but much more atmospheric and genuine, and quite creepy. The tunnel took us about 20 minutes to walk through. Our guide was...More

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank upwinxp
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

If Besian is the same person, that’s very weird !!! I go by myself with the guide, claimed Besian at 16:35, come out at 16:44. He reads the names of room, starts to tell me not taking many photos when I just take the first...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank Ellen M
Reviewed July 23, 2018 via mobile

We had guide that knew a lot about the tunnel and it's purpose but he was quite bored. When entering he asked if we had lights in our phones due to lack of working light in the tunnel. It was only broken light bulbs so...More

Date of experience: July 2018
3  Thank pontush423
Reviewed July 6, 2018

If they ever finish restoring the tunnel and its rooms, it will be a more interesting site. Yet, because of its historical significance, it's worth taking a little time out of your schedule to visit it.

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank crosswycke
Reviewed June 21, 2018 via mobile

Had a guided tour through the main part of the tunnels and rooms - basically a lot of poured reinforced concrete - good guide - bring a torch or cellphone light

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed September 15, 2017

We asked at the tourist office office about visiting the Cold War Tunnel and one of the women working there took us on the tour. Yes, the tunnels are empty but they are very atmospheric and I felt that it really helped put the isolationist...More

Date of experience: September 2017
1  Thank Matac54
Reviewed August 25, 2017

This place seems like a great idea, but it is a cold tunnel with nothing inside. The guide rushed us through in what felt like 5 minutes. She just told us what was written on the doors. If you want to escape the heat, go...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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