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We spent about 20 minutes here. I really appreciated the ottoman style house and the wedding room. There’s also a nice old lady selling photos outside the place of Gjirokaster and what it looked like in the early 1900s
This home and its owner represent to all who go there the struggle to against the odds. As one of the oldest and largest mansions in old Gijrokaster it SHOULD be a UNESCO protected home, BUT it is not. As one of the oldest and...More
The house is beautiful and well worth a visit. The guide was a mixed bag, though. Her English and Italian were both excellent, and her explanations were interesting, but she seemed to hate having to give the tour, sort of rushing through it and not...More
The skenduli house is most definitely worth a visit, located just a short 5 min walk from Gjirokaster city centre. We were greeted by a friendly and informative guide who was the daughter of the skenduli family. Her tour brought the house to life, explaining...More
This old house does not contain anything (furniture, etc) from the past due to its communial use during communist times - but the guide brings the rooms to life with her explanations of each room’s use
Well worth the 200L entrance fee
The house is located in the centre of Gjirokastra, very close to the ethnographic museum. It is a traditional Ottoman house, that is well preserved. After paying for the entrance ticket you will get a rather fast paced tour of the house, detailing features and...More
The house is stunning! Typical ottoman period construction,well preserved and so many details that were easily recognizable.
The only problem was the guide. Apparently she was a successor of Skenduli family. I didnt understand why but the tempo of her explaining was really fast and...More