In the south of Albania and the Greek land border here lies a city where houses hugging each other around a magnificent castle that reminds us of the great era of wars. It Gjirokastra, which appears as a stream Roofing stone, the house-fortress with a little oriental style, based on rolling. Here they were born two famous characters, who have made known their place: Enver Hoxha, who ruled the country on behalf of a manic communism and the famous Albanian writer Ismail Kadare. In one of his novels, Ismail Kadare speaks like a mirage Gjirokastra architecture. Architectural model is actually very special, ancient fortified houses, three-storey and do not have balconies, but are adorned with window worked very carefully. Carvings adorn the gates of the house, shop facades, ceilings and floors of houses. From every angle can absorb impressions endless: In this city are more than 50 buildings declared cultural monuments, museums children in a city museum, where everything is made of stone and houses, roads, streets, sidewalks, bridges and style Venetian ranges and steps up to the magnificent castle. Apparently, the name of the city comes from the myth of the princess. From the castle you can enjoy the beautiful landscape of the city. The main square of the historic center was named after the hero, who in 1908 led the revolt anti-Ottoman, “Çerçiz Topulli”. Here start from ancient cobblestone streets that deserved protection that belongs to the historical architecture. They focus on the intersection of streets called “Neck Bazaar”, the most picturesque part of the city, where the traditional stores. What makes a city museum Gjirokastra is the architecture, the combination of interior spaces and decoration of houses with famous buildings, which are worth visiting.