Gjakova

Gjakova Tours

Gjakova Day Tours

Overview

Gjakova is a town in Western Kosovo with a population of approximately 120000 people. It is an easily accessible town and a place rich in culture, heritage, and history. What makes Gjakova unique is its hypnotic vintage vibe. Stone houses, cobblestone streets, pastel colors, unique local coffee shops, and the biggest bazaar in Kosovo are part of Gjakova. A place to visit and get lost hiking the beautiful mountains that surround it. In Gjakova one can see the history through the Ethnographic Museum. The Ethnographic Museum of Gjakova is a real gem. The museum shows about life in the past in this small corner of Kosovo. The ethnographic museum is situated in the “Citizen Traditional House”, a house with the most interesting characteristics in the city, representing the typical urban residence. It is rich with different collections, such as the ones from agriculture and farming and the collection of some handicrafts that have not vanished yet. In this museum, there is a collection of dresses with motives from different areas of Gjakova. The city’s clock tower is a must to see when in Gjakova, which is part of the heritage of Kosovo. This tower is located at the core of Grand Carshia. Having been an important trading town in the Dukagjini region for over 500 years, it was burned in 1912 by the Montenegrin Army and transferred to Montenegro.
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