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Gjirokaster - Old Town

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Anonymous said…
I get so angry when I read how they're destroying this city and not trying to rebuild it.The streets man! The streets of this town are all mabe of mosaics. How brilliant and original!
ourmanintirana said…
It's now a UNESCO world heritage site so that should ensure that the heart of the old city is protected.

The big problem as I understand it is that as the new city expands at the bottom of the hill, a lot of businesses are relocating down that way and leaving the old city short of services.

In the long term if they can develop tourism it will have secure future - other businesses will want to move in. But until they reach that point it will be a difficult time.

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