Experts petition against gov’t bypass project in UNESCO-listed Gjirokastra

Tirana Times
By Tirana Times March 7, 2017 17:45

Experts petition against gov’t bypass project in UNESCO-listed Gjirokastra

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  • “The bypass ruins the whole image of Gjirokastra's historic centre. The construction of this snake-like concrete building changes the whole of Gjirokastra's historical memory,” says archaeologist Moikom Zeqo, describing Gjirokastra as a late Middle Ages town, not designed for big roads, known for its cobbled streets and stone roofs

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