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Residential Tower in Gjakova

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Residential Tower in Gjakova

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Corridor: Diagonal Road, Sofia-Ohrid Road
Country: Serbia, Djakovica/Gjakova
Type: Vernacular Architecture
Epoch: Modern Times
Theme: Vernacular Architecture
World Heritage:
Modern TimesVernacular ArchitectureVernacular Architecture

The residential tower in Gyakove is in the historic complex near the Big Bazaar in the town. Today it is called the Hysni Koshi Tower. It was built by Selim Sejdi in the 19th century. The tower is strategically located at the intersection of three streets. The building is an example of a house in national architectural style at the heart of the town.
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