Shani Efendi House

Rruga Farkatarët

Shani Efendi House was used as a community house during the Yugoslav period to accommodate political and social meetings. It is part of the residential ensemble together with the guest house. It is situated on Rruga Farkatarët (the blacksmiths’ street), near the Lumbardhi Cinema, Halveti Tekke, and other traditional houses. The building is an example of a house with a central gallery surrounded by circular columns, built during the 1930s. It has a raised basement, a ground floor, a central gallery, and circular stairs. It was built as a residential house, but was later used as an administrative and community-oriented building.


Sezgin Boynik & Tevfik Rada