The Tower of Sylejman Vokshi (Gjakova)

Status

Type of Protection: Permanent protection Date of Protection: 29.04.1980-nr.02-222

History

The Kulla (tower house) of Sylejman Vokshi is located at Madrasa Ruzhdije, at the entrance of Old Bazaar in Gjakova. The building was constructed in the early 18th century, and is notable for the birth of our hero Sylejman Vokshi, one of the founders of the Prizren League. The building has architectural values, it was built of clay bricks, natural stones, wood, lime mortar, and the roof is covered with traditional roof tiles. It is a two floor building, facing south-west, with rectangular windows. The basement is located above the ground and served for food storage. The building suffered minor transformations, especially in the interior, windows and doors.

References

Unique number: 000817

Name: The Tower of Sylejman Vokshi

Class: Monument

Institution: RCCH - Gjakovë

Location

Country: Kosovo

Municipality: Gjakova

City/Village: Gjakova

Locality: Neighbourhood: Madrasa of Ruzhdi

Postal Code: 50000

Name of Street: "Fan.S.Noli"

Functional type and dating

Type:Arkitektuale - ENG

Period: Ottoman

Century: 18th

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