Private, panoramic, walking city tour of Tirana
Panoramic tour of Tirana offers the fastest way to learn about Albania's History and Culture. Visits of Skanderbeg Square, Et'hem Bej Mosque, Ethnic Heroes Boulevard, Mother Teresa Square, Ex-Block (Exclusive area during communism time for the elite, Orthodox Cathedral, And BunkArt 2 museum. Ideal for people that are in Albania for a short stay.
- *Private Tour
- *Guaranteed departures.
- *Entry ticket at BunkArt 2 museum included.
- *Children up to 11 years old are FREE
Skanderbeg Square Stop: 15 minutes
Walking visit of Skanderbeg Square, a unique pyramid shaped design, with stone plaques and a vegetation perimeter, all collected from every corner of Albania symbolizing people’s unity. From here our guide will describe to you the history of this monumental square, and all the historical buildings that surround it, Albanian National Museum of History, Opera house, Central Bank, Et’hem Bey Mosque, Clock Tower, Tirana Municipality and other government buildings.
Et`hem Bey Mosque Stop: 15 minutes
Visit Et'hem Bey Mosque (renovated in 2021), one of the oldest mosques in Albania, and the oldest in Tirana. Inside, you will be able to enjoy the preserved architecture and beautiful wall paintings. This mosque allows women. Women must dress clothes with sleeves.
Heroes Boulevard. 30 minutes.
We’ll start our walking visit with Hotel Dajti, Fine Arts Gallery, and Rinia Park. After which cross Lana River’s bridge, (Photo stops) and we arrive at the ‘Pyramid’. Next will follow with Prime Minister’s Building (the ex-Communist Party headquarters), and in front of it is the Parliamentary Offices. Beyond Rruga Ismail Qemali is the Hotel Rogner Europapark, and a little further down Palace of Congresses built for Party congresses during the communist regime in Albania. In front of it is the Presidential Building. This building was the Soviet embassy until 1961. At the end of the boulevard is “Mother Teresa” Square, named to honor of Saint Teresa, with Albanian origin. Around this square are the Archaeological Museum, the Art Academy. and Polytechnic University.
Ex-Block 20 Minutes
Visit to Ex-Block, where the communist elite used to reside. Now full of bars, restaurants and high-end shopping stores. Passing through we’ll see the American President’s Woodrow Wilson statute, Albania’s Ex-Dictator house Enver Hoxha, House of Leafs (Spy Museum) and finish with a short visit inside the Christian Orthodox Cathedral of Tirana.
Orthodox Autocephalous Church of Albania Stop: 10 minutes
Visit the largest Orthodox cathedral in Albania. Modern multipurpose center as well. Beautifully decorated with wall paintings of saints and biblical events.
BunkArt 2 Stop: 40 minutes - Admission included
BunkArt museum is built inside a real bunker, built to protect the Albanian communist elite from anticipated invasion from the western countries. Inside you'll see many rooms set up to show different times of Albania, starting from the second World War until the fall of communism in 1991. A large space is dedicated to communism prison camps and techniques used to keep people under its rule. (Our guide will accompany you inside BunkArt)
Meeting/pick-up point: Tirana, city centre at Clock Tower.
Duration: 2-3 hours.
Start/opening time: 10:00am. End/closing time: 13:00pm.
Start/opening time: 14:00pm. End/closing time: 17:00pm.
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*Prices below are per one (1) person:
►send request €62 (Tour size 1 person)
►send request €34 (Tour size 2 persons)
►send request €25 (Tour size 3 persons)
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►send request €17 (Tour size 5 persons)
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►send request €14 (Tour size 7 persons)
►send request €13 (Tour size 8 persons)
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►send request €11 (Tour size 10 persons)
►send request €10 (Tour size 11 persons)
As our way of saying thank you for choosing us, at the end of this tour you'll be provided with a free self-guiding brochure and tour options for the rest of your stay.
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- Panoramic walking city tour Tirana - In English, Italian.
- Entry Fees in BunkArt 2 Museum
- All taxes and Fees.
- Entry fees in museums and parks, unless specified in the included section.
- Hotel pick up.
Hotel pick up and drop off on request, €10 (1 - 3 persons) and €20 (4 - 6 persons)