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Check IN Tirana

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Stop At: Skanderbeg Square, At the center of Tirana, Tirana Albania

There we’ll be visiting the National Historical Museum that holds most of the country’s archeological treasures, the excellent collection is almost entirely signed in English and takes you chronologically from ancient Illyria to the postcommunist era; the Et’hem Bej Mosque, The Clock Tower, The Palace of Culture, The National Library and we’ll explore The New Bazaar, one of the oldest residential neighborhood in the city.

Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Postbllok - Checkpoint Monument, Bulevardi Deshmoret e Kombit, Tirana Albania

The trip continues along the Martyrs of the Nation Boulevard and past the Pyramid, the Peace Bell, the Prime Minister’s Office and the Checkpoint (Postbllok-The Memorial to Communist Isolation).

After fulfilling our minds and spirits, it’s time to satisfy our appetite in one of the Blloku Area Restaurants, after taking a look at the Enver Hoxha's Former Residence.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: National Archaeological Museum, Sheshi Nene Tereza, Tirana 1001 Albania

The boulevard ends at Mother Teresa Square, hosting some more Italian architecture, as well as the Palace of the President, the Palace of Congresses, the Archeological Museum and Arts Academy.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Tanners' Bridge, Blv. Zhan d'Ark, Tirana Albania

Our journey continues at The Tanner’s Bridge an 18th-century Ottoman period stone footbridge built near the Tanners' Mosque. Then we’ll take a walk along the ‘Murat Toptani’ promenade and visit the newly renovated ‘Castle of Tirana’ and the National Gallery of Arts, in front of which stands a modern art installation called ‘The Cloud’.

Duration: 40 minutes

Stop At: House of Leaves, Rruga Ibrahim Rugova Face A La Cathedrale Orthodoxe, Tirana 1000 Albania

Next is the intriguing museum ‘House of Leaves’, which is considered to be the equivalent of the Stasi headquarters of the Former East Germany and in front of it we have the Orthodox Cathedral.

Duration: 20 minutes

Stop At: BunkArt 2, Rruga Abdi Toptani, Tirana Albania

We will continue to dive in Tirana’s history and top-secret nuclear bunker where we can show to the visitors how Communist-era police persecuted the regime’s opponents at Bunk Art 2.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Mount Dajti, Tirana Albania

Then at midday we’ll enjoy an amazing view of Tirana from the Dajti Mountain, through a ride with Dajti Ekspress. The Austrian-built cable car provides a breath-taking 15-minute journey towards the top of Dajti Mountain, with views of forests, farmland, villages and bunkers.

Duration: 2 hours

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  • National Historical Museum
  • National Archaeological Museum
  • BunkArt 2
  • Entry/Admission - Skanderbeg Square
  • Entry/Admission - National Archaeological Museum
  • Entry/Admission - BunkArt 2
Not included
  • Lunch
  • House of Leaves
  • Cable Car
  • Entry/Admission - House of Leaves
  • Entry/Admission - Mount Dajti
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Most travelers can participate
  • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate


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