"Tirana Explorer" Walking Tour

This tour is good for getting a first impression of Tirana, it will quickly give you an orientation of the city, it includes its history, architecture and other information.

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Overview

 

During this tour, we will tell you about the best clubs, bars, and the latest cultural events, so you will get a great introduction to the most important sights and attractions of Tirana. We visit the oldest and the most interesting parts of Tirana from Skanderbeg Square to the Polytechnic University, Starting with the mosaic of the National Museum on Skanderbeg Square, Et’hem Bey Mosque towards the elegant government buildings at the end of the square housing various ministries (built in the 1930s during the rule of King Zog), Fine Arts Gallery, Hotel Dajti, and Rinia Park. Walk across the next wide streets (Bulevardi Zhan D’Ark; Bulevardi Bajram Curri) and we across Lana River’s bridge, (Photo stops) and we arrive to the ‘Pyramid’. Next is the 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 the Palace of Congresses which was built for Party congresses during communist regime in Albania (nowadays the Palace hosts concerts, festivals and fairs). In front of it is the Presidential Building. This building was the Soviet embassy until 1961. At the end of main boulevard is “Mother Teresa” Square, named to honor the most famous Albanian nun of the 20th century. Around this square are the Archaeological Museum, the Art Academy. and Polytechnic University. End of tour.

AVAILABILITY

Activity Date :08/11/2018Change Dates

ACTIVITY DETAILS

  • TypeCity Tours and Sightseeing City Tours and Sightseeing
  • Activity OperatorAlbania Explorer Tour Operator
  • Duration3 Hours
  • Available OnMonday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
  • Starting PlaceDirect at your hotel, or in front of Opera (city center)
  • LevelEasy

INCLUSION(S) AND EXCLUSION(S)

  • Inclusion(s)

    - Local guide in one from major foreign languages during all tour itinerary,  

  • Exclusion(s)

    Everything else not mentioned in "Inclusions"
    Lunch supplement 14 euro per person : 3 course menu
                                                                           1 local drink
                                                                           0.5 bottle of water

  • Terms and Conditions

    • Full payment (100%) to be done at the time of booking confirmation.

    • All tours/excursions are quoted based on minimum 2 persons.

     

    Activity
  • Land Activity