Experience the energy and youthful spirit of Tirana, Albania’s colorful capital, on a half-day city tour. Founded in the 1614, Tirana has developed into a modern European metropolis. Visit the National Historic Museum to learn about the country’s past.
What to Expect
Discover the city of Tirana on a half-day tour, and see the major sights of Albania’s colorful capital. Although Tirana was founded in the 1614, it has developed into a modern European city. Take a walk to enjoy the colorful buildings, green parks, and streets lined with numerous coffee shops.
Begin with a visit to Skanderbeg Square in the city center, where you’ll see the statue of Skanderbeg, Albania’s national hero, and the clock tower, which stands 115 feet tall.
See the Et’hem Beu Mosque, adorned by frescos with trees, waterfalls, and bridges that are rare representations in Islamic art. The National Library is located in front of the Mosque, and nearby is the National Historic Museum.
You’ll enjoy a tour of the National Historic Museum, visiting its many pavilions: Antiquity, Medieval, Rilindja Kombetare, Iconography, Culture of Albania, Albanian Resistance of World War II, and Communist Genocide. The Museum will provide a good introduction to Albanian history.
If you’re interested in art, you can explore the National Art Gallery as well.
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