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Tirana Communist Walking Tour

Duration: 1h and 45min
Languages: English, Spanish, French, Italian
Guru: Sokol
Registered on March 23, 2019
  • No minimum number of attendees
    No minimum number of attendees is required for the tour
  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Meet 09:00 with the guide in front of the National Museum we will be introduced for a quick history of Albania. After the visit, we walk through the centre where we will visit the Mosque and the Clock-Tower and the remains of the Castle of Tirana. Around Tirana Afterwards, we walk to the Pyramid (mausoleum of the late communist leader Enver Hoxha, designed by his daughter). Just before entering the area known as Blloku (literally the Block) we’ll observe the memorial with three objects representing terror, paranoia and isolation, as instruments of dictatorship. You will end the tour at Enver Hoxha house in Blloku. After the visit, you might have lunch in a restaurant suggested by the guide (optional). What to visit douring the tour: National Museum Skanderbeg Square Opera House The Clock Tower Et'hem Bey Mosque Castle of Tirana Orthodox Cathedral House of Leaves Park Rinia Blloku Mother Teresa Square Pyramid of Tirana Things to note Best months: March, April, May, June, September, October and November. We have designed short interesting excursions or day trips, which can be completed in a few hours and up to a full day. Includes: English/Italian speaking guide for 3-4 hours. Excludes: Everything else not mentioned.

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What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Sheshi Skënderbej 7, Tirana 1001, Alb...
    Sheshi Skënderbej 7, Tirana 1001, Albania
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    In front of National Historic Museum,

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Sheshi Skënderbej
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Et'hem Bej Mosque
  • 3
    Outside visit
    The Clock Tower of Tirana
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Tirana Castle
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Pyramid of Tirana
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Enver Hoxha's Former Residence
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Blloku

How much does this tour cost?

Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).

Tour opinions

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4.65
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4.15
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4.3
Quality
4.5
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Claudia 22 Aug 2023
Barcelona

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
La visita duró más de lo esperado, muy atento en todo momento y explicando todo lo que se me preguntaba. Muy agradable y simpático!
Ana Hernández 18 Aug 2023
Madrid

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Travelled in group - Aug 2023
El guía ha sido fantástico, cercanl y amable, el recorrido inmejorable y la explicación muy interesante, contada por una persona que ha vivido la historia del país. Repetiría sin duda, muy recomendable.
Shari 13 Aug 2023
West Palm Beach

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Travelled alone - Aug 2023
The tour gave me a personal view into the lives of those who lived during those dark years.
Julieta 09 Aug 2023
Buenos Aires

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Travelled in group - Aug 2023
Sokol tiene muy buena voluntad y esta muy predispuesto.
Alexander 08 Aug 2023

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Travelled in couple - Aug 2023
Muy atento y amable
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Does not accept large group reservations.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour requires the payment of entrance fees or additional expenses.
Free cancellation
If you will not be able to attend the tour, please cancel your booking, otherwise the guide will be waiting for you.
Payment methods
Only cash payment is accepted.
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