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  • Tirana Walking Tour

Tirana Walking Tour

  • Tirana
  • Available in: English, Italian, French

About the tour

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.

Meeting point
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How to find me: In front of National Historic Museum,
Tour duration: 3 hours

What's the price?

A guruwalk is a pay-what-you want walking tour, which means, it's completely free to book and join the group, but the 'guru' expects to be rewarded once the tour ends. Some people give €10, some people give US‎$ 50, you choose the price.

For organizational purposes, it is mandatory to book the tour. Booking is completely free, fast and easy. Book your guruwalk now!

Ratings 7

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Eric

3 months ago

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Randy

5 months ago

Very knowledgeable guide partly because he lived through the Hoxha dictatorship and can tell you about the history that most Albanians want to erase from their collective memory.

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John

7 months ago

We had a great morning of our city walking tour of Tirana. Tour went approximately from 9-12, lots of information to take in. We stopped for a coffee half way through and got to hear more of life in Tirana in the past 30 years.

Definitely worth taking the tour while in Tirana!

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Rod

8 months ago

Fantastic. Knowledgeable and very informative guide. Would recommend without hesitation.

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David García

8 months ago

The tour was perfect with was very nice and explain us the most important places and historical events in Tirana.

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Rod

8 months ago

Our guide was excellent. He combined humour with meaningful insights into recent Albanian history.

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