The most complete Tirana free walking tour

Duration: 2h and 15min
Languages: English, Italian
Guru: Bris
Quality Verified Registered on May 12, 2022

Hello dear guest! My name is Brisejd Lalaj. I am a Certified National Tour Guide in Albania🇦🇱 since 2019. Tour guide for Cultural🏛, Outdoor⛰️🏞 & Adventure 🛶 tours in 🗣🇮🇹&🇬🇧. For more information about me and the tours I do, please see my socials: IG: Brisejd_Lalaj / FB: Brisejd Lalaj. Thank you for your time 😊

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  • Free booking and cancellation
    Free payment tour, no set price, booking and cancellation are free

Tour description

Dear guests, welcome to Tirana, the capital of Albania and its largest city.

As you read the title, my tour is the most complete Tirana's tour. We will learn together the History of Albania, Tirana and see all the important sights starting from 1790 (Ottoman era) until nowadays Tirana, the lively, dynamic city full of life which never sleeps and constantly changing every day so it was elected the European Youth Capital for 2022 & European City of Sports for 2023.

We will start the tour below Scanderbeg monument (Albania's National Hero) in Tirana's main square named the same as is the main destination for all tourists.

I will also give you the history of the square, after that we will continue the tour and discover all the buildings, which include:

-The Complex of Ministries, starting with the Ministry of Tourism and Environment.
-National Theater of puppets.
-The Resurrection of Christ, Orthodox Cathedral.
-House of leaves (Museum of Secret Surveillance).
-National Bank of Albania.
-Historical National Museum.
-Tirana International Hotel.
-Palace of Culture.
-The Et’hem Bey Mosque.
-The Clock Tower.
-The Municipality building.
-Bunkart 2 (Ex antinuclear secret tunnel).
-Sarajet (palaces) of Toptani family.
-Academy of Science of Albania.
-Parliament of Albania.
-The Great (Namazgah) Mosque of Tirana
-Tanner’s Bridge.
-Saint Paul Catholic Cathedral.
-Tirana Castle & Murat Toptani pedestrian
-National Gallery of fine arts & The Cloud installation.
-Youth park & 100th years of Albania Independence monument
-Ex Hotel Dajti.
-The Pyramid.
-The Prime minister's office.
-The Presidency of the People's -Assembly.
-Checkpoint memorial monuments.
-Block area, Mehmet Shehu Villa & Enver Hoxha, ex dictator Villa.
-The Presidency.
-The Palace of Congresses.
-Mother Teresa Square, Polytechnic University of Tirana, University of Arts.
-Italy Square.
-Air Albania National Stadium.
We will finish the tour in Grand park of Tirana which also have the artificial lake and a very interesting story to know about this area (but only if you are 16+ years old 😅).

My intention is to give a warm welcome to all who decide to visit our city. I will do my best to provide you with a high-quality tour, engage you during the walking tour, and provide you with insights into the history, art, and daily life in Tirana and Albania.

I will share with you the best tips to enjoy the city and to get tasty Albanian traditional food and drink! If you want to know more information about me or the tour please don't hesitate to message me.

1. Dear guest, tips are voluntary and no pressure about how much. Is more Important for me that you enjoy the city and my tour. The tip should just reflect the quality of the tour according to your budget.
2. Dear guest, in case that you are the only person or couple to book the tour, I have to reschedule the tour at another time if its possible for you to participate otherwise I am really sorry but I will probably cancel the tour due to costs reasons. We will see about that and try to find a solution so we can do the tour. Anyway I will notify you the day before the tour is programmed, so in any case you will have the possibility the day after to book a tour with another Guru.
3. Dear guest, the tour is programe to last about 2 hours and a quarter, but depending on all guest's walking rhythm, it may take more.

4. Dear guest, for our convinience the tour time start may change a little bit depending on the weather, especially during summer to avoid the heat. We will decide and agree together the day before the tour about that.
Thank you for your time. 😊

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  • Meeting point:
    Sheshi Skënderbej, Tirana 1000, Albania
    Sheshi Skënderbej, Tirana 1000, Albania
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    We will meet below Scanderbeg statue in Scanderbeg square. I will be wearing a white and red Tour Guide badge.

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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Gius... 07 Feb 2023

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Travelled in group - Feb 2023
Ragazzo gentile preparato consiglio vivamente di partecipare al suo tour
kama... 07 Feb 2023

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Travelled alone - Feb 2023
This was an excellent, exhaustive tour. Thanks Bris for also sharing recommendations via WhatsApp!
adriano 04 Feb 2023

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Travelled in family - Feb 2023
Bris, è stato un vero guru, con simpatia e professionalità ci ha fatto conoscere e scoprire una città magnifica, ricca di contenuti e soprattutto ricca di prospettive. Abbiamo assaporato tirana da amici, non da turisti. Grazie Bris
Kris 03 Feb 2023

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2023
The walk was amazing, We got to see everything we wanted to and more, and bris was amazing and funny and willing to answer an question, if your doing a tour make sure your doing it with Bris he is amazing
Mirko 30 Jan 2023

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Travelled in couple - Jan 2023
Bris é stato davvero eccezionale, parla benissimo italiano, non solo ci ha raccontato la storia di Tirana ma rispondeva a tutte le nostre curiosità, é stato come avere un amico a Tirana!
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Who is this tour for?

Suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Accepts reservations up to 52 people.
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 4 people is required for the tour.
Additional costs:
The tour does not require 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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