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The most complete tour of Tirana.

Duration: 3h and 15min
Languages: Italian
Guru: Bris
Quality Verified Registered on May 12, 2022

Hello! My name is Bris. I am a certified national tour guide in Albania since 2019. Tour guide for cultural, outdoor & adventurous tours in English & Italian languages. I love nature, traveling and football. For more information about me and the tours I do, you can see my socials: IG / TikTok: 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

Hello dear guest, as you also read the title, my tour is the most complete tour of Tirana. We will see together all the important tourist attractions of Tirana from ancient times to the present day. Tirana, the lively, dynamic city, full of life that never sleeps and continuously changes every day, has been elected European Youth Capital for 2022 and European City of Sport for 2023.

We will start the tour under the Scanderbeg statue in the main square of Tirana, which is named after the Albanian national hero, as it is the main destination for all tourists.

After telling you the history of Albania, of Tirana and the main square, we will continue the city tour and discover all the important buildings and attractions of Tirana, the tour we will take includes:

● The buildings around Scanderbeg Square (center of Tirana);
- The City Hall of Tirana.
- The Complex of Ministries.
- The "Et'hem Bey" Mosque.
- The Clock Tower.
- The Palace of Culture.
- The "Internazionale di Tirana" hotel.
- The National Historical Museum.
- The National Bank of Albania.
- The National Puppet Theatre.
● The Orthodox Cathedral "The Resurrection of Christ".
● The "House of Leaves" Secret Surveillance (Police) Museum.
● The "Bunkart 2" museum (the former secret anti-nuclear tunnel of the Ministry of the Interior).
● The Sarajet (royal palace) of the Toptani family.
● The Academy of Sciences of Albania.
● The Parliament of Albania.
● The institution of the politically persecuted.
● The Namazgah Mosque.
● Downtown one
● Tirana Castle.
● The pedestrian Murat Toptani.
● The main avenue of Tirana "Martyrs of the Fatherland";
● The National Art Gallery.
● The installation "The Cloud".
● The Youth Park, monument for the 100 years of Albania's independence and the Taiwan complex.
● The former Dajti hotel.
● The former Russian embassy.
● The pyramid.
● The Prime Minister's office.
● The Presidency of the Kuvendi (parliament).
● The memorials of the "Checkpoint" memorial.
● The Bloc, The villa of former prime minister Mehmet Shehu, The villa of former dictator Enver Hoxha.
● The office of the President of the Republic.
● The Congress Palace.
● Mother Teresa Square;
- The Polytechnic University of Tirana.
- The University of the Arts.
- The Archaeological Institute and Museum, The Academy of Albanological Studies.
- The offices of the Rector of the University of Tirana.
● We will finish the tour in Piazza Italia where there is also the national football stadium "Air Albania Stadium".

My intention is to give a warm welcome to all those who decide to visit our city. I will do my best to offer you a high quality tour, engage you during the free 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 for enjoying the city and getting tasty traditional Albanian food and drinks! If you want to know more information about the tour, please do not hesitate to contact me.

NOTES:
1. Dear guest, in case the tour will be booked by 4 people or less, I am really sorry but the tour will probably be cancelled. We will try to find a solution so that we can do the tour. However I will inform you the day before the tour.
2. Dear guest, the tour is scheduled to last approximately 3 hours and 15 minutes but depending on the walking pace of all participants, it may take longer.
3. Dear guest, for our convenience the tour start time may change depending on the weather, especially during the summer to avoid the heat or when bad weather is expected. We will decide and agree together the day before the tour on this matter.
4. Dear guest, the free tours do not have a pre-established price and at the end of the tour each person leaves the guide the amount they deem appropriate (depending on the level of satisfaction) but taking into account that the guide pays a commission to the Guru walk platform of 2 euros for each person participating in the tour.

Thanks for your time. A greeting. See you soon. 😊
Bris.

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    Sheshi Skënderbej 1, Tirana, Albania
    Sheshi Skënderbej 1, Tirana, Albania
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    We will meet in front of the entrance to the Et'hem Bey Mosque which is located in the main square of Tirana (Scanderbeg Square). I will be wearing a red and white tour guide badge.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Statua di Scanderberg
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Moschea Et'hem Bej
  • 3
    Outside visit
    The Clock Tower of Tirana
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Pallati i Kulturës
  • 5
    Outside visit
    National historical museum
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Bank of Albania Museum
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Socialist Party of Albania
  • 8
    Free admission
    Resurrezione di Cristo Cattedrale ortodossa
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Bunk'Art 2
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Sarajet e Toptansve ish Bar-Kafe
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Murat Toptani Street
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Academy of Sciences of Albania
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Parlamenti
  • 14
    Outside visit
    Namazgjah Mosque Tiranë
  • 15
    Outside visit
    Tirana Castle
  • 16
    Outside visit
    Reja - The Cloud
  • 17
    Outside visit
    Bulevardi Dëshmorët e Kombit
  • 18
    Outside visit
    Parku Rinia - Youth Park - Taiwan Park
  • 19
    Outside visit
    Ish Hotel Dajti
  • 20
    Outside visit
    Russian Embassy in Albania
  • 21
    Outside visit
    Pyramid of Tirana
  • 22
    Outside visit
    Kryeministria
  • 23
    Outside visit
    Parliament Offices
  • 24
    Outside visit
    Postbllok - Checkpoint
  • 25
    Outside visit
    Mehmet Shehu's Former Residence
  • 26
    Outside visit
    Enver Hoxha's Former Residence
  • 27
    Outside visit
    Pallati i Kongreseve
  • 28
    Outside visit
    Polytechnic University of Tirana
  • 29
    Outside visit
    The President's Office
  • 30
    Outside visit
    Mother Teresa Square
  • 31
    Outside visit
    Air Albania Stadium

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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Simonetta 07 Jul 2024
Turin

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Guru Bris preparatissimo
Michele 03 Jul 2024
Caltagirone

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Ottimo per infarinatura su Tirana centro
Nicola 26 Jun 2024
Rome

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Travelled in couple - Jun 2024
Perfetto conoscitore della zona e della storia che ha caratterizzato l'evoluzione dei siti di interesse culturale, storico tramandato nei tempi
Grazia 24 Jun 2024
Lodi

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Travelled in group - Jun 2024
Consigliatissimo!!!!
Lucia 13 Jun 2024
Rome

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Bravissimo Bris
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Who is this tour for?

Accessibility
Non suitable for people with reduced mobility.
Groups
Accepts reservations up to 15 people.
Pets
Not suitable for pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
A minimum of 5 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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