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Secrets of Tirana, Free Walking Tour.

Duration: 2h and 30min
Languages: English, Greek
Guru: Aldo
Registered on October 09, 2022

Hello world, we are Aldo and Eni. Everyone that has met us so far says that we very friendly. After the tour, you will have a friend in Tirana. Tirana as the capital offers a perfect walking tour and many landscapes for whoever wants to spend their holidays in an active mood and adventure in new cultures and traditions. Our philosophy is that we will show our country and the whole region how we see and feel it.

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  • 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
  • Accepts electronic payment
    This tour allows payment by electronic means or credit card

Tour description

A walking tour of Tirana city is a good chance to learn about the history and visit the most interesting historical and cultural places. As our capital, Tirana is the best representative of its varied history, especially the communist era. We will go places and tell stories from the Roman Empire, Ottoman Empire, and Communist era to the present, focusing on making the tour unforgettable.
We are a team of two Guides (Aldo & Eni) and depending on the day sometimes Eni may join in guiding the Walking Tour.


During the tour will visit and pass by these locations: 

  • Skanderbeg Square
  • National Historical Museum.
  • Palace of Culture.
  • Et'hem Bey Mosque
  • Clock Tower
  • Bunkart 2 (Former antinuclear secret tunnel).
  • The Cloud installation.
  • Murat Toptani pedestrian.
  • Tirana Castle.
  • Toptani Shopping Center
  • For US travelers will see George W.Bush Street 
  • Parliament of Albania.
  • Albanian Flag and the numbers of people who suffered during dark times of the communist area.
  • The Great Namazgah Mosque.
  • Saint Paul Catholic Cathedral
  • Pyramid of Tirana
  • Prime Minister's office
  • Checkpoint memorial, a bunker, A piece of Berlin Wall in Tirana
  • The Blloku area
  • The villa of former dictator Enver Hoxha 
  • Taiwan Center 
  • House of Leaves (Museum of Secret Surveillance).
  • The Resurrection of Christ, Orthodox Cathedral.


Let me know if you still have free time we can have a drink somewhere around the youth park and talk more about Tirana giving some tips on where to go and what to do. Later will be your turn to virtually show me your city. Love you all.
 

  

Important notes: 

1.    The tour is programmed to last about 2.5 Hours, but depending on the walking rhythm of the group, it may take a bit longer. 

2.    Depending on the weather condition and any personal issues there will be days that I may cancel the walking tour, I will notify you the day before the tour is programmed, so any case, you will have the possibility to book a tour with another Guru, we are a lot in Tirana. 

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    8RG9+WFM Parku Europa, Sheshi Skënder...
    8RG9+WFM Parku Europa, Sheshi Skënderbej, Tirana, Albania
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    "Parku Europa" I will be on the back side of the Skanderbeg Monument (The Men on the Horse) There are some places to sit and trees to protect you from the sunshine.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Sheshi Skënderbej
  • 2
    Outside visit
    Et'hem Bej Mosque
  • 3
    Outside visit
    The Clock Tower of Tirana
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Bunk'Art 2
  • 5
    Outside visit
    Murat Toptani Street
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Tirana Castle
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Ura e Tabakëve
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Saint Paul Cathedral
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Pyramid of Tirana
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Postbllok - Checkpoint
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Enver Hoxha's Former Residence
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Skanderberg Statue

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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Janelle 19 May 2024
Lismore

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Travelled in group - May 2024
Thanks Eni for sharing some of your own life experiences with us. We found your tour very interesting and would highly recommend to others.
tomasz 05 May 2024
Brussels

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Aldo is a very kind and friendly young gentelman, the tour was interesting, well organised and it was a real pleasure
Danielle 04 Apr 2024
London

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Travelled in couple - Apr 2024
Thanks Aldo for a great tour! It was a great coverage of old and new history and we covered a lot of ground. Highly recommend!
Paul 04 Apr 2024
Berlin

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Travelled in group - Apr 2024
We were the only participants on that tour so Aldo asked what wie want to know and made out Tour unique. Special thanks 👍🏻
Anna 28 Mar 2024
Hamburg

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Travelled in couple - Mar 2024
Super interessante Tour mit vielen Informationen über die Geschichte Albaniens und Tiranas. Aldo kann super erzählen und kennt sich gut aus. Die Tour hat auf jeden Fall große Lust gemacht noch mehr zu entdecken.
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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
Suitable for carrying pets.

What should you know?

Minimum of attendees
There is no minimum number of people 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
Electronic or credit card payment is accepted.
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