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Secrets behind city center stones, plants & food in Tirana free walking tour!

Duration: 2h
Languages: English
Registered on August 10, 2023

Local Free Tour in the center of Tirana! Our free tour team is a community based initiative with a group of experienced guides that are able to show all the hidden gems, secrets and anecdotes that make the city center even more magical to experience. We love hiking, climbing, travelling and of course doing what we in Albania do best - enjoying local traditional food!

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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

Tour description

Our goal is for you to see the Eternal City the way we do: streets, stones, plants, restaurants, neighbourhoods and know the story behind them.
I prefer touring with small groups, so it's much easier to chat and ask questions as we walk around.
Embark on a journey through time and immerse in the former communist capital full of history, imprisonments, and interrogations. The house of leaves Museum, the story behind this misterious building and the ivy plants creeping on its walls.

Our tour will start at the Carousel in the  Skenderbeg Square and we will visit these attractions:

1- Skenderbeg Square and its stone Tiles
2- Little forests near the main square
3- Skenderbeg monument
4- National Historical Museum
5- Et'hem Bej Mosque
6- The Clock Tower
7- Dajti Mountain- how to get there
8- BUNK'ART 2 Museum
9- Tirana Castle
10- Downtown One and its balconies
11- Lana River
12- The pyramid
13- The Checkpoint and Blloku Area- the nightlife of Tirana
14- The Youth Park- Taiwan Park
15- Orthodox Church
16- The House of Leaves Museum

And the food 😋 I will definitely recommend places to eat in Tirana. We will visit some restaurants during our walk and talk about traditional dishes and the secrets they are made of.

See you soon my friends! 🙂

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Highlights

What will we visit on this tour?

  • Meeting point:
    8RH9+42R, Tirana, Albania
    8RH9+42R, Tirana, Albania
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    We will meet just near the CAROUSEL, in the Skenderbeg Square (Main Square of Tirana) I will be wearing a cap.

  • 1
    Outside visit
    Skanderbeg Square
  • 2
    Outside visit
    National historical museum
  • 3
    Outside visit
    Skanderberg Statue
  • 4
    Outside visit
    Et'hem Bej Mosque
  • 5
    Outside visit
    The Clock Tower of Tirana
  • 6
    Outside visit
    Bunk'Art 2
  • 7
    Outside visit
    Tirana Castle
  • 8
    Outside visit
    Downtown One
  • 9
    Outside visit
    Lana River
  • 10
    Outside visit
    Postbllok - Checkpoint
  • 11
    Outside visit
    Pyramid of Tirana
  • 12
    Outside visit
    Blloku
  • 13
    Outside visit
    Enver Hoxha's Former Residence
  • 14
    Outside visit
    Parku Rinia - Youth Park - Taiwan Park
  • 15
    Outside visit
    Resurrection of Christ Orthodox Cathedral
  • 16
    Outside visit
    House of Leaves

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

(27 ratings)
4.96
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Professionalism
4.96
Fun
4.93
Expression
4.89
Quality
4.96
Route
4.96
Fransiska 25 May 2024
Loja

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Travelled in couple - May 2024
Elton told us he is a teacher and I imagine that he’s a very good one because of the way he presented the tour. So much information and so many great places, the 2 hours flew by! Also recommended a great restaurant for us and gave us other advice and recommendations on the rest of our trip
Lisa 13 May 2024
Corpus Christi

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Travelled alone - May 2024
Excellent guide. Very knowledgeable and gave great tips on restaurants and activities.
Clare 08 Feb 2024
Belford

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Travelled in couple - Feb 2024
Brilliant guide. The best walking guide we’ve ever had anywhere. Interesting, informative and really nice person. Highly recommended.
Jonas 19 Oct 2023

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Travelled in couple - Oct 2023
Fun informative walk! We had a great time with a small group. Would definitely recommend
Rasha 19 Oct 2023
New York

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Travelled alone - Oct 2023
Really excellent tour with Elton! I’ve done a lot of these and this one was one of the best. Informative and great route. A little history, a little culture, a little art and a little info on the local food. Perfect to orient yourself in Tirana. He even sends you a list of the best places to eat and a street art tour you can do yourself. Highly recommend!
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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 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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